Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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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KNUT create Sh20 million reserve fund to cushion them against intimidation during strikes

KNUT create Sh20 million reserve fund to cushion them against intimidation during strikes | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Teachers have created a sh20 million monthly reserve fund to cushion them against government intimidation during their nationwide strikes.
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Kolok, Intel, Acer boost education | ITWeb

Kolok, Intel, Acer boost education | ITWeb | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Kolok SA has unveiled the Kolok Education Offering, in collaboration with Intel and Acer. The offering is an education ecosystem designed specifically
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Kenya: Kwale Walk to Support Girls' Education

Kenya: Kwale Walk to Support Girls' Education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

KWALE Welfare Education Association has organised a charity walk to be held on December 21 to support girl child education in the county. Chairman Mohamed Mwachausa said residents and stakeholders in the sector should support the course. "We need to sensitise people so that they can join us and invest in our girls' education," he said.

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Kenya students win tourism competition

Kenya students win tourism competition | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Two Kenyan students are among 22 high school students from 12 countries across the world who emerged winners of the 2013 Student Research Competition sponsored by the Global Travel and
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Converging factors fuel growth in Kenya’s higher education system

Converging factors fuel growth in Kenya’s higher education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

This year has marked a time of significant change for the higher education system in Kenya. Most notably, the Universities Act 2012 was signed into law in January, with the aim of streamlining and improving the management of university affairs. Since then, the country’s higher education regulator – the Commission for University Education (CUE) – has published draft regulations and standards to operationalise the new Act.

We take a closer look at these and other recent developments in Kenya’s education sector, including current challenges and what lies ahead for this important East African education market.

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10 highly sought-after technology skills in 2014 | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader

10 highly sought-after technology skills in 2014 | IT News Africa- Africa's Technology News Leader | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

With the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stating in a report in October this year that output in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to “expand by 6% in 2014,


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He dared to dream, now he is graduating with a PhD at 31.

He dared to dream, now he is graduating with a PhD at 31. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
He easily passes for a shy student at the University of Nairobi (UoN) main campus. Those who know him describe him as humble, patient and focused. But that does not explain why the UoN lecturer Silas Odongo Oriaso is full of humility.
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Canadian universities offer Kenyan students affordable and quality education

Canadian universities offer Kenyan students affordable and quality education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As international university tuition costs soar, Kenyan students seeking affordable but quality post-graduate education are now turning to Canada.
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"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world" - Nelson Mandela | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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A Visual Guide To The Languages Of The World - Edudemic

A Visual Guide To The Languages Of The World - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
While there are a number of discussions happening around this topic - including those on funding for language classes, it is interesting to see what Americans attitudes about languages are.
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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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7 Great Free Online Writing Tools for Spirited Writers

7 Great Free Online Writing Tools for Spirited Writers | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

There are many warnings against the internet. Some people make it sound as if the internet can only cause harm to those who use it. However, every day there are more reasons to believe that it's definitely a positive innovation. Distance learning is possible thanks to the world wide web. Information disseminates fast through the help of social networks and blogs. But most importantly, learning is promoted with the help of the different tools provided online.

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Kenya - Dream careers, Women in Flight

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Kenya: MKU to Work With U.S. Varsities On Research

Kenya: MKU to Work With U.S. Varsities On Research | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

MT Kenya University has partnered with two American Universities on various academic and research projects, MKU chancellor Prof Victoria Wells Wulsin has said.

Wulsin said MKU recently signed an agreement with Xavier University and University of Cincinnati.

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A Look At National Teacher's Day Around The World - Edudemic

A Look At National Teacher's Day Around The World - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
When does your country celebrate National Teacher's Day? If you know of a country that does but is not included, leave a message in the comments!
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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.
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3 Keys To Making BYOD Work For Your Classroom - Edudemic

3 Keys To Making BYOD Work For Your Classroom - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
BYOD continues to change the learning ecosystem, which includes administrators, teachers, faculty, students and school IT.
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10 Great Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Great Google Search Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

"Google has recently released several updates to some of its major services including its search functionality. Being the top search engine on the web, Google is trying hard to sophisticate the way it filters and respond to users search queries through including some important features like customization, personalization, and localization. Google has also been investing in the power of social media particularly its tool Google Plus to recommend search results to searchers. Whether this is the beginning of a social revolution in web searching is too early to answer."


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African students invited to participate in Go Green business challenge | Capital Campus

African students invited to participate in Go Green business challenge | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, is inviting African students to take part in the Go Green in the City global business case challenge focusing on innovative energy solutions for the city and open to students from across the globe.

A total of 217 African students, representing 21 countries, have already signed up for this 2014 edition of Go Green in the City. These students come primarily from Nigeria (83 applications), Algeria (29 applications), Morocco (23 applications), Ghana (18 applications), South Africa (17 applications), and Egypt (12 applications).

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Scholar from minority Ilchamus community proudly scores a first

Scholar from minority Ilchamus community proudly scores a first | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Members of the Ilchamus, the second smallest community in Kenya, have a reason to start their Christmas celebrations early.
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Help for students as career dictionary is published

Help for students as career dictionary is published | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A career dictionary titled Exploring Career Option A-Z, to be officially unveiled in Nairobi at the Technical University of Kenya.
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Access special reports on education in East Africa.

Access special reports on education in East Africa. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

We have compiled special reports on education in East Africa. These reports cover basic literacy and numeracy competencies in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, quality of education for all children - what works, what doesn't and why, intervention in developing nations for improving primary and secondary school enrollment of children and many others. These reports are by various NGO's in Aftica and abroad.

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Big news! Bridge International Academies is piloting Sponsorships at 34 of our academies!

Big news! Bridge International Academies is piloting Sponsorships at 34 of our academies! | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Big news! Bridge International Academies is piloting Sponsorships at 34 of our academies! For pupils, talk to your Academy Manager to see if your academy qualifies. For everyone else, sponsor a child! For $104 you'll pay for a child's school fees for an entire year - that's 11 months of 40+ hours of class a week (we work the kids hard!) including all text books, manipulatives, and more! You'll get your pupil's photo, profile, and an essay on why they like learning and Bridge - plus termly updates on his/her academic performance! Sponsor today:http://www.bridgeinternationalacademies.com/sponsorship/sponsor-a-pupil/

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6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic

6 Online Tools That Will Help The Writing Process - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Getting the writing process started is difficult. Keeping it going is even harder. These online tools should help you out!
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Kuppet threatens to boycott exam marking

Kuppet threatens to boycott exam marking Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like...
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