A doctoral tutor and thesis supervisor at the University of Liverpool, Dr Manokore gained her PhD in curriculum, instruction and teacher education from Michigan State University. She also holds a BSc Honours and masters in biological science and a graduate certificate in education.
Dr Manokore has worked as a lecturer in the department of science and mathematics education at the University of Zimbabwe. She is an external examiner for the University of Namibia for both their master and doctoral programmes in education, and she teaches in the faculty of health and community studies at NorQuest College in Canada.
She has published in refereed journals on the influence of students’ prior knowledge on science learning; the impact of professional development on teacher practice and student learning; bridging the gap between theory and practice in nurse education; and the impact of the culture of silence on youths’ sexual maturation experiences. Dr Manokore also reviews articles for science education journals and is a consultant on curriculum development in areas of education and science education.