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
Eneza Education has been declared this year's winners of the 2014 ICT Innovation awards at the Connected Kenya summit. This year's award categories included agriculture, business process resourcing education and training, healthcare delivery, gender youth and vulnerable groups.
A California-based nonprofit charitable organisation on Wednesday launched 25 e-readers to benefit 2,000 students in Teso subcounty. The e-readers are loaded with primary and secondary school curriculums.
Have you ever wondered who actually invented the internet? I don’t think I know anyone anymore who doesn’t use it (even my Mom does, and so does my Grandma, so the numbers of non-users are seriously dwindling), and most people don’t give a whole lot of thought to who thought up this awesome information superhighway …
This year marked the third year of the $200,000 Follett Challenge, which encourages K-12 schools around the US to share their innovative programs that have been put in place to prepare our modern students for the demands of the 21st century.Recently, the 4 semifinalists plus the “People’s Choice” winners —were announced. We thought that their programs were …
The FINANCIAL -- The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa. These competitively selected centers will receive funding for advanced specialized studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related disciplines, as well as in agriculture and health, according to the World Bank Group.
Technology provides innovative learning opportunities for students and teachers alike, but it's important to recognize that there is a difference between technology integration and simply using technology in the classroom.
"The school of the future will embrace the idea that parents need to be reeducated, starting in elementary school, about the tools, methodologies, curriculum and pedagogy that teachers are using to educate their kids." - Geoffrey Canada
Although educators and policy makers emphasize skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) courses, today's students are competing in a global society--and foreign language skills can help students gain an edge when it comes to college acceptance and workforce success.
Garissa — Kenyan authorities have asked teachers across the country to be watchful of students in primary and secondary schools, following increasing fears that school-age children are being radicalised by al-Shabaab and its sympathisers.
In a government circular sent to all county education directors on April 11th, the Ministry of Education directed all schools to observe and take note of any suspicious activities that could indicate radicalisation among children.
The handy infographic below takes a look at the still-in-existence and ever-infamous gender gap. Often times when educational gender divides are discussed, the focus is mainly on STEM subjects, where women are traditionally quite underrepresented, more so than in education more generally. This particular visual discussion focuses on separating and comparing the gender gap statistics …
The secondary schools studentsâ€™ leadership programme is facing a funding hitch after the United Nations Childrenâ€™s Fund (Unicef), which has been the major sponsor, gave a notice to withdraw funding.
There’s always chatter about how schools in the US are failing or succeeding. About how test scores are too low compared to other students around the globe. About how standardized testing is right or wrong, good or bad for our students. About how schooling (or unschooling) should really work. But what we talk about less …
TeachSurfing.org is a new not-for-profit website that connects travelers who are interested in volunteer teaching as part of their travels with communities, schools and NGOs that can benefit from their expertise. The website is being supported by SAP and One Young World, and has the potential to enhance the education of people around the world. You can find more information about it at www.TeachSurfing.org Schools can sign up for the site at www.TeachSurfing.org/beta - doing so would create the opportunity for a stream of volunteer teachers to teach their skills in the schools.