Dr. Julius Jwan is the Principal Secretary in the State Department for Vocational and Technical Training.

Before he was appointed PS in March 2020, Dr Jwan was Director/Chief Executive Officer at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD). Previously, he worked as the Director – Programmes and Technical Services at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC).

Prior to joining the Commission, he was a senior lecturer at Moi University, a tutor at Kaimosi teachers’ college and a teacher at a secondary school.

He holds a PhD in Educational Leadership & Management and a Master of Science (M.Sc) in Educational Research Methods, both obtained from the UK. He also has a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Education Management from Norway and another Masters Degree in Linguistics from Moi University, where he also graduated with a Bachelor of Education Degree.

Born in 1965, Dr. Jwan is a winner of British Educational Leadership, Administration and Management Society (BELMAS) Best Doctoral Thesis Award, 2011. He has published widely on educational leadership and management in international journals and book chapters. He has authored two books on educational leadership and management, and one on research.