Faculty of Education and Humanities

The Faculty of Education and Humanities started in 2008 as one of the offshoots of the pioneer faculty of Gulu University, i.e. Faculty of Science Education, which opened its first academic year in 2002.

The Faculty’s mission is to train professional teachers and educationists to meet the high demand for teachers who will transform communities in the fields of science, technology and humanities countrywide.

The objectives of the Faculty of Education and Humanities are:

  • Teaching and assessment of learning achievements in professional and academic disciplines of education and humanities respectively and presenting successful candidates for graduation in the respective fields
  • Conducting basic and applied researches in the areas of education and humanities-based teaching, learning and evaluation
  • Providing outreach services for sustainable development with special emphasis on responsiveness and sensitivity to community needs and positive transformation
  • Broadening access to and meeting the increasing demand for quality teaching in the fields of sciences, technology and humanities under the broad theme of “transforming education for the global society”
  • Certificate in Higher Education Access Program
  • Bachelor of Business Education
  • Bachelor of Primary Education
  • Bachelor of Arts Education (Geography, History, Religion, Economics, English Language & Literature in English)
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Biological)
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Economics)
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Physical)
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Sports Science)
  • Bachelor of Science Education (Agriculture)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  • Master of Education in Educational Management
  • Master of Education in Foundations of Education and Curriculum Studies
  • Master of Arts in Geography
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in Literature and English Linguistics
  • PhD in Education (Curriculum Studies, Foundations of Education, Educational Management)
  • PhD in Humanities (Geography, Philosophy, Religious Studies, English & Linguistics)

Foundations of Education
Head: Dr. Stephen Odama, PhD, Gulu University
Mobile Tel: +256-772337749

Educational Psychology
Head: Mr. Opio George, Master’s in Educational Psychology, Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-772231813

Educational Management and Administration
Head: Dr. Denis T. Ofoyuru, PhD, Makerere University
Mobile Tel:  +256-772340667

Educational Technology, Communication and Curriculum Studies
Head: Mr. John Bismarck Okumu, Med (Curriculum Studies), Makerere University; PhD(candidate), Gulu University
Mobile Tel:  +256-772347845

Bachelor of Primary Education
Head: Dr. Stephen Odama, PhD, Gulu University
Mobile Tel: +256-772337749

Languages and Literature
Head: Dr. Tom Ogwang, PhD, Stirling, UK
Mobile Tel: +256-78241631

History
Head: Ms. Agatha Alidri, MA (History), PhD (candidate) Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-478423

Geography
Head: Dr. George Oriangi, PhD, Lund University and Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-774712667

Religious Education
Head: Mr. Oculi Victor, MA, Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-77256714

Economics and business education
Head: Mr. Jimmy Alani, MA in International Political Economy, Tsukuba University and MA in Economics, Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-772184339

Physics
Head: Mr. Festo Kiraga, MSc-Physics Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-782141331

Chemistry
Head: Dr. Innocent Achaye, PhD, University of Cape Town
Mobile Tel: +256-783923264

Biology
Head: Dr. Opiro Robert, PhD Gulu University/Yale University
Mobile Tel: +256-783102157

Mathematics
Head: Mr. Samuel Nsamba, MSc (Math) Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-782371934

Sports Science
Head: Mr. Ricky Ojara, MSc (Sports Science) Kyambogo University
Mobile Tel: +256-782152624

Agriculture
Head: Mr. Atube Francis, MSc (Agric) Makerere University. PhD (candidate), Gulu University
Mobile Tel: +256-772551663

Dr. George Oriangi, PhD, Lund University and Makerere University
Mobile Tel: +256-774712667

Dr. Bebwa Isingoma, PhD, Agder (Norway), EU Marie S. Curie Postdoc Fellow, Freiburg (Germany)
Mobile Tel: +256-787336365
Email: b.isingoma@gu.ac.ug

Dr. Expedito Nuwategeka, PhD, Gulu University
Mobile Tel: +256-782889985
Email: exnuwategeka@gu.ac.ug

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