Prof TD Mushoriwa

Professor Taruvinga Mushoriwa


Qualifications:  Certificate in Education; B.A. Hons; Graduate Cert. in Education; Diploma in Education; Masters in Educational Psychology; Cert. in Special Needs Education; PhD.

Position:  Full Professor

Phone number: 0839292818


Teaching areas of specialisation: Educational Psychology; Research Methods & Statistics.

Research Interests: Inclusive Education; Assessment and Evaluation in Education; Early Childhood Education; Research Methods;  HIV/AIDS Issues; Sexual Harassment; Study Strategies etc.


Publications (last five years):




  • Mushoriwa, T. D. (2011) Helping You do Research in the Early Stages Berlin: Lambert Academic Publishing Company (ISBN: 978-3-8443-0709-2).
  • Mushoriwa, T. D. (2010) Educational Psychology: A Re-Visit. Berlin: Lambert Academic Publishing Company (ISBN: 978-3-8346-0).


Chapters in a Book

Accepted for Publication

  • Mushoriwa, T. D. (In press). Education of the gifted child and its educational implications. In M. Peresuh and T. D. Mushoriwa (Eds.), Educational Practice and Development in an African Context: Some Theoretical and Practical Implications. College Press, Zimbabwe.





  • Mushoriwa, TD (2017).Incidence of and experiences in homosexuality among university students: Implications for HIV/AIDS prevention. Journal of Human Ecology, 57(1&2) 53-59.(ISSN:0970-9274)

  • Sibanda,J.,Marongwe,N., Mushoriwa, TD & Begede, M. (2016).Teaching Practice assessment indicators: An index to what is privileged as defining effective teaching. International Journal of Educational Science, 15(3) 485-495. (ISSN: 0975-1122).      

  • Mushoriwa, T.D., Mlangeni, V.T.& Kurebwa, M. (2016). Assessing attitudes of primary school teachers towards Free Primary School Education in Swaziland: The case of Shiselweni Region. Journal of Indonesia. 1(2) 143-150.( ISSN 2527-3868).

  • Mushoriwa, T.D. and Dlamini, N.R. (2015). School headship and occupational stress: The case of primary school heads. Journal of Psychology,6(1) 41-48.

  • Mushoriwa, T.D. (2014). Access and quality of Early Childhood Education in some rural and urban areas of Manzini Region, Swaziland. Journal of Educational Studies, 13(2) 1-20. (ISSN: 1680-7456).

  • Mushoriwa, T.D. (2014). Pupils’ perceptions of the moral atmosphere in some secondary schools in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(20) 338-343.(ISSN: 2039-9340)

  • Mushoriwa, T.D. and Nyakutse, G. (2014). M.Ed graduates’ perceptions of thesis supervision, writing and defence.   Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences,  5(8)  319-327. (ISSN:2039-9340)

  • Kurebwa, M. and Mushoriwa T D. (2014).Extra lessons: Is there a conflict of interest? The case of Gweru urban schools. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2(4) 649-655. (ISSN: 2320-5407).

  • Mushoriwa, T D. and Mavuso, M.P.(2014).  Student teachers’ views on the  impact of the School Experience programme on their perceptions of the Teaching Profession. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(8) 336-342. (ISSN:2039-9340)

  • Mushoriwa,T.D.(2014). Should-peer generated sexual harassment be called sexual harassment? Views of high school students.  Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 5(8) 245-250. (ISSN:2039-9340).

  • Mushoriwa,T.. (2013).Sexual activity among rural high school students in Zimbabwe: Results and implications for HIV prevention. Journal of  Psychology in Africa. 23(3) 149-152.( ISSN:1433-0237)

  • Mushoriwa,T. (2013).Inclusion and academic achievement: How compatible are they?  Fort Hare Papers, 20 (1) 80-91. (ISSN;0015-8054).

  • Mushoriwa, T (2013).An assessment of sexual practices among urban high school students in Swaziland. Fort Hare Papers, 20(1) 25-31 (ISSN:0015-8054)

  • Mushoriwa, T.D., Chitsamatanga,B.B. and Mbokochena,E. (2013). A comparative analysis of the views of Zimbabwean rural and urban adolescents on children’s household work. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Education, 6 (2) 117-124. (ISSN:1979-0112).

  • Mbokochena, E., Mushoriwa,T.D.. and Mudzengerere, F. H. (2013). Prediction levels of teacher-made tests: A case of Ordinary Level Geography in Highfield, Zimbabwe. Journal of Educational Studies, 3(1)1-8 (ISSN: 2088-1290).

  • Mushoriwa, T. D. (2012). Exploring the extent and developmental pattern of lying among children. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research, 24 (3) 278-290 (ISSN: 1013 – 3445).

  • Mushoriwa, T. D. and Muzembe, H. P. (2011). Attitudes of primary school teachers towards Early Childhood Development in Zimbabwean primary schools. Educare. International Journal of Educational Studies, 3 (2) 117-128 (ISSN: 1979-7877).

  • Mushoriwa, T. D.; Sibanda, J. and Nkambule, H. Z. (2010). Testing the generative thinking of Swazi children. Global Journal of Educational Research, 9 (1&2) 1-10 (ISSN: 1596-6224).

  • Mushoriwa, T.D. (2010) Exploring HIV and AIDS knowledge in some selected rural faith communities in Zimbabwe.  BOLESWA Journal of Theology, Religion and Philosophy, 3 (2) 131-144 (ISSN: 1817-2741).