Fortidas Bakuza

Assistant Professor

Fursa kwa Watoto Project Coordinator



PhD in Education Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo 2014.
M.Ed. General Education from State University of New York at Buffalo, 2012
Postgraduate Diploma in Children, Youth and Development from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hegue, The Netherlands, 2005
Bachelor of Arts with Education from University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 2002


Prof. Leadership Certificate Early Childhood Development from Victoria University, Canada, 2007
Project Management from University of Dar es Salaam, Computing Center, 2015

Current areas of teaching

Early Childhood Education

Research interests

Education Leadership and Policy with special interest on Early Childhood Leadership


Lecturer- Early Childhood- Institute for Education Development EA AKU, 2014 to date
National Coordinator- Tanzania Early Childhood Development Network, 2008-2012
Programme Coordinator AMANI ECD 2001-2007
Teacher -Public Secondary Schools 1993-2003

Professional associations

National Liaison officer- Tanzania- Association for Childhood Education International
Global Leader- The World Forum Foundation on Early Care and Education
National Representative- The World Forum Foundation
Lead- Research and Knowledge Sharing Task Force of the ADEA WGECD - 2013

Awards and honours

Plan Netherlands Professional Fellow, 2005
Common wealth Professional fellowship, 2009

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:02/15/2019