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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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Top national schools take lion’s share of slots in the public universities

Top national schools take lion’s share of slots in the public universities | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Alliance, Kabarak, Maseno and Maranda are among top national schools that will send the highest number of candidates to public universities.
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School attendance in Turkana plummets due to lack of feeding programmes - YouTube

World Food Programme officials in the county stopped school feeding programmes in Turkana, after claims emerged that the school-feeding programme was being misused. The programme was aimed at attracting school going children to schools with the promise of food especially in dry seasons, which is a normal occurrence in Turkana.

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18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic

18 Innovative Teachers Worth Knowing About - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Not too long ago, PBS Learning Media announced the latest round of educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program. We’ve talked about it in past years, but if you’re not familiar, the program rewards tech-savvy K-12 educators from across the country who are serving as leaders in the education technology space and incorporating …
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10 Lesser Known Facts About Math - Edudemic

10 Lesser Known Facts About Math - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
For many students, the idea of ‘math‘ brings about some less than savory feelings. Dislike, anxiety, dread, etc etc. But as many teachers know, math can be fun too, and it has many practical applications in daily life. Just for fun, the handy infographic below outlines 10 lesser known facts about math. Share them with …
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Head teachers must be re-trained, says Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi

Head teachers must be re-trained, says Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Primary and secondary school head teachers who do not hold a diploma in Education Management will not be allowed to serve as administrators, Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has said.
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A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To Slowing Down The Distracted Generation - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I’m guilty. And I’m definitely too old to be considered part of the ‘distracted generation’. I didn’t grow up with a device in hand at all times, hopping from shiny thing to shiny thing on the internet. I use tools to help keep me from being distracted online. Distractions are all around with technology, and connecting …
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Standard Digital News - Kenya, France sign research pact

Standard Digital News - Kenya, France sign research pact | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Kenya and French governments have renewed the scientific cooperation in various research programmes in the country for the next five years at a cost of Sh765 million.

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Graduates make most of free degrees

Graduates make most of free degrees | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students are making the most of flexible learning to graduate from a university they don't have to pay for.

Ali Patrik Eid is a happy man right now. A few weeks ago he graduated from a university that he didn't pay a penny for. He didn't even have to show up for lectures.

And when his wife gave birth to twins shortly after he started his course in business management, it was no problem for him to take six months off to help take care of them.

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#BringBackOurGirls. And bring back our country, President Jonathan

#BringBackOurGirls. And bring back our country, President Jonathan | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Chibundu Onuzo: Occupy Nigeria taught us the power of social media – maybe the Chibok schoolgirl abductions will shame politicians into serving Nigerians
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Google Classroom aims to help lecturers manage classes better | Capital Campus

Google Classroom aims to help lecturers manage classes better | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Google has unveiled a free platform that merges Google Docs, Drive and Gmail into what the tech giant calls Classroom. The tool is designed to help teachers assign and collect homework, communicate with students remotely and in class and organize curriculum. According to CNET, Classroom will be offered in the Google Apps for Education suite.

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Pupil-teacher ratio now more worrying, says Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi

Pupil-teacher ratio now more worrying, says Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi regretted that the pupil-teacher ratio at primary and secondary schools has become worse since the inception of the free primary education.
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Secrets to passing exams

Secrets to passing exams | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
To achieve top grades that all learners aspire for, a student has to prepare well ahead of time as nothing happens out of sheer stroke of luck.
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Why Teachers Are Role Models - Edudemic

Why Teachers Are Role Models - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
“I want to eat healthier, Miss,” my student said. “I eat too much fast food.” “Go to the farmer’s market, or to the store. Don’t buy Pop Tarts.” Our farmer’s markets aren’t what they used to be. They used to be a few stalls with carrots and broccoli. Now, they’re everything from the basic organic …
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Africa: Education Plays Key Role in Advancing Women, Girls, and Communities, Report Says.

Africa: Education Plays Key Role in Advancing Women, Girls, and Communities, Report Says. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Girls with little or no education are far more likely to be married as children, suffer domestic violence, live in poverty, and lack a say over household spending or their own health care than better-educated peers, which harms them, their children, and communities, a new report by the World Bank Group finds.

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What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic

What Your Classroom Setup May Be Saying To Students - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
I looked out at my room the other day – the same room I started to teach Japanese in when it was a new school in in 1997. The blackboard is now a whiteboard, the screen is there for my computer…and wow – is that the same old TV in the corner for video announcements? …
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How Does Classroom Design Affect Student Learning? - Edudemic

How Does Classroom Design Affect Student Learning? - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As a teacher, you can do a lot of different things in your classroom to help your students succeed. You can offer extra help, implement technology, use personalized learning resources, etc, etc. But something that is often overlooked is the actual physical classroom space. When we think of how our physical classrooms impact students, we …
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New university cut-off points, admission rules released

New university cut-off points, admission rules released | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Candidates who sat the 2013 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations will, for the first time, have a chance to apply for diploma courses in public institutions.
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Teachers Service Commission plans to revise teachers code of regulation

Teachers Service Commission plans to revise teachers code of regulation | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers Service Commission has initiated a process of revising two important documents that sets out the terms and conditions of service for the teaching service.
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Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013 | Kenya School Report

Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013 | Kenya School Report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Are Our Children Learning? Literacy and Numeracy Across East Africa- Uwezo Report 2013
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A Quick Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online - Edudemic

A Quick Guide To Keeping Students Safe Online - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The internet may bring the world to our fingertips, but that means both the good and the bad aspects of what you can find online. Along with easy access to research materials, online museums, connections via social media, and purpose built for education apps and web tools comes inappropriate content, peer bullying, and online predators. …
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Body decries rise of teenage pregnancies.

Body decries rise of teenage pregnancies. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
More girls are dropping out of school as cases of teenage pregnancies continue to soar, the National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC) chairperson Winfred Lichuma has said.
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Teachers reject new retirement proposal from SRC

Teachers reject new retirement proposal from SRC | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers from the South Rift have rejected a proposal by the SRC to revert retirement age to 55.
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5 Important Certificate Courses That Can Get You Employed | Capital Campus

5 Important Certificate Courses That Can Get You Employed | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A single Diploma is not enough to get you the job you want. A Degree won’t always get you a promotion and Master’s will not always help you tower over your colleagues. According to Winnie Kenduiywa, the Director of Kenya Recruitment Consultants, many graduates rely too heavily on their education and fail to work on other areas that are critically needed. 

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Pressure on 'A' students to join cream careers causes problems

Pressure on 'A' students to join cream careers causes problems | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Every year when examination results are announced, Kenyans watch as the high scorers talk about their dream careers — dentistry, medicine, engineering and architecture.
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University of Nairobi School of Business ranked best in East and Central Africa

University of Nairobi School of Business ranked best in East and Central Africa | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The University of Nairobi (UoN) has proven its prowess in business and technology training by beating all other academies in East and Central Africa as it excelled in the Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking.
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