Dr Christina Raphael is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Foundations, Management and Life Long Learning at the Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE); A constituent college of the University of Dar es salaam. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Arts) (2004) and Masters in Educational Management and Administration (MEMA) (2008) from the University of Dar es Salaam-Tanzania. Dr. Christina completed her PhD studies at the University College Dublin (UCD)-Ireland (2014) on Educational Management with specific interest on managing distance learning programmes.

After her PhD, Dr. Christina Raphael has worked as a consultant teacher educator on core skills for teachers and school leaders under British Council connecting classroom, The sub-Saharan teacher educators in ICT integration in Education under Commonwealth of Learning (CoL); and a National trainers on Problem Based Learning; Dr Christina has published several peer reviewed journals particularly on distance education. She was a team member in a country study on Out Of School Children (OOSC) in Tanzania (2015-2016) funded by UNICEF. Currently she is a team member of the ambitious GATE project run between DUCE and TCD- Ireland.