Elisha Omoso, PhD

Name: Elisha Omoso, PhD

Position: Lecturer and Teaching Practice Coordinator

Contacts: eomoso@rongovarsity.ac.ke or eliomsh04@yahoo.com

Academic qualification

Dr. Elisha Omoso is a lecturer in the School of Education, Department of Curriculum Instruction and Media (CIM) at Rongo University, Kenya. He holds a PhD in Education from Edge Hill University, UK. He has MSc in Educational Science and Technology from the University of Twente, The Netherlands; Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (UK) from Edge Hill University; B.Ed First Class (Hons) from Maseno University, Kenya; and a Certificate in Audio-Visual Learning Materials from Katholieke University of Leuven, Belgium. 

Work experience

Dr. Omoso has over eight years of teaching experience in various universities both in Kenya and in the UK as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Edge Hill University. Prior to teaching in universities, he taught Mathematics and Geography in Kenyan secondary schools for six years. Mr Omoso has acted as head of CIM department, and is currently the Teaching Practice Coordinator, module designer and a member of ODeL board of Rongo University. He was also a high school senior teacher and a student leader at Maseno University.  

Honours and award

  1. Edge Hill University Graduate Teaching Assistant scholarship, England, UK
  2. University of Twente Excellence Scholarship, The Netherlands
  3. A visiting scholar in Audio-visuals, KU Leuven, Belgium

Research Interest

Omoso has published books, refereed articles and presented papers in conferences in Kenya and the UK. His recent publications are attached. Omoso’s current research project investigates how teachers in England interpret and use data under the New Public Management era. His research interests are Teacher Professional Development and Policy, Technology Integration in Education and Curriculum and instructional Design. Omoso has also been a co-investigator in an irrigation feasibility study in Khwisero sub-county conducted by JOOUST researchers and funded by World Vision. 

Professional affiliation

Elisha Omoso is a fellow of Higher Education Academy (UK), a member of the International Congress on School Effectiveness and Improvement (ICSEI), Distance Education and Teacher Training in Africa (DETA) as well as a member of African Network for Internationalization of Education (ANIE).


  1. Omoso, E., & Odindo, F. (2020). TPACK in teacher education: Using pre-service teachers’ self-reported TPACK to improve pedagogic practice. International Journal of Education and Research, 8(5), 125- 138.
  2. Omoso, E. (17th December 2019). Data Use Practices in English Secondary Schools. Doctoral thesis.  
  3. Omoso, E. (2019). Using School-generated data. In Tim Cain, Becoming a Research-Informed Schoool: Why? What? How? (pp. 77-94). New York: Routledge.
  4. Omoso, E., Schildkamp, E., &Pieters, J. (2019). Data Use in Kenyan Secondary Schools. Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 4(3), 216-231.
  5. Omoso, E. (2013). Data-Based Decision Making (DBDM) in the School Environment: An Assessment of Data Use Practices by Teachers and School Leaders. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-44167-7
  6. Omoso, E., Ansyari, M.F., & Zeno, M. (2013). Designing Effective Online Instructional Demonstration for a Procedure: A Case of Redesigning Camtasia Getting Started Video Series for Novices. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-3-659-42245-1