Joyce Ndalichako Biography
Joyce Ndalichako was born on 21st 1964 in Musoma, Tanzania. She is a Tanzanian politician and the Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training.
In 1987 she joined the University of Dar Es Salaam where she graduated in 1991 with Bachelor of Science with Education majoring in Mathematics.
In 1993 she joined the university of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada graduating in 1997 with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Major: Educational Statistics & Measurement and Evaluation.
From 2000 to 2005 she was the Senior Lecturer at the University of Dar Es Salaam teaching Educational Measurement and Evaluation, Research Methods, and Educational Statistics,Supervising dissertation of the students.
From 2005 to 2014 she was the Executive Secretary of National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA).
From 2014 she has been the Associate Professor and Deputy Head Researcher at Agha Khan University Institute for Educational Development, East Africa.
Joyce Ndalichako Political Career
In 2015 she was appointed by president John Magufuli as a nominated member of parliament and the Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training.