Staff Profiles

Mr. Boipuso Marumo

Mr. Marumo

Faculty of Education

Primary Education


Location: Block 231/ Room 214
Phone: 3552414
Email Mr. Boipuso Marumo

  • 1986-1986. Moeng College (O levels)
  • 1989-1993. Bachelor of Education (Science)- BEd (Sc)- University of Botswana
  • 1995-1998. Masters of Science in Chemistry (Natural Products). MSc – University of Botswana

Mr. Maumo is currently a Lecturer in The Department of Primary Education, (Science). He started  Teaching  Chemistry from:

  • 1993-1995: Chemistry Teacher at Swaneng Hill School
  • 1995-1998; Teaching Assistant at Chemistry Department of  University of Botswana
  • 1998-1999: Science teacher at Sedibeng Junior Community in Mochudi
  • 1999-2000: Chemistry Lecturer at Tonota College of education
  • 2000 to Date : Science lecturer at Department of Primary Education of the University of Botswana


  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Methods Courses:

  • Teaching Scientific Literacy in Primary Schools
  • Games and Learning in Science/ Game Based Learning
  • Use of Videos in Science Teaching
  • Practical Work in Science Teaching

  • Nature of Science in Science Teaching and Learning
  • Game Based Learning
  • Use of Videos in Teaching

Completed Projects:

  • Co-Supervised One MEd Student

On Going Projects:

  • Co-Supervised Two MEd Students

  • Marumo B., Marissa. R. & Vhurumuku.E.  (2008). Botswana Primary Science Teachers Conceptions of the Nature of Science and Science Teaching: A Pilot Study, Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the SAAMRSTE held on 14th-19th January 2008, Maseru, Lesotho
  • Marumo.B., Vhurumuku. E. & Marissa. R (2009). Botswana primary science teachers’ ideas about science and science teaching. SAARMSTE Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual meeting of the SAAMRSTE held on 19th -22th   January 2009, Rhodes University, South Africa.  
  • Marumo. B. & Pansiri. O. N.  (2016). Early Withdrawals and Underperformances as indicators of poor Attention to Learner’s welfare: Botswana in 50 years of self- Rule. Journal of Educational Issues, Vol 2 (2), p331-348.
  • Marumo. B. (2018). Student’s Views on the Use of their Own Videos in the Classroom Teaching; International Journal of Education and Social Science Research, Vol 1 (6).p 216-224.

In pursuit of academic excellence