Personal Information


Dr. Rodrick G Ndomba



Contact Address:

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Languages and Literature
Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
P. O Box 2329 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Mobile: +255 78 716 9858
Emails: rndomba@gmail.com, rndomba@duce.ac.tz  

Education Profile

2013-2017: PhD in Global Human Development – Linguistics, University College Dublin,Ireland                         

2004-2006: Master of Arts – Linguistics, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

1998-2002: Bachelor of Arts with Education, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Areas of Research

  • Syntactic theory – structure and derivations
  • Bantu linguistics
  • Teacher education – pedagogy

Teaching Areas (Undergraduate and Post-graduate Levels)

  • Linguistic theory – syntax and morphology
  • Structure of Bantu languages
  • Language in Education – pedagogy

Selected Scholary Works

  1. Ndomba, R. G. (2018). Agreement between nPs and Modifiers in Bantu DPs. Journal of Education, Humanities and Sciences. 7 (1), pp 98 – 117.

  2. Ndomba, R. G. (2017). The Definite Article in Swahili. Journal of Linguistics and Language in Education. 11 (2), pp 22 – 44.

  3. Ndomba, R. (2015). Are we experiencing a ‘post-method’ era in second language teaching? Journal of Education, Humanities, and Sciences, 3 (1), pp 75 - 90.

  4. Ndomba, R. G. (2014). Reading and Literature: Methodological Perspectives. Kasenyenda Tanzania; Iringa.

Selected Consultancies

  1. April – June, 2018 – Principal Investigator (PI) – The Assessment of Problems and Challenges in          the Teaching and Learning of English and Swahili Languages and Strategies for Redress   (UNESCO, Dar es Salaam)

  2. September 2015 – February 2016 – Assistant Researcher – Study of the Countrywide Out-of-   school             Children (UNICEF, Dar es   Salaam)

  3. June 23rd – 30th 2015 – Assistant Researcher – The 18th Research and Education for Democracy           in Tanzania (REDET, Dar es Salaam) Opinion Polls Survey – Kilolo District, Iringa Region