Dr. Esthery Kunkwenzu has 20 years University and Secondary School teaching experience, experienced in curriculum review, design and development, strong leadership skills acquired through participating in various high level educational committees and very well grounded in data collection, analysis and report writing skills. Esthery has expert knowledge in Curriculum studies, nutrition education, expressive arts, gender and development issues, poverty, livelihood and safety net issues. She is also experience in working on regional projects funded by international bodies including the World Bank, DFID, UNICEF, WFP, and UNFP. Additionally, she has experience working in Malawi, Sierra Leone, Egypt and United Kingdom.
Esthery holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Education – Curriculum studies) Graduated in December 2007, from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. PhD Thesis title: Professional experiences of beginning secondary school teachers in Malawi: A grounded theory approach. She also has a Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced professional studies; Strathclyde University, Scotland, UK; 2005 Areas of study: Curriculum design for primary school teacher training, and professional studies. Additionally, she possesses Master of Education, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia, April, 1998 Areas of study: Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Paradigms in teacher education, Curriculum and Teaching Studies.