Dr Sotco Claudius Komba holds a Bachelor of Arts with Education (BA. Ed.) degree , Master of Arts in Education (MA. Ed.) degree, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education degree, all from the University of Dar es Salaam. As a senior lecturer in education, Dr Sotco Claudius Komba is involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, conducting research and offering consultancy services in the areas of educational research, curriculum development and evaluation and language and education, since 2005. He has served at Sokoine University of Agriculture as tutorial assistant for 3 years, assistant lecturer for 3 years, and lecturer for 3 years. In July, 2014, Dr Komba was promoted to the rank of senior lecturer, the designation he holds to date. He has supervised research works for a good number of students at undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree levels. He has also served as internal and external examiner for many postgraduate students, pursuing their degree programmes at Sokoine University of Agriculture and other institutions in Tanzania and beyond the borders. Moreover, Dr Komba has served as Viva Voce Chairperson and Viva Voce panelist for a good number of doctoral candidates. In administration, Dr Komba has served as Overall In-charge of Special Projects Coordination Team of the Faculty of Science, at Sokoine University of Agriculture, from July 2013 to June 2014. He also served as the Head of the Department of Social Sciences from July 2014 to March 2016. Currently, Dr Sotco Claudius Komba is the Head of the Department of Language Studies, at Sokoine University of Agriculture, the position to which he was appointed in March, 2016.
Some of his latest consultancy activities include a consultancy to undertake an Endline KAP survey on violence against children in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar, commissioned by Save the Children; a consultancy activity to analyze trends of financing basic education sector in Tanzania for the past ten years (2005/2006 - 2015/2016), commissioned by Tanzania Education Network, and; a consultancy activity to conduct a study on sexual harassment at Sokoine University of Agriculture, commissioned by the Sokoine University of Agriculture Gender Implementation Committee and the Innovative Agricultural Research (iAGRI) programme.
Dr Sotco Claudius Komba has published widely in his areas of expertise. Some of his publications can be accessed via the following links: