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Staff Profile

Ms Emma Ngilangwa - Assistant Lecturer

Area of Expertise

Community Development

Work Experience

Emma Ngilangwa is a PhD candidate, mean while she works as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Population Studies at Institute of Rural Development Planning. She is also a member of Community Development Professionals in Tanzania. As an Assistant Lecturer, she teaches various courses (certificate, diploma and bachelor degree levels) related to the field of Community Development. Emma has more than 11 years research experiences as a Research Assistant. She has engaged in carrying out different research and consultancy activities. Emma has experience in supervision of certificate, diploma and bachelor degree students’ researches and facilitating different community outreach programmes. Currently, she is among of the experts who works on reviewing and developing national CBET curriculum on Human Behaviour Modification Technology in Parenting and Social Crimes Prevention (NTA level 4, 5,6,7 and 8) and Prisons Correctional Technology in Criminology and Criminal Justice (NTA level 4,5,6,7 and 8) under the Ministry of Home Affairs on its Tanzania Correctional Training Academy. Emma was nominated on the National task force to conduct Institutional Capacity Assessment by The Ministry of Home Affairs on its institution operated under the Tanzania Prisons Service held from 22nd February to 06th March, 2024. She was also a Trainer for the Tanzania Census 2022 at regional level. In this task, Emma was responsible to train supervisors and enumerators and being part of the supervisory team in Dodoma region. Miss. Ngilangwa has been working closely with the Ministry of Health, Community Development Gender and Children through the Community Development Department as an External Examinations Moderator and External Examiner of the six Community Development Training Institutes since 2018 to date. Emma had an opportunity to participate in the commemoration of the late Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere in 2018 where she presented a topic concerning “Mwalimu Nyerere Gender and Leadership” at Iringa region

Professional Skills

  • Trainer of Trainers on Competence Based Education Training
  • Community Engagement: Ability to effectively connect and communicate with diverse community members.
  • Experienced in conducting researches
  • Partnership Building: Establishing and nurturing partnerships with local government agencies, non-profit organizations, businesses, and other stakeholders to leverage resources and support for community development projects.
  • Needs Assessment: Conducting thorough assessments to identify the needs, strengths, and challenges of the community, and using this information to inform program planning and decision-making.
  • Resource Mobilization: Identifying funding opportunities, writing grant proposals, and securing financial support from government agencies, foundations, and other sources to sustain community development efforts
  • Experienced Competence Based Education Training Curriculum Development and Review

Research and academic Interests

Main research and academic interest are on Community Development, Gender, Women and development, girls and education, youth development and Missing persons.