Flora Malasi

Flora Maghuwa Nyali Malasi is the Deputy Academic Registrar and a lecturer at Kenya Institute of Special Education (KISE). She is currently collaborating with Jyvaskyla University and Niilo- Maki Institute in Finland on classroom research on eTALE Africa project which targets teacher professional development. She is also a member of the national technical team, TUSOME on early grade reading literacy programme of the ministry of education (MoE). Her research interests center on Special Needs Education with a bias on Autism, learning disabilities, reflective practice, special need teacher education and early literacy, assessment, intervention for children with disability and special needs. Flora trained as a primary school teacher and holds a Diploma in Special Needs Education, B.Ed. (Special Needs) Kenyatta University, and MSc in Autism Spectrum Disorders – Queens University Belfast, Diploma in Learning Disabilities- Niilo Maki Institute, Finland and currently undertaking a PhD in Special Needs Education at Maseno University.