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

Chang'ombe Demonstration Secondary School

Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School was established in March, 1993 as a private entity under the leadership of the former Principal of Dar es Salaam Teachers’ College. Thereafter, a special committee that involved college management team and parents was formed so as to discuss the modality of running the school. On May, 1996, the parents and the college tutors contributed to construct classrooms in the college premise. In March, 1999, the school was officially registered (with a registration number S.845) as a government demonstration school supervised by the former Dar es Salaam Teachers’ College which was under the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training. Since September, 2005 to date the school has been under the supervision of Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE) under the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.

After the school being registered as a government demonstration school, it has been under the leadership of Mr. Christopher Machelle (1999-2005), Ms. Daina W. Matemu (2005-2018), Ms. Rehema M. Mdoe (2018-2020), Mr. Abinel E. Mananika (Acting Head of School: 2020 - 2021) and Dr. Patrick Kavenuke (Acting Head of School: 2021- to date). The school has both ordinary and advanced levels. By February, 2021, the school had 392 ordinary level students from Form I to Form IV. Students in ordinary level study all subjects as per government directives.  In the advanced level, the school offers three combinations namely; HGL, PCB and PCM. By February, 2021, the advanced level had 135 students in total.

Overall, the objectives of establishing the school was to offer opportunities for micro-teaching and single lesson for college student teachers; develop and try out teaching and learning materials; try out new teaching methods; and offer a room for research in education.

STAFF BIOGRAPHIES

1. Dr. Patrick S. Kavenuke: is the Acting Headmaster at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. Kavenuke received a certificate of an outstanding student of the 2012 Master Degree cohort at East China Normal University. He has received many prizes including the second prize of the best PhD students of the year 2015/2016 by Beijing Normal University. He also received a certificate of appreciation from Ambassador Abdulahman Amir Shimbo after facilitating a workshop on ‘Paper  Publication Procedures and Researching Skills’ to Tanzanian students in Beijing. Besides, Kavenuke received a certificate of appreciation from Beijing Normal University Faculty Dean after facilitating a seminar on ‘Identifying a Good Research Topic and Overall Academic Writing’ to Faculty of Education International students. He received his Bachelor of Education in Arts (Linguistics) at the University of Dar es Salaam in 2010 and Master Degree in Educational Leadership and Policy at East China Normal University in Shanghai in 2012.

2. Simon G. Shayo: Shayo is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He teaches Physics and Mathematics. He holds a Bachelor of Education (Science) and Masters of Education (Science) from the University of Dar es Salaam. He has research interest in active teaching and learning approaches and STEAM education

3. Justin F. Challe: Challe is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education and Masters of Arts in Education (University of Dar es Salaam) and he is specialized in History and Kiswahili. He is also a professional Musician. Currently, Challe is a Senior Academic Master.

4. Jabob N. Dibogo: Jacob is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. His subjects of specialization are Mathematics and Geography. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Mwenge Catholic University - Tanzania). He also holds an intermediate Soccer Training Certificate for Youths (Leipzig, German).

5. Lameck A. Magige: Lameck is teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. His subjects of specialization are English language and Literature in English. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education from the University of Dar es Salaam.

6. Grace A. Munisi: Grace is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. Her subject of specialization is Biological Science. She holds a Bachelor of Education in Science (University of Dar es Salaam).

7. Godfrey R. Haruni: Haruni is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Education in Science with Information and Communication Technology (University of Dodoma), and his subjects of specialization are Physics and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

8. Hadija H. Nguzo: Hadija is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She teaches Kiswahili Subject. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education). Currently, Hadija is studying Masters of Arts with Education (MAED) at Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)

9. Johari H. Mssoga: Johari is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education (St. John’s University of Tanzania), and she is specialized in English Language and Kiswahili.

10. Kulwa J. Kalyango: Kulwa is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Science with Education (University of Dar es Salaam). She has specialized in Biological Science

11. Godfrey B. Manamba: Manamba is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Education in Commerce (University of Dodoma), and he is specialized in Accountancy and Commerce.

12. Christopher G. Sanga: Christopher is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Education (University of Dar es Salaam) and a certificate of Traffic Controller (Air Tanzania Company at Civil Aviation). His subjects of specialization are Physics and Mathematics. 

13. Diana F. Mwigilwa: Diana is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Insurance and Risk Management (Institute of Finance Management) and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE).  Her subjects of specialization are Physics and Biology.

14. Sekela J. Mwangalaba: Sekela is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Education in Political Science and Geography (University of Dar es Salaam) and Masters of Human Resource Management (Mzumbe). Her subjects of interest are Geography and Civics.

15. Faraja O. Ndelwa: Faraja is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Education (Mkwawa University College of Education - MUCE). Her subjects of interest are Geography and English.

16. Willium H. Elisha: Elisha is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Science with Education (University of Dodoma). He teaches Basic Mathematics and Physics.

17. Watson H. Jackson: Jackson is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor Education in Science with Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the University of Dodoma. His subjects of interest are Basic Mathematics, Chemistry and ICT.

18. Msuri N. Kania: Kania is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Masters of Arts with Education from University of Dar es Salaam. Her teaching subjects include Kiswahili and English. She has also taken German training courses at Goethe Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; teaching language methodology in Freiburg, Schwabishal and Frankfurt (German). 

19. Patrick D. Geay: Geay is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Education in Arts and Masters of Arts in Education from the University of Dar es Salaam. His subjects of interest are Geography and General Studies.

20. Rachel Mwalujobo: Mwalujobo is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education (Dar es Salaam University College of Education. Her subjects of specialization are French and English.

21. John D. Madeha: John is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education from University of Dar es Salaam. His subjects of specialization are French and Kiswahili. Currently, he is the Acting Second Master of the school.

22. Joyce C. Kisika: Kisika is a teacher at Chang’ombe Demonstration Secondary School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education in Adult Education and Community Development from the University of Dodoma. Her subject of specialization is History.