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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

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Kuppet now allows membership from primary school teachers

Kuppet now allows membership from primary school teachers | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya Union of Post Primary Education Teachers (Kuppet) has opened its doors to encompass primary school teachers as its members.
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Find out how technology is enhancing quality of education delivery at VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2014; register now | VCCircle

Find out how technology is enhancing quality of education delivery at VCCircle Education Investment Summit 2014; register now | VCCircle | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
This summit will feature leading edupreneurs, investors and consultants looking out for latest trends and opportunities in the K-12, higher education and training space.
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2015 schools and colleges calender released | Capital Campus

2015 schools and colleges calender released | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Education Ministry has approved term dates for schools and colleges for the 2015 school calendar. In the circular, primary and secondary schools will open on January 6 in first term and close on April 10.

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Officials report smooth start asKenya Certificate of Primary Education candidates sit exam

Officials report smooth start asKenya Certificate of Primary Education candidates sit exam | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examination kicked off in schools across the country yesterday.
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9 recommendations for closing higher ed's workplace skills gap

9 recommendations for closing higher ed's workplace skills gap | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A report by New America senior analyst Mary Alice McCarthy lays down the problems with higher education's approach to preparing students for careers. 
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Online learning at school 'prepares students for university'

Online learning at school 'prepares students for university' | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Studying a subject online for two years at secondary school prepares young people for the learning expectations of university, research has found
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889,000 start KCPE exam Tuesday

889,000 start KCPE exam Tuesday | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A record 889,107 Standard Eight candidates will start their final examinations Tuesday.
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Teachers pay talks collapse yet again

Teachers pay talks collapse yet again | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) boardroom turned into a floor of deceit as the Government and the two teachers' unions played 'cat and mouse' games during talks to review teachers salaries and allowances.
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KeMU scoops student investigative journalism challenge | Capital Campus

KeMU scoops student investigative journalism challenge | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenya Methodist University scooped the top spot during the inaugural Top Story Investigative journalism challenge in Nakuru. University of Nairobi and Maseno University came second and third respectively. The competition was held between October 15- October 19

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Fresh row on Form One selection days before KCPE

Fresh row on Form One selection days before KCPE | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Another row is simmering over next year’s Form One selection, days before Standard Eight candidates sit this year’s national examinations.
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11% of standard eight pupils in the country cannot execute simple standard two classwork - YouTube

Education statistics that indicate 11% of standard eight pupils in the country cannot execute simple standard two classwork especially in mathematics. This i...
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Categorise schools into five groups to ease admission, says report

Categorise schools into five groups to ease admission, says report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools should only be divided into five categories for the purposes of students' admission to Form One.
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Knec asks parents with candidates next year not to pay exam fees

Knec asks parents with candidates next year not to pay exam fees | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) has asked parents with candidates in next year's Form Four and Standard Eight classes in public schools not to pay examination fees.
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Report: 1.2 million children not in right age range for primary, secondary schools

Report: 1.2 million children not in right age range for primary, secondary schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
About 1.2 million children enrolled in primary and secondary schools are either overage or underage, a new report says.
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Access 100's of FREE education resources for teachers, students, parents and school administrators. A list of scholarships included.

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Drastic exam changes Kenya National Examination Council plans to roll out

Drastic exam changes Kenya National Examination Council plans to roll out | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Drastic reforms that would change the format, administration and look of Standard Eight and Form Four examinations when implemented are in the pipeline.
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Here's what the 8 most sustainable campuses in the US are doing right

Here's what the 8 most sustainable campuses in the US are doing right | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
What does it take to earn both a Gold STAR Rating and Sierra Club recognition?
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Why baby boomers are an important part of technology’s future

Why baby boomers are an important part of technology’s future | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Research shows there is no substitute for the work and industry experience and management ability that come with age.
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Exams council, candidates get ready for KCPE

Exams council, candidates get ready for KCPE | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Preparations for this year’s Class Eight national examinations are complete, the Kenya National Examination Council (Knec) has said.
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Varsities urged to produce workers, not thinkers | Capital Campus

Varsities urged to produce workers, not thinkers | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The increased number of jobless youths in East Africa will continue to double or even triple annually to alarming rates, unless institutions of higher learning revise their curriculum to start teaching on-the-job skills as opposed to academic-based programmes.

Vice Chancellors and top professors from the academic fields attending a regional conference on education that kicked off in Kigali on Thursday have been told it is the only sure way of ensuring graduates don’t spend years looking for jobs before most of them lose hope and resort to menial jobs and others get into crime.

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Teachers hard hit by ‘limping’ commission

Teachers hard hit by ‘limping’ commission | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers hoping for a pay rise, promotion or determination of their disciplinary cases face a longer wait because the Teachers’ Service Commission (TSC) is operating below capacity.
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UNESCO raises alarm over sexual violence in Kenya

UNESCO raises alarm over sexual violence in Kenya | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A new report shows boys and girls in Kenya get sexually molested at the age of 14 and below.
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KCSE exam begins as security tightened

KCSE exam begins as security tightened | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Form Four national examination has began smoothly except in Turkana East.
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Report: Abolish ranking of schools after examinations

Report: Abolish ranking of schools after examinations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Ranking of schools during the release of national examinations results must be reviewed and a realistic measure of evaluating performance adopted, a new report has proposed.
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Each teacher should work for 22 hours per week in a class of 45

Each teacher should work for 22 hours per week in a class of 45 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The 'Report of the Taskforce on Secondary School Fees 2014' proposes enforcement of a policy requiring that no class has more than 45 students. It also recommends that each school should only have a maximum of three streams per class.
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