Dr. Julius Otundo (Ph.D.) is a renowned Educationist with close to three decades of active service in Education Industry and has contributed immensely on Curriculum Reforms in Kenya. He has presented various papers on Education Reforms focusing on 21st Century Learning both locally and internationally, among them GESS Education Leaders’ Conference (Kenya & U.A.E); Transformative Education (Syngapore); OMEP Conference for Early Years Education (Kenya); World Conference of Strategic Management (California); Global Education Networks and Transformative Learning/Dynamics of Digitalization of Education in the 21st Century during the GESS Leaders’ Education Conference held in U.A.E. He is among the great networks in African Universities to help transform graduate education through innovative pedagogy under (Partnership for Pedagogical Leadership in Africa (PedaL) and Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR).
He holds a Doctorate degree in Business Administration and Management (Kenya Methodist University), Master Degree in Education Leadership and Management (Kenya Methodist University); Bachelor of Education (Arts); two Post Graduate Diplomas, Several Professional Development Courses and Pursing a 2nd Doctorate Degree in Public Policy & Administration
Dr. Otundo is a Senior Faculty at Riara University, School of Education and Director of The Riara Institute. He is a Consultant in Education and Business Strategy. Dr. Otundo previously served as Chair Kenya Private School’s Association Nairobi County, CEO CITAM Schools, Member Facility Management Committee of Kenya Bureau of Standards and Select Panel Committee Member of Education Standards and Quality Assurance Council of The Ministry of Education. Dr. Otundo is a Member of Africa Academy of Management (AFAM); International Education Resource Network IEARN) and Council for Literacy Development (CLD).
He is passionate about Transformative Learning and The Future of Education. He is a mentor of upcoming professionals in Career Progression, Skill Development and Design and Critical Thinking. Dr. Otundo is well networked and has immense understanding of various forms of curricula and students’ needs in regard to career advancement. He was the Lead Consultant in two major Consultancies for Teacher Capacity Building for TSC https://www.nation.co.ke/news/education/Teachers-to-pay-for-training-in-TSC-deal-with-varsities/3126398-5457274-format-xhtml-g2ktbn/index.html and KICD – Reference No: MOE/KICD/SEQIP/E01/01/2017-2018.
Dr. Otundo’s most recent publications: https://www.paperpublications.org/issue/IJRRSSH/Issue-3-July-2020-September-2020