The Tanzanian teacher with visual impairment Celestine Dadi Karuharwe got his new Ph.D. in the 52nd graduation ceremony, which was held on last weekend in Dar-es-Salam.
Dr. Karuharwe a professional teacher was a teacher experienced in secondary schools and higher learning institutions in Tanzania,
Karuharwe, in his speech, commended the University of Dar Es Salam for being an equal opportunity for all institutions’ that enables students from all walks of life to successfully complete their studies.
“The notion that the learning environment should not be an obstacle for others, especially those with disabilities to acquire the education they want, indeed a reality at the University of Dar-es-Salam,” said joyous Dr. Karuharwe according to Dar-Es-Salam University press release.
He said, he vigorously embarked on the Ph.D. program because he knew that UDSM’s would provide him with unwavering support to realize his dream.
He further urged the University of Dar-es-Salam to continue providing ‘this vital facilitation’ of knowledge and skills through the creation of a better learning environment for all, especially by acquiring more latest Information Communication Technology learning equipment for those with special needs, as well as constructing more relevant infrastructures.
The University of Dar-es-Salam Deputy Vice Chancellor-Academic, Prof. Bonaventure Rutinwa, applauded Dr. Karuharwe for a well-deserved achievement and said that his accomplishment was among the aspects that made the University of Dar-Es-Salam 52nd graduation ceremony exceptional. Another aspect was the fact that, in this graduation ceremony, more women than men, 36 out of 68, were conferred with Ph.D.
According to the University of Dar-ES-Salam press release, “His accomplishment was among the aspects that made the university’s 52nd graduation ceremony exceptional.”
The graduation ceremony was engaged more than 36 out of 68, who was conferred with a Ph.D.
Karuharwe’s thesis investigates the crucial aspects in the provision of quality inclusive education for students with impairment in Tanzania secondary schools focused on Special Needs Education.
Professor Mwaiabu Possi an expert in Special Needs Education who supervised Karuharwe’s thesis said, his remarkable graduations put him on the list of the few extraordinary graduates with visual impairment.
“Karuharwe joins the list of other visually impaired scholars who completed their studies at the University of Dar es Salam such as Dr. Lucas Luhende Kija, Dr. Batista Francis Mgumba, and Professor Edward Bagandashwa and others” said Prof. Possi at the graduation ceremony.