Ms. Kwadzanai R.L. Nyanungo

Chief Director: Learner Welfare, Psychological Services and Special Needs Education Department

Ms. Kwadzanai R.L. Nyanungo is a qualified psychologist, registered for practice under the Allied Health Practitioners Council of the Health Professions Authority of Zimbabwe. She rose through the ranks and served at provincial level before promotion to Director of Schools Psychological Services and Special Needs Education. She was promoted to General Manager in charge of Assessment and Examinations in the Public Service Commission and served in that post for 7 years. In 2013, she was promoted to Chief Director in charge of Infant Education, Learner Welfare, Psychological Services and Special Needs Education. Her expertise is in developmental psychology; psychometrics, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of psycho- educational interventions, family therapy.

Ms Nyanungo was the President of the Zimbabwe Psychological Association 2002-2012; Member of the first National Disability Board, until 2005. She is a member of the Zimbabwe National Association for Mental Health.

Ms Nyanungo holds an MSc Educational Psychology; BSc Psychology Honours, Certificate in Family Therapy. Her hobbies include arts in general, travel, spectator sport, and ICT. She has broad interests in gender issues, disability, child rights and culture.