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Kenya : Free education programme set for major reforms

Kenya : Free education programme set for major reforms | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Former President Kibaki’s free education programme could be headed for a major review once an audit report is out.
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Ministry of Education has instituted a survey to set pace for efficient and seamless provision of education to all children in light of the 2010 Constitution.

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News, trends and resources on 21st century learning and teaching to empower students, teachers and parents in Kenya. For a compete list of education resources go to: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources
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Access 100's of FREE education resources for teachers, students, parents and school administrators. A list of scholarships included.

Access 100's of FREE education resources for teachers, students, parents and school administrators.  A list of scholarships included. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

KenyaSchoolReport.com has compiled FREE resources for students, teachers, parents, and school administrators. Check them out!!!

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Writers’ club new kid on the block.

Writers’ club new kid on the block. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The publishing industry has welcomed in its fold the youngest budding writer: an eight-year-old Standard Three pupil.
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Ex-minister faults education system

Ex-minister faults education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Former Education minister Oloo Aringo has urged the Government to adopt skill-based education system to equip students with necessary skills for venturing into self-employment.
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Google for Education Blog Aims to Help Teachers With Technology

Google for Education Blog Aims to Help Teachers With Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The new Google blog is aimed at helping teachers keep abreast of all the educational tools and opportunities available to teachers and students from Google.
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Relationships, not tech, are key

Relationships, not tech, are key | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Technology is important to education, but only in so far as it actually furthers learning, Adam Garry told Powhatan County Public School teachers last week.
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Kenya National Examination Council goes digital to curb cheating

Kenya National Examination Council goes digital to curb cheating | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) is set to roll out a computer-based assessment system for national examinations that will see candidates tackle questions and submit answers online.
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How tech-centric events are changing education

How tech-centric events are changing education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Programs such as TeenTech and Citizen Schools, aimed at getting kids involved in technology, have become a global trend.
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Schools reopen amid delayed funds, looming strike over teachers' pay

Schools reopen amid delayed funds, looming strike over teachers' pay | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools are set to start this term with imminent disruption of studies and exams should the Government fail to conclude negotiations with teachers over the new Collective Bargain Agreement (CBA).
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Law to ease pupil congestion seeks to boost competence

Law to ease pupil congestion seeks to boost competence | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
No primary school classroom shall have more than 50 pupils once the Basic Education Regulations are gazetted by Attorney General Githu Muigai.
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Uncertainties abound as schools reopen

Uncertainties abound as schools reopen | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools open on Monday amidst uncertainties over national examinations and the filling of important positions as Jubilee partners TNA and URP jostle over the sharing of State jobs.
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Official school hours reduced in proposed new law

Official school hours reduced in proposed new law | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, August 30 - No student should be in class later than 3.30pm, if the government proposals on the Basic Education Regulations, 2014 are adopted. The
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A guide to student accommodation in Kenya | Capital Campus

A guide to student accommodation in Kenya | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

As freshmen prepare to join campus in a few weeks time, capital campus will be informing you on what to expect at campus. Various Universities have prepared well enough to receive you and senior resident students are also psyched to receive you (proceed with caution)

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Keep children safe online

Keep children safe online | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Millions of people are online at any given time, either on social sites or researching.
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Uhuru to Youth: Embrace technology-driven agriculture | Capital Campus

Uhuru to Youth: Embrace technology-driven agriculture | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

President Uhuru Kenyatta has advised the youth to embrace technology-driven agriculture instead of waiting for the elusive ‘white collar’ jobs that are diminishing by the day.

Speaking Friday when he opened this year’s ASK Nyeri National Show at Kabiruini Showground, the President said that agriculture had the potential to provide millions of decent jobs to young people.

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World education for sustainable development conference to be held in Japan

World education for sustainable development conference to be held in Japan | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Delegates drawn from the world will in November assemble in Japan to discuss an important milestone for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), marking a decade since ESD was launched.
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School technology: How families can manage cost of students' tech needs

TORONTO - As the kids head back to school, even the most prepared families will face a daunting array of technology spending choices that can be reduced or avoided with a little teamwork involving parents, students and teachers.
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6 Ways Teachers Respond to Education Technology

6 Ways Teachers Respond to Education Technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The pencil metaphor persists because of the simultaneous overlap and juxtaposition of pencils, education, and technology.
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5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education

5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We always hear that technology is changing everything. But what exactly are the big ideas that are reshaping how students learn and teachers teach?
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Infographic: Big data’s future in education

Infographic: Big data’s future in education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's a look at how data is being collected, aggregated and anonymized to improve college and university students’ learning experiences.
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Education ministry lays down proposed rules on official school hours, vacations

Education ministry lays down proposed rules on official school hours, vacations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Education has now prescribed the official school hours for all public and private day primary and secondary schools to be 8.00 am to 3.30 pm class hours and 3.30 pm to 4.45 pm for games and clubs.
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Government rolls out graduate volunteer programme

Government rolls out graduate volunteer programme | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Government launched its pilot volunteer programme Monday with training of more than 200 graduates.
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Who will save parents from greed of book publishers?

Who will save parents from greed of book publishers? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Almost every year, textbook prices consistently go up by more than the inflationary concerns.
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Strathmore University students win ACCA Campus Business Challenge | Capital Campus

Strathmore University students win ACCA Campus Business Challenge | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Strathmore University students Ashna Patel, Winnie Onsiero and Nishita Bakrania in a team‘Raging Achievers’ were the winners in the just concluded ACCA Business Challenge, defeating 112 other teams drawn from 19 universities. Following in position two were Esther Saya, Slade Ochieng and Billy Atela from ‘Achievers team’ also Strathmore University students.

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Thousands snub public universities

Thousands snub public universities | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
At least 13,000 admitted to public universities last year turned down the offer, according to Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang.
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Incorporate life skills in Kenya's education curriculum, professional urge

Incorporate life skills in Kenya's education curriculum, professional urge | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Some life skills are essential for everyone irrespective of career, and can sometimes determine whether or not you get that desired job.
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These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning [Infographic]

These are the trends and challenges shaping online learning [Infographic] | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Who's increasingly responsible for strategy, and how do you avoid common pitfalls?
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