Fredrick Haga

Mr. Haga is the Alternate to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Education.  He is the Director, Directorate of Special Needs Education, Ministry of Education. At KISE Council, he is a member of the Finance and General Committee. With a career spanning over 25 years, he has worked as a secondary school teacher in various schools prior to working as a curriculum specialist at the Kenya Institute of Education (currently Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development). An ardent disability advocate, he is engaged in leadership of disability rights movements both locally and internationally. Locally he led the formation of Kenya Union of the Blind and the United Disabled Persons of Kenya.  He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Development Fund for Persons with Disabilities. Internationally, he was the Executive Director of the African Union of the Blind (AFUB).  His key interests include education for learners with disability, evaluation and assessment of functional disability in addition to utilization of assistive technology in education and daily lives of persons with disabilities. Fredrick, holds a Masters Degree in Inclusive Education and Special Education from University of Monash, Australia and a Bachelor of Education Degree from Kenyatta University.