Postal address: University of Dar es Salaam,
School of Education,
P.O Box 35048,
Dar es Salaam-Tanzania
University of Dar es Salaam,
School of Education Building,
Office number 311
Mobile phone (s): +255 (0)769256663
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7. Educational and professional history
Tarmo holds PhD in education from the Centre for International Education and Development, University of Sussex UK. Previously, he taught Biology and Chemistry in secondary school in Tanzania before joining Songea Teachers College as a Tutor in Biology, Educational Measurements and Evaluation and ICT in Education. In 2010, Tarmo was employed by the University of Dar es Salaam, School of Education as a Tutorial Assistant in the department of Educational Psychology and Curriculum Studies. Tarmo also holds Bachelor of Education in Science and Master of Education in Science Education, both from the University of Dar es Salaam.
8. Research and consultancy:
Tarmo, A. P. (2019). Science Teachers’ Beliefs and the Epistemological Underpinnings of the Science Curriculum for Secondary Education in Tanzania. Papers in Education and Development, 37(2). https://journals.udsm.ac.tz/index.php/ped/article/view/3502
Tarmo, A. P. (2016). Pre-service science teachers’ epistemological beliefs and teaching reforms in Tanzania. Cogent Education 3(1), 117857. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1178457
Paulo, A. & Tilya, F. (2014). The 2005 secondary school curriculum reforms in Tanzania: Disjunction between policy and practice in its implementation. Journal of Education and Practice 5(35), 114-122.
Paulo, A. (2014). Pre-service teacher’s preparedness to implement competence-based curriculum in secondary schools in Tanzania. International Journal of Education and Research 2(7) 219-230.
Paulo, A. (2014). Harnessing assessment’s power to improve students’ learning and raise achievements: What and how should teachers do? International Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Educational Research 8(1), 136-148.
Paulo, A. & Issa, T. (2013). Science teaching in developing countries: The contribution of outdoor activities on students’ learning of biology in Tanzanian secondary school. ResearchJournali’s Journal of Education, 1(1) 1-17.
Paulo, A. (2012). An investigation on the implementation of competence-based biology curriculum in diploma teacher training colleges in Tanzania. Unpublished Masters Dissertation. University of Dar es Salaam.