UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
DAR ES SALAAM UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (DUCE)

Chang'ombe Demonstration Primary School

Name of School

CHANG'OMBE Demonstration Primary School

E-mail address: primary-school@duce.ac.tz

School google Location:

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About the School:

Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School was a Swahili public primary school established in 1959 with registration number DS.03/02/005under the former Dar es Salaam Teachers’ Training College (DTC) before the registration number was changed to EM. 4058. Upon the establishment of Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) in 2005 the school was made part of the College with other demonstration schools (Pre School and Secondary). The school has been operating in both Swahili Medium and English Medium classes since its transformation from Swahili to English Medium in 2017. Currently, the school has five English Medium classes while the rest of the classes are Swahili Medium.

The school meant to save as a centre for student teachers at the College to learn by doing through micro-teaching sessions. It serves both the public and DUCE community; the current school population is 893 and 31 teachers. The school uses the National Curriculum recommended by the Government

The School Core Functions:

  • To ensure the broad-based development of pupils by considering their cognitive, social, emotional, cultural and physical skills to the best of their abilities, preparing and caring them for their school career and welfare in and outside classrooms,
  • To cultivate a positive learning environment,
  • To enable pupils acquiring literacy, numeracy, creativity and communication skills,
  • To enjoy learning and develop desire to continue learning,
  • To develop ability for critical thinking and logical judgment,
  • To appreciate and respect the dignity of work,
  • To develop desirable social standards, moral and religious values,
  • To develop into a self-disciplined, physically fit and healthy person,
  • To develop aesthetic values and appreciate own and other people's cultures,
  • Develop awareness and appreciation of the environment,
  • To develop awareness of and appreciation for other nations and international community,
  • To instill respect and love for own country and the need for harmonious co-existence,
  • To develop individual talents,
  • To promote social responsibility and make proper use of leisure time,
  • To develop awareness and appreciation of the role of technology.

 

Staff Biographies

Mr. Bubelwa Gerald Ishengoma

He is the Head Teacher of Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He also teaches Mathematics, English Language and Civic and Moral Education at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He has 17 years working experience as a Primary School teacher. Mr. Ishengoma holds B.A Education (Lingustics & Political Science) from the University of Dodoma (UDOM) in 2014. Also, he holds Diploma in Book-keeping and Accounts from International Correspondence Schools (UK), and a Certificate of Education Grade IIIA from Kitangali Teachers’ College.


Ms. Selina Guido Tinda

She is teaching French and English at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She holds B.A. Education (Linguistics & French) from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). She also holds Diploma in Education from Dar es Salaam Teachers’ College. She has served 15 years in the teaching career. In the past, Ms. Tinda served as the Head of Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School.


Ms. Agnes Jastini Msoka

She is a Science teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 15 a years’ experience in Primary School Education. She holds a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Singachini Teachers’ College and Elementary Ban English Language course from British Council Dar es Salaam Tanzania. Ms. Msoka has served as a classroom coordinator at the school.


Ms. Gloria Cyprian Mtenga

She is teaching Mathematics at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 30 years’ experience in teaching primary school pupils. She holds a Bachelor Degree holder in Education from the Open University of Tanzania. Also, she holds a Diploma in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College. She currently serves as the school Academic Mistress.


Ms. Philipina Tumaini Mndeme

She teaches Mathematics, English, Kiswahili and Science at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has been teaching at a primary school level for 14 years now. She holds a degree in Education from Ruaha University. She also holds a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Mandaka Teachers’ College. Ms. Mndeme serves as an assistant Staff meeting secretary.                     


Ms. Leothelia Jonas Haramba

She teaches Kiswahili and Social Works at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has served in this career for 13 years. She holds a Master of Arts in Kiswahili from the University of Dar es Salaam. Ms. Haramba is currently the head of the Library unit.


Ms.  Neema Yella Kanyiksi

She is teaching Health Care, Development sports and arts, Numeracy, Reading and Writing in grade one. Prior to joining DUCE, she taught in different schools (private and public schools) including Green Acres schools (2014 –2015), Mlowa Secondary (2015-2018) Ruvu Primary school (2018-2019). She joined Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School in November 2019. She has taught at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School for 5 years now. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Education (BAED) from Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora- (AMUCTA) from 2011- 2013. Ms. Kanyiksi is currently working as the head of the school store unit.


Ms. Stumai Omary Kawago

She teaches Numeracy, Reading and Writing in grade two at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has17 years working experience in Primary School Education. She holds a Diploma in Primary Education from Marangu Teachers College, a Grade IIIA Certificate holder in Education from Ifunda Teachers’ College. Ms. Kawago currently serves as an assistant in the school’s department of Statistics and Logistics.


Ms. Ruth Salatiel Mahenge

She is teaching Arithmetics, Reading and Writing in Grade Two at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School, University College of Education (DUCE). She has 28 years of working experience in Primary School Education. She holds a Diploma in Primary Education from Marangu Teachers’ College, a Grade IIIA Certificate holder in Education from Morogoro Teachers’ College. Currently, Ms. Mahenge serves as a head of Sports, Arts and Recreation Department.         


Ms. Scholastica Simon Kivelege

She is teaching Health Care and Development Sports and Arts in Grade One at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 17 years of working experience as a primary school teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education from Teofilo Kisanji University (TEKU) and she is specialized in teaching Kiswahili and History. She also holds a Grade IIIA Certificate of Education from Tandala Teachers’ College. Currently, she serves as an assistant in the School Projects Unit.


Ms. Mary Silas Moses

She teaches Mathematics and Social Studies at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has been working as a primary school teacher for 33 years now. She holds a Diploma in Education from Mpwapwa Teachers College and a Diploma in Education Skills in Career Administration from ADEM College-Bagamoyo. She is also a holder of Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College. She currently serves in school Academic Department as an assistant.


Mr. Kulwa John Magesa

He is teaching Science and Technology, Civic and Moral at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He has 30 years working experience as a Primary school teacher. He holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from St. Mary’s Teachers’ College. As well, he holds a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Mpwapwa Teachers’ College. Currently, he is the head of the school’s ICT and Statistics and Logistics department.


Ms. Veronica Cyril Macha

She teaches Kiswahili at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 30 years’ experience of working as Primary school teacher. She holds a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Kinampanda Teachers’ College. She is currently a member of the school project unit.


Ms. Janerose John Ngowi

She is teaching Kiswahili and Vocational skills at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 15 years of teaching experience at Primary School level. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Education (Kiswahili and History) from the Open University of Tanzania. She also holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from St Mary’s Teachers’ College and a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Tukuyu Teachers’ College. Currently, she is the school Storekeeper and pupils’ counselor.


Mr. Obadia Simon Mwakipesile

He teaches Mathematics and Science at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He has been serving as a primary schoolteacher for more than 10 years. He holds a Diploma in Primary Education from Bustani Teachers’ College and a qualified Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Tabora Teachers' College. Currently, he is the coordinator of Mathematics subject and a member of the school’s unit of Statistics and Logistics.


Ms. Eva Abel Mhagama

She is a holder of a Bachelor degree in Education from Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE). She took her primary education at Lashaine primary school in Arusha-Monduli District from 1993-1999.Then, she joined Banani International Secondary School in Zambia in 2000-2002 before transferring to Makongo High School in 2003. She joined Korogwe Girls High school for her advanced secondary education in year 2005. In the year 2008, she was enrolled at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education to pursue B.A with Education, specialized in French and Literature/linguistics. She has been teaching French and Literature/English in various government schools since 2011 and in November 2020, she joined DUCE’s Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She is currently serving as the head of the School’s English Speaking Task Force.


Ms. Sikitu Damian Byabalenzi

She is teaching Science and Social Studies at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has been working as a primary school teacher for 17 years. She holds a Diploma in Primary Education from the Open University of Tanzania, and Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Tandala Teachers’ College. She is currently the coordinator of class III and head of the school's Project Department.


Ms. Mary Gerald Lewanga

She is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School, teaching Kiswahili. She has been working as a primary school teacher for 24 years now. She holds a Diploma in Primary Education from the Open University of Tanzania and a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Morogoro Teachers’ College.


Ms. Johari Saad Othman

She teaches English at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 27years’ experience of teaching in Primary School. Johari holds Bachelor degree in Kiswahili from the University of Dodoma (UDOM). She also holds Diploma in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College and a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College.She currently serves as the Assistant Head of school, dealing with thewelfare of pupils and staff.


Ms. Bertha Revocatus Edward

She is teaching Social Studiesat Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 5 years teaching experience. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Education from the University of Dar es Salaam, focused in teaching History and Geography.She currently works as a grade four class coordinator..


Ms. Stella Shauri

She is teaching Kiswahili and History at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 20 years’ experience at Primary school level. She holds Diploma in Education Open University of Tanzania.She also holds a Grade IIIA certificate in Education from Muhonda Teachers’ College. She is currently in study leave pursuing Bachelor Degree in Education at Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial University.


Ms. Marystella Pantaleo Mosha

She is teaching Social Stuides as well as Civic and Moral at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has a Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management from Institute of Social Work(ISW) Dar es Salaam. She also holds a Diploma in Education from Morogoro Teachers’ College, as well as a Grade IIIA certificate in Education from Marangu Teachers’ College. She is currently a class five coordinator and pupils’ counsellor.


Ms. Irene Kayiji Mbede

She is teaching Civic and Moral Education at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 5 years of experience with Primary School pupils. She holds a Grade IIIA Certificate in Education from Ebonite Teachers’ College. She is currently the head of the school’s Domestic and Health unit.


Ms. Jackline Fabian Mrosso

She teaches Social Studies at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has teaching experience of 9 years. She holds degree Bachelor of Education in Arts from Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE). She also holds of a Diploma in Education from Korogwe Teachers’ College. She is currently the Assistant Head of School, dealing with academic affairs.


Ms. Victoria Mhagama Kibona

She is teaching Numeracy, Reading and Writing at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 30 years’ experience in teaching Primary School pupils. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) from Dar es salaam University College of Education (DUCE). Apart from that, she holds an Advanced Diploma in Adult Education and Development. Also, she holds a Diploma in Gender issues from Kivukoni Academy College. Morever, she holds a Grade IIIA certificate from Ifunda Teachers’ College. She is currently a member of the school sports and recreation unit.


Ms. Shubi Emmanuel Mbakile

She teaches Civic and Moral Education, Social Studies and all Class One subjects at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 32 years of experience in teaching. She holds Bachelor Degree holder in Human Resource Management from the Intitute of Social Work(ISW), Dar es Salaam. Morever, Ms. Mbakile holds a Diploma in Education from Chang’ombe Teachers’ College and a Grade IIIA certificate in Education from Butimba Teachers’ College.She is currently the head of the pupils’ discipline committee and a member of the staff discipline committee.


Ms. Agripina Ngililea Henry

She is teaching English, Kiswahili and Science at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. She has 17 years of experience in teaching. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education from Archbishop Mihayo University College of Tabora (AMUCTA), a constituent college of SAUT (Kiswahili and Linguistics). She also holds a Grade IIIA Certificate of Education from Kinampanda Teachers’ College. She currently serves as an assistant in Academic Department.


Mr. Ikumbaga Amon Mtawa

He is teaching Science and Technology and Social Studies at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He has 28 years’ experience in teaching. He holds a Diploma in Primary Education from Mount Sinai Teachers’ and Business College. He also holds a Grade IIIA Certificate of Education from Matogoro Teachers’ College. Currently, Mr. Mtawa works as an assistant head of the School Sports Department.


Mr. Athumani Ayubu Kaniki

He is teaching Social Studies, Civic and Moral at Chang’ombe Demonstration Primary School. He attended Ordinary level at Highland Secondary School, Advanced level at Ruhuwiko High School. He has 5 years teaching experience. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education (BAED) from Teofilo Kisanji University. He is a former Discipline Master and head of History Department Bukongo High School in Mwanza. Currently, Mr Kaniki serves as the assistant in Academic and ICT department.