Dr. Rose Atieno Opiyo

Dr. Rose Atieno Opiyo

roseContact Details
Department of Educational Psychology
School of Education (MMUST)
P.O. Box 190-50100
Kakamega, KENYA
Kakamega-Webuye Road
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Mrs. Rose Atieno Opiyo.

Rose is a holder of a Bachelors's and Masters's Degree in Developmental Psychology (Early Childhood Studies) from the University of Nairobi. Rose is a researcher, Career and Academic Counselor, and Child Youth and Adult Educator with vast experience in Educational Management, Administration, and Curriculum Development. She lectures both undergraduate and post-graduate courses related to General, educational, clinical, and organizational psychology. Rose is a child’s rights advocator and a researcher with International Child Development Centre (ICDC) where she works with children and their families, Child Welfare Service Providers, and Communities providing expert guidance on matters related to Parenting, students' academic guidance, and Child Growth and Development in general. Rose's research expertise and interests are in the areas of child development, the role of nutrition, and the quality of home and school contexts in the development of a well-adjusted child. A significant part of Rose's research and scholarship has been undertaken in the Kenyan context, and she brings rich insights from this work and her own background as a Kenyan to discussions of the importance of understanding the role of context in the development and instructional processes for young children.


Doctor of Philosophy (Ongoing), Early Childhood Studies. Kenyatta University, KenyaMaster of Education (Early Childhood Education) the University of Nairobi, KenyaBachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education) University of Nairobi, KenyaExpertiseChild Nutrition, Quality Assurance of Training Programmes for child care Professionals, Literacy and Language Development in Young Children and Administration and Supervision of Infants and Young Children’s

ProgrammesResearch Interests

Educational Management and Quality, Child Nutrition, Health Education Practices for Child Health, Literacy and Language Development in Young Children, Child Growth and Development

Some of her Major Publications:

  1. James Bill Ouda, Rose Atieno Opiyo and Paul Ogula (2015) Effect of Millenium village primary school meal project on enrollment rate and attendance of pupils in Yala Division, Siaya County, Kenya Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com.
  2. Samuel O. Obaki and Atieno Opiyo Rose (2014).A Concerted Effort in Eliminating Reading Deficiencies in Kenyan Elementary School Children 6– 8 years of age International Journal of Current Research (IJCR) 12, pp.10675-10680, Dec, 2014 Available online at http://www.journalcra.com.
  3. James Bill Ouda, Rose Atieno Opiyo and Wambiya Pascal (2014) Quality Education for the Pastoralist in Public Primary Schools in Kajiado County, Kenya: Case Study of Dupoto-E-Maa Education Project in Kajiado Central District International Journal of Advanced Research(IJAR) Journal homepage: http://www.journalijar.com.
  4. Alice Masese and Rose Atieno Opiyo (2012): Attainment of Kenyan Vision 2030 and Education for All: Consequences of Floods in Nyando Basin; Kisumu County.

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