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Uwezo Reports - Basic literacy and numeracy competencies in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania

Uwezo Reports - Basic literacy and numeracy competencies in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Since 2009, Uwezo has implemented large-scale nationally representative household surveys to assess the actual basic literary and numeracy competencies of school-aged children across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Each year, Uwezo produces three national reports and one regional report that present the headline findings across the region.

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I am happy that organizations are starting to publish data about  different schools. I hope the data is objective. It is a start.

 

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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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Sh54m to benefit TVET students

Sh54m to benefit TVET students | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Government has allocated Sh54.3 million to support students in technical institutes as it emphasises the need for technical skills in the country.
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7 Educational Platforms For Creating Online Course Content - Edudemic

7 Educational Platforms For Creating Online Course Content - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Creating online content isn’t just for teachers that teach exclusively distance courses. Putting some course content online can be useful in any type of blended learning scenario, or even just to have the information available to in-person students for their use as they need it throughout the year. That said, putting your course content online …
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REA plans to light all schools by next year

REA plans to light all schools by next year | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) has initiated an ambitious project to connect some 11,065 primary schools to the electricity main grid by April next year.
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How The World Really Connects To The Internet - Edudemic

How The World Really Connects To The Internet - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The internet: Not just for first world countries anymore. While high speed, broadband access may be much more ubiquitous in more developed countries, internet infrastructure and broadband connectivity is much more widespread than you may be aware of. Over the last decade, huge strides have been made, meaning many more students across the globe are …
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Time Banking: The Next Big Innovative Learning Technique - Edudemic

Time Banking: The Next Big Innovative Learning Technique - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Time is an invaluable resource as it cannot be manipulated or recuperated. All people, with their diverse life experiences have knowledge, valuable to the ones that lack it. These two resources combined empower people to collaborate on various projects and initiatives. Think of it this way: Would your students learn faster if you helped facilitate their …
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What will the classroom and curriculum of the future look like? | eSchool News

What will the classroom and curriculum of the future look like?  | eSchool News | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
What will the classroom and the curriculum of the future look like? What characteristics are important for students and teachers?
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30 Ways to Become a Culturally-Sensitive Educator - InformED

30 Ways to Become a Culturally-Sensitive Educator - InformED | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Image by Tina Kugler When it comes to personalized learning, there's one area we tend to neglect whether we realize it or not, and that area is cultural
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Students to get free tablets in KU Digital School | Capital Campus

Students to get free tablets in KU Digital School | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenyatta University (KU) has launched its new KU Digital School in a move that is set to address the increased demand for improved higher education e-Learning programs in Kenya. All newly enrolled students at KU Digital School will be provided with a free Tablet uploaded with registered units. Programmes will run on a trimester cycle, which means that students enrolled for the undergraduate programmes will complete their studies within 3 calendar years.

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Higher education boost as Kenyatta University launches digital school.

Higher education boost as Kenyatta University launches digital school. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Kenyatta University has launched a digital school to meet the increased demand for quality higher education e-Learning programmes.
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Top principal awarded Sh100,000

Top principal awarded Sh100,000 | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Mr Samuel Gitonga Maina from Utumishi Academy in Nakuru County is this years Principal of the Year.

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UoN student selected to attend Total Summer School in Paris | Capital Campus

UoN student selected to attend Total Summer School in Paris | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Over 120 students from all over the world will be converging in Paris to attend the 2014 TOTAL Summer School.  Christine Njiru, a third year student from the University of Nairobi, School of Business has been selected to attend this programme fully paid for by Total Kenya Limited.

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2014 eLearning Innovations Conference & Expo - Nairobi, Kenya.

2014 eLearning Innovations Conference & Expo - Nairobi, Kenya. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Join us in Nairobi, Kenya and contribute to the theme of this annual international conference.  It’s dedicated to ICT innovators, leaders, and educators seeking to enrich learning experiences using diverse technologies.Practitioners and scholars with an interest in eLearning and enriching how individuals and organizations learn, across all platforms and sectors are welcome.

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HELB in discussions with World Bank for more funding | Capital Campus

HELB in discussions with World Bank for more funding | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

University students could soon have their loans increased with the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) already negotiating with the World Bank. HELB CEO has confirmed that the student loan agency is in talks with the World Bank and British Department for International Development for more funding.

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How social entrepreneurs use digital media for profit - YouTube

http://www.nation.co.ke Social media entrepreneurs Edwin Kariuki and Juzer Yunus on how they digital media is being used to boost marketing and profit for st...
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Kenya: KCPE/KCSE Registration Fee to Be Scrapped, Says DP

Kenya: KCPE/KCSE Registration Fee to Be Scrapped, Says DP | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
CANDIDATES sitting for the Kenya certificate of Primary Education and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education will not pay exam registration fees from next year, Deputy President William Ruto has said.
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Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi wants all colleges to be probed

Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi wants all colleges to be probed | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Institutions of higher learning that have not been formally registered by the Commission for University Education (CUE) will no longer be allowed to offer academic programmes, Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has directed.
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5 Ways Google Tools Can Empower Teachers - Edudemic

5 Ways Google Tools Can Empower Teachers - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
There are about a million different ways to use all the great Google tools available for free in your classroom. Whether you’re bringing your classroom into the 21st century by making it paperless or AppSmashing, even the simplest of Google tools offers you a wide array of ways to use it. The Google suite of …
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5 Powerful Videos That'll Help You Understand Global Education - Edudemic

5 Powerful Videos That'll Help You Understand Global Education - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Global Education Conference is a free, week-long event that connects teachers, students, administrators, and organizations from around the world. This particular conference is really awesome because it happens completely via webinar – so you can participate without having to travel to a conference location and go broke on hotel rooms, meals, and entrance fees …
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Gender disparity in education high

Gender disparity in education high | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A report conducted by an education task force has revealed that gender disparity among pupils in Kakamega County is high.
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7 Characteristics of A Digitally Competent Teacher - Edudemic

7 Characteristics of A Digitally Competent Teacher - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
What does being a ‘digitally competent’ teacher mean? Does it mean using laptops, smartphones, or tablets in your classroom? Does it mean finding new and interesting ways to use those devices along with apps and web tools?  What level of expertise with technology constitutes ‘competent’? Or does the concept encompass more than that? Do things …
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House committee grills Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi on stalled laptop project.

House committee grills Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi on stalled laptop project. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has maintained that the laptop project was still on course despite a case lodged at the High Court by Olive Telecommunications Limited.
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16,000 warned over university courses

16,000 warned over university courses | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

More than 16,000 students expecting to join public universities on government-sponsored programmes this year have until Saturday to make fresh choices of courses or forfeit their places.

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Teachers Service Commission to hire 968 teachers in July

Teachers Service Commission to hire 968 teachers in July | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers Service Commission will next month hire 968 teachers to replace those who have left the service through natural attrition in the last one year.
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How Higher Ed Is Using Cloud Computing - Edudemic

How Higher Ed Is Using Cloud Computing - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I set up my mom’s new iPhone recently, while she sat alongside me and watched. At some point in the setup process, it asks if you want to enable Cloud backup. She looked totally confused and asked ‘what’s a cloud’? While I’m willing to bet that most of Edudemic’s readers are way ahead of my mom …
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