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
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)
The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service has just selected about 72000 students who are set to join public universities and colleges. While some are satisfied with the courses they have been admitted for, most are disappointed because they did not get the course of their choice or the university they wished to attend.
It is now common to see many students bring their laptops or tablets to boring classes, in the name of taking notes. But to some, using your laptop to take notes is more appropriate than carrying around papers and tattered books. A laptop can help you organize all your notes and categorize them by each unit and is easy to store even after you have passed the class.
One of the challenges of back to school time is that you’re filled with a classroom (or classrooms) of students you don’t know. The students you just spent the last year with know your style, understand your expectations and classroom rules. You know their personalities, learning styles, quirks, likes, and dislikes. That knowledge base makes …
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.
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.
According to the Wikipedia, the word education in its general sense is defined as a form of learning in which the knowledge, skills and habits of a group of people, are transferred from one generation to the next through training, teaching or research.
VENTURES AFRICA – Basic education needs $25 billion in annual funding at the current status quo. This is just to fund education. Tis excludes the lack of electricity and access thereto, it does not include the need for additional schools in untapped rural areas, neither does it include the public funding that will be required to assist the extremely poor families with the cost for uniforms and more importantly the extended costs associated with funding school teachers and school text books and equipment for additional schools.
As we’ve studied the educational process, it’s become clear that students learn in a variety of ways and that no single approach is always successful in a classroom. What makes complete sense to one student may sound like gibberish to another. Competency-based or “personalized” learning allows students to master skills at their own pace with …