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Henry Kulaya

Education Researcher (Foundational Learning) (Former title)

Henry Kulaya is a researcher for the Data Must Speak (DMS) Research for Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. Prior to being appointed as a consultant for the DMS-Positive Deviant schools, Henry worked in various education Developments projects in Tanzania with the Ministry of Education through the World Bank and UNICEF. Henry has over 20 years experience in Education Research and Leadership in the United Kingdom where he worked for the Local Government Authorities in Nottingham and Derbyshire before taking leadership roles within Multi Academy Trusts with responsibilities for improving provision and Outcomes for schools at foundational stage learning. Henry has worked on large scale education projects such as the Education Sector Analysis for Tanzania Mainland (2016-2021) and was also the lead consultant for the team that developed the 5 year Education Sector Development Plan (ESDP 2016/17 to 2025/26) for Tanzania mainland through World bank and UNICEF. Henry holds a mix of Graduate and Post Graduate qualifications in multiple disciplines ranging from Beng in Electronics and Systems Engineering (Portsmouth University, UK), Post graduate Diploma in Education leadership (Nottingham Trent University, UK) and National Qualification for school Headship (NCSL, UK). Henry has worked across all parts of the education system internationally and nationally, with governments, international organizations, NGOs and community-led organizations and formerly as a secondary school mathematics teacher and Principal in England.