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                                DR. YAMBO, ONYANGO M. JOHN. PhD, MEMSK, KIM.



                                  P.O BOX 408 – 40200 KISII.

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Marital Status- Married with 5 children

Present Post : Lecturer and Ag. Post Graduate Coordinator.








Educational Management and Policy Studies

Moi University



Educational Administration

University of Eastern Africa, Baraton



Theology(Old Testament Studies)

Great Lakes University of Kisumu GLUK



Religion and History

Maseno University College-Moi University.



Theology and Religious Studies

Bugema University, Kampala,



Advanced certificate (Literature, CRE, History & Geography)

Private Candidate



Ordinary Certificate

Private Candidate



Junior Secondary

Ndiru Secondary School



Primary Education

Ratta-Kouta Primary School



Eleven years District Pastor, seven years Education Director and Executive Secretary, five years primary school teacher, ten years teachers training  college, eight years part-time lecturer in various universities, currently, full time university lecturer.


  1. DENOMINATIONAL/CHURCH ORDINATION: 1ST APRIL, 2006, Ordained as a Gospel Minister, Chaplain, and Licensed Marriage Counselor and Officiator by the Seventh –day Adventist Church and the Government of the Republic of Kenya under Cap 151 of the Laws of Kenya.


  1. Appointment as Lecturer and Post Graduate Coordinator        September, 2014 Kisii University, Eldoret, Campus.

  2. Lecturer, Post Graduate Coordinator,

                       May, 2015 Kehancha/Isebania Campus

  1. Previous work experience




  1. Ogalo, E. A. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2017). Influence of Principals’

Autocratic Leadership Style on Students’ academic achievement          in Kenya Certificate of Public Secondary Education Examinations in Awendo Sub-County, Migori County, Kenya. International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies

                                    (IJIRAS) 4(3)March 2017ISSN: 2394-4404     

  1. Omollo, A. E. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2017). Influence of Peer

             Pressure on Secondary School Students Drop out in     

             Rongo Sub-County, Migori County,  Kenya    Journal of  

 Education and Practice  www .iiste.org ISSN  2222-1735-2222-           288X  8 (9)   73-78

  1. Yambo, J. M. O. (2016). Principalship Dilemma: Stress in School Administration in Kenya Today: Practical Guide for Novice and Experienced School Administrators. Frankfurt. Lambert Academic Publishing.

  2. Mwita, E. & Yambo, J. M. O, (2016)  Contributions of High

Enrollment  and its Effects  on the Implementation of Life Skills          Education in Public Secondary  Schools in Kuria East sub-County,

Migori County, Kenya  International Journal of Social Research                            and Education-IJARPED, ISSN 2226-6348 August 2016 5 (3),86-93

  1. Ombori, J. O., Nyakan, P. O. & Yambo, J. M. O.(2016) Ban of

corporal punishment and its effects on pupils’ discipline in                   public primary schools in Manga Division Nyamira County,

Kenya. Journal of harmonized Research (JOHR) April, 2016. 2(2)     185-197 ISSN 2454-5384

  1. Osije, M. A.,   Yambo, J. M. O. (2016) Influence of the Level of Education on Progression of Women to Leadership    

Positions in Mabera    division, Kuria west, Migori County    International Journal of Research & Development Organization (IJRDO) 4(2)1-15   ISSN: 2455-6661

  1. Otieno, Omollo H.; Kute, Atieno B &Yambo, J. M.O. (2016)

           Effects of Financial Budgeting in the Management of

           Public Secondary Schools in Uriri Sub-County, Migori County,  Kenya European Journal of Research and Reflection in Educational Sciences   4 (2) 1-7    ISSN 2056-5852

  1. Adhanja, Rose A.; Nyakan, Peter. O. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2016).

Family   Based   Socio-Economic Factors that Affect Students’  Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Rongo Sub County, Migori County, Kenya  2 (3) 99-122 March 2016  International Journal of Research & Development Organization (IJRDO) ISSN: 2455-6661


  1. Okoth, Elizabeth, A. & Yambo,  J. M.O.(2016) Determining Causes of

conflicts    in secondary schools and their Influence on students’    academic achievement in Kisumu City, Kenya  Journal of harmonized Research (JOHR) April, 2016. 2(2)135-142 ISSN 2454-5384


  1. Mbera, P. G. A., Tuitoek, J. K. F. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2015 Relationship between Principals’ Management Experience and Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kericho County, Kenya. Journal of harmonized Research (JOHR) December 2015.1 (3)170-176 ISSN 2454-5384


  1. Mudis, P. A. & Yambo, J. M. O, (2015) Role of Peer Counseling on the Relationship between Prefects and the Students’ body in public Secondary schools in Migori Sub-county, Migori County, Kenya International Journal of Social Research and Education-IJARPED, ISSN 2226-6348, Oct 2015    4 (4), 136-149


  1. Tuitoek, J. K. F., Yambo, J. M. O. & Adhanja, R.  A. (2015) Contributions of School based socio-economic factors on students’ academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Eldoret West Sub-county, Uasin Gishu County. European Journal of Research & Reflection in Education. Vol. 3 No. 1. 2015.January, 2015 ISSN 2056-5852


  1. Situma, J. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2015)  Attitudes of Christian religious Education Teachers and Students towards the Role of the Subject in Provision of HIV/AIDS Education in Kenya. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention ISSN: 2319 – 7722, ISSN (Print): 2319 – 7714 www.ijhssi.org March. 2015. 4 (3).34-39


  1. Obonyo S. O. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2015)  Examining availability of ICT tools for use in enhancing teaching and learning in Secondary Schools in Rachuonyo South Sub-County, Homa bay County, Kenya  Journal of Social Sciences Research, April, 2015.  ISSN 2321-1091 7(2) 1325-1331


  1. Ojera, D.A. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2014). Role of Principals’ Instructional      Leadership Style in facilitating Learning Materials and Co-ordination of personnel on Students’ Performance in Southern Nyanza Region, Kenya. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention-IJHSSI. March, 2014 3 (3), 51-55


  1. Yambo, J. M. O; Odhiambo R. A.  & Odera Y. F. (2014) An Assessment of the extent at which High School Principals are stressed in relation to their job experience in schools in Southern Nyanza Region, Kenya International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention- IJHSSI -ISSN 2319- 7722 May 2014, 3 (5), 25-33


  1. Yambo, J. M. O. & Tuitoek, J. K. F (2014). Effects of the Principals’ Decision Making in the Management of Private Secondary Schools in Kisumu District, Kenya International Journal of Social Research and Education- IJARPED, ISSN 2226-6348, June 2014    3 (4), 52-60


  1. Odidi, E. M. O., Jebichi, F. M. & Yambo, J. M. O.,  (2013).

     Extent of Integration of Content of Emerging and Re-Emerging                      Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes in the Various Curricula of the        Academic Programmes at Kenya Medical Training Colleges       International journal of Academic Research in Progressive  education   and Development IJARPED, ISSN 2226-6348, January2013,  2 (1),174-186    

  1. Yambo, J. M. O. (2012). Determinants of KCSE Examination  Performance in S.D.A Sponsored Schools: A Key to Academic Promotion to the next Level of Learning. Frankfurt. Lambert Academic Publishing.


  1. Yambo, J. M. O., Kindiki J. N. & Tuitoek, J.K.F. (2012) Investigating the Sources of Stress Among High School Principals’ in Relation to their Job Experience in School in Southern Nyanza Region, Kenya. International Journal of Social Research and Education-IJARPED 3 (1), 122-146

  2. Ombuya, B. D; Yambo, J. M. O & Omolo T. M , (2012). Effects of Orphanhood on Girl-child’s Access and Retention in Secondary School Education: A case of Rongo District, Kenya. International journal of Academic Research in Progressive education and Development  IJARPED. ISSN 2226-63-48   October, 2012. 4(1):114-137

  3. Odhiambo R. A. & Yambo, J. M. O. (2012). Role of Principals in Dealing With Challenges Affecting Girl-Child Education in Mixed Day Secondary Schools in Rongo and Ndhiwa Districts, Kenya International journal of Academic Research in Progressive education and Development IJARPED, October, 2012.  5 (1), 220-256





  1. Kigen Josphat Kipruto: Dynamics of school management in curbing students unrest in Kenyan public secondary schools in the in Baringo County. Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)


  1. Pamela Akinyi Mudis: The Relationship between Stress Management Techniques and Task Performance of student Leaders in secondary Schools in Kisumu County. Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)

  2. Roseline Akinyi Odingo: Perception of school adjustment on Academic Achievement of Secondary Students in Kisumu County. Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)


  1. Keitany Wilson: Effects of Teacher Motivation on Pupils’ Academic Performance in KCPE in Sacho Sub-County, Baringo County. M. Ed Educational Administration. Kisii University. (Graduated December, 2014)

  2. Mulwo J. Jenipher: Role of head Teachers’ Transformational Leadership Strategies in Motivating Teachers in Public Primary Schools in Kabarnet Sub-County, Baringo County. Kisii University. (Graduated December, 2014)


  1. Elizabeth Akinyi Okoth: Influence of Transformational Leadership Practices on teacher performance and secondary school student achievement in Kisumu county. Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)


  1. Omulama Aston Angote: Transfer of teachers and its effects on secondary schools administration in Kakamega County. Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)


  1. Juliana Chepkorir Kirui: Influence of principal’s leadership styles on teachers’ commitment to their professional academic work in Kericho Sub-county, Kenya. M. Ed Kisii University (Graduated December , 2015)


  1. Ombori Josephine: effects of the ban of corporal punishment on pupils’discipline in Public Primary Schools in Manga Sub-County, Nyamira County, Kenya. M. Ed (Graduated December, 2015)


  1. Kennedy Otieno Odongo: An assessment of the effect of ISO9001:2008 certification on Organizational Performance: A case of Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital. Kisii University. MBA (Graduated December, 2014)


  1. Imbo Philemon Nyangweso: Effects of resource endowment on K.C.P.E performance in public primary schools in Rachuonyo south sub county, Homa Bay County. M. Ed Kisii University (Ongoing)


  1. Sugut Enock Kibet. Selected learners factors influencing the choice of Agriculture subject in Public Secondary Schools in Eldoret West Sub-County, Kenya M.Ed. Kisii University ( Graduated,  December, 2015)


  1. Nyambuga Jonah Otieno: Role public of Youth Polytechnics in Provision of Employment: A case of Homa Bay County. M. Ed Kisii University (Completed November, 2016)


  1. Auma Angeline: Forms of punishment and their effects on academic achievement of Early Childhood Education learners in Awendo sub-County, Migori County. Mount Kenya University. (Completed, May, 2015)


  1. Charles Chelimo: Contributions of the Provision of Sanitary Towels on Access and Retention of Girl-Child in Public Primary schools in Baringo Central Sub-County. M. Ed Educational Administration. Kisii University. (Graduated December, 2015).


  1. Rael Jeruto Ng’isirei: British Colonial Transformation of Indigenous Cattle Production and the Socio-Economic Effects among the Nandi people of Kenya 1890-1903. (Completed  July, 2016)


  1. Henry Odongo Olonje: Influence of Formative Assessment Practices on Student Academic Achievement in Public Secondary Schools in Siaya County, Kenya, Doctor of Philosophy, Kisii University, (On going)


  1. Sunda Fred Leo: Influence of principal’s leadership skills on teachers’ Trainee academic achievement in Public Teacher Training Colleges in Lake Region, Kenya. M. Ed Rongo University (on going)


  1. Kipchumba Lagat Hillary: Assessment of Factors Influencing Implementation Of E-Learning In Universities In Uasin Gishu County, Kenya MIS, Kisii University (Graduated December,  2016)


  1. Adeka Austne………………………….


  1. Odumbe Roseline


  1. Asenath Atieno Achuku


  1. Okeyo Rev. Social Religious beliefs affecting orphans and the vulnerable in VOSH churches in Nyando sub – county. (on going)


  1. Magdaline J. Kandie: Implementation of physical infrastructure safety guidelines in public boarding secondary schools in Baringo County. M. Ed Kisii University, 2014.

  2. Virginia Njeri Maina: Influence of school library facilities on academic performance of primary school learners in Eldoret West Sub-County, M. Ed Kisii University, 2014.

  3. SAMUEL Isaiah N. Gwaro (CBM/12/10121/11) “An Investigation of The Factors Affecting Capitation Programme in Provision of the Health Care Services: A Case of Nairobi County Accredited Health Facilities, MBA. Kisii University 2014.

  4. Nyakundi Ruth Moraa (CBM/12/10251/12) “An Investigation of the Effects of Promotional Mix Elements on Brand Equity: A Survey of Customers of Major Supermarkets In Eldoret Town’’ MBA Kisii University 2014.

  5. Songok K. Samuel  (CBM/12/10325/12) “Effects of Remuneration Strategies on the Employees Performance: A Case of Micro Finance Institutions In Eldoret Town, Uasin Gishu County’’   2014

  6. Rael Cherobon  (CBM/12/10281/12) “Effects of Corporate Social Responsibility Spending on A Firm’s Performance: A Survey of Banks in Nakuru County’’  2014

  7. Chirchir Lunus Kipkorir  (MIN 14/20163/13) “Effects of Health Information Systems on user Performance: A Survey of Health  Organizations in Uasin Gishu County’’  2014.

  8. Hellen J. Magut (MIN14/20300/14)  “The Impact of Social Media on The Academic Performance of University Undergraduate Students: A Case of Moi University Information Science Students’’  2014

  9.  Sang Clothilda Chepng’etich (MIN14/20301/14) “The Role of Library  Support Service on Distance Education Learning at Mount Kenya University’’ 2014

  10. Jane Chebet Mitei: (EM17/00259/12) Constraints of Life Skills Education Curriculum Implementation in Primary Schools in Nandi South Sub- County, M. Ed Kisii University, 2015.

  11. Mercy Chepkemboi  Ohanga (MHS 11/40006/14)  “An Assessment of the Factors that Determine the Nutritional Status of the Elderly in Langas as  Informal Settlement, Eldoret Uasin Gishu County” 2015.

  12. Gilbert O. Omundi (EM17/00348/12) “Influence of Drug Abuse on Academic Performance in Public Secondary, Schools in Nyamira North District, Nyamira County, Kenya.  2015.

  13. Lenah Nelima Simiyu (EM17/00284/12) “Equity Factors Influencing Enrolment of Students in University Self-Sponsored Programme. A Case of Kisii University, Kenya. M. Ed. Kisii University  2015.

  14. Omote Loice Nyakerario (MSA 18/60016/14) Attitudes and Behaviour Among Seventh-Day Adventist Youth in Rigoma Division Nyamira County, Kenya.   2015

  15. Maobe Fredrick Okombo (EM 17/0027/10) “Impact of Free Day Secondary Education on Academic Achievement in Gucha South Sub-County Kisii County, Kenya. M. Ed. Kisii University 2015.

  16. Lwakasana Edward (EM17/00257/11) Role of Income Generating Activities in Financing Public Secondary School Education in Trans Mara Sub-County, Narok county, Kenya. M. Ed Kisii University 2016.

  17. Gladys J. Cheruiyot (EM17/03523/12) Management Factors Influencing Implementation of Guidance and Counseling Services In Public Secondary Schools In Baringo Central Sub County Baringo County, Kenya M. Ed. Kisii University 2016

  18. Charles Keiyo (EM17/03503/12) Teachers Motivation and Its Influence on Learners’ Academic Achievement in Public Secondary Schools in Marigat Sub County, Kenya 2016

  19. Kemboi Kimeli Stephen (EM17/03727/14) Influence of Capacity Building on Public Primary Schools Headteacher’s Management Roles In Eldoret East Sub County, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. 2016

  20. Andrew Atung Ongondo (EM17/00189/11) Influence of Early Marriages on School Completion and Drop out among Secondary students in Nyamira North Sub County, Nyamira County, Kenya M. Ed Kisii University 2016

  21. Kennedy Omwoki Moga (EM17/00189/10) Challenges in the integration of ICT in the teaching of Geography in Public Secondary in Nyamira North Sub County, Nyamira County, Kenya M. Ed. Kisii University 2016



Aug 1990  SDA Annual Education Conference, Kisumu Technical Training Institute.  


Aug.1992   East African Union Teacher’s and Chaplains Congress                   - Kamagambo Adventist College


April, 1994     Uganda Union Pastors  & Literature Evangelist Promotional conference held at  Entebbe-Uganda


Dec. 1995 Annual East African Union Teachers/Chaplains Retreat -   J.K.U.A.T-Nairobi


Dec. 1996  Annual East African Union Teachers & Chaplains conference -  Moshi Co-op College  Tanzania


April 2000  East African Division Bible Conference  at  Kamagambo Adventist College            

Mar. 2002 East African Union-Five Focus Issues &Education conference held at U.E.A. Baraton


April 2002 Annual KASHA Workshop for EAU Teachers at University of. Eastern Africa, Baraton


May 2003 Adventist Television Network, Satellite Dish Antenna, LBN & Satellite   Receiver conference at East African Union -Nairobi  


Aug. 2003 Annual KASHA Seminar for EAU Teachers Chaplains & Counselors  held at                                   Murang’a TTC


Dec. 2004 Annual East Central Africa Division Rwanda Chaplaincy Convention Emphasizing Holistic Education On Hosp., Military, School Teachers University Chaplaincy) held at the National University of  Butare, Rwanda.



April 2006 Annual KASHA Seminar for EAU Teachers/Chaplaincy held at Giriama Beach Hotel, Mombasa


May 2006   Ministry of Education KESI Course on Educational Management for  DEB-Members Tom Mboya Labour  College,  Kisumu                                                                                                                        

Aug.2006 Ministry of Education KESI- Strategic planning held at the Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA) Nairobi


October, 2006 Adventist World Radio-Radio Workshop and Training on Communication- Intermediate course on Radio Magazine Production held at Ongata Rongai, Nairobi


March 2007 Adventists Scholars and Writers Seminar - Advent Hill, Nairobi


January 2012 NACADA Conference: Towards a Society Free of Alcohol and Drug Abuse   - Kenya Institute of Administration   (KIA) Nairobi


3-5th Sept 2013 First International Interdisciplinary Conference  organized by University of Eldoret and Anambra State University, Nigeria held at University of Eldoret, Kenya.


25-27th Sept. 2013 Kenya’s Educational Reforms and Devolved Govt.  organized by Education Management Society of Kenya at  Kabarak  University.





  1. 2016 Guest Speaker, Annual camp-Meetings of the SDA Church.

  2. 2014 Trainer: Proposal and project writing for ECDE Diploma students in Rongo Sub county ECDE Centres

  3. Reviewer: Journal of educational Research and Reviews (ERR)

  4. Reader: The Educator Journal

  5. 2005 Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) Presiding Officer, during Referendum at    Kisumu Town West Constituency

  6. Planner: KESI now KEMI strategic plan development and eventual changing former Highridge Teachers College to KEMI institute, Nairobi, 2006


  1. 2007 Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) Deputy Presiding Officer, during the General Elections at Kisumu Town West Constituency


  1. 2010 Interim Independent Electoral Commission (IIEC) Presiding Officer during the Constitutional referendum at Rongo Constituency


  1. 2006 –2012 Member Provincial Education Board (P.E.B)   -    Nyanza Province –Kisumu


  1. 1997 -2007  Chairman Langi Kochiel Youth Polytechnic of Kombewa Division


  1. 2001 - 2006  DEB Member  Siaya and Bondo Districts


  1. 2003 -2007  BOG Member  Olembo, Maliera, Bunde & D.O Makasembo Secondary Schools


  1. 2006-2007        DEB Membe   - Nyando and Kisumu Districs    


  1. 2004 -2007          Secretary Seme Kowe Welfare Association


  1. 2007 –Present     Chairman   Seme Kowe Welfare Association






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Chaplaincy, Reading, Research, Athletics and Gospel Music



      Maseno University

      P.O.Box 333

      MASENO, Tel. 0724677173



    Nyarach Mixed Secondary School

    P.O.Box 125  Rongo 40404  Tel. 0728589491                                                      



        Senior Accountant, University of Eldoret

        P. O Box 1125 Eldoret

       Tel 0717400022



     Principal, Arundo Secondary School,

    P. O. Box 80, 40404 TEL. 0721573540 RONGO