Prof. Fred Masagazi Masaazi

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Professor Fred Masagazi-Masaazi is currently the Principal of the College of Education and External Studies (CEES) since 2013. He holds a PhD in Language Education specializing in the Luanda language. He also holds a number of certificates in management

Before being elected to the coveted position of College Principal, Professor Masagazi-Masaazi first served in various administrative positions in Makerere University. He was the Dean of the School of Education from 2010 – 2012 and also served as the Head of Department of Language Education from 2002 – 2010. Prof. Masagazi-Masaazi has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has served as external examiner at several universities within and outside Africa. He has served on several education institution boards and committees (private and public) and also on government education bodies like, Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB, National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC). As an educationist, Prof. Masagazi-Masaazi has used his extensive knowledge to contribute to education in Buganda Kingdom. He served as a Commissioner of Education, Chairperson Buganda Education Commission, State Minister of Education and Minister of Education and Sports in the Kingdom.

Professor Masagazi-Masaazi is a registered teacher by profession in Uganda and beyond. His research interests are in Language Education: African languages, mother tongue education, language policy related issues, language research, literature in language