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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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What Good Technology Use Looks Like in the Early Years

What Good Technology Use Looks Like in the Early Years | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Educational technology in the classrooms of young children is here to stay. Now, the challenge is making sure it is used appropriately. Belmont Hills Elementary School in Pennsylvania uses technology in the classroom.
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Strange, but ban on exam ranking is good cash for Kenya’s private schools

Strange, but ban on exam ranking is good cash for Kenya’s private schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Most parents don't actually base their decision to take children to private schools on ranking.
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Presidential digital internship programme extends application deadline | Capital Campus

Presidential digital internship programme extends application deadline | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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What abolishing school rankings says about Kenya’s public sector

What abolishing school rankings says about Kenya’s public sector | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It appears users of public services are unable to accept unflattering evaluations of performance.
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Empowering teachers and trainers through technology

Empowering teachers and trainers through technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
While technology is not a panacea there are excellent opportunities to harness digital technologies to make teachers more effective
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Top 10 Success Tips for 2015 | Think Strategic

Top 10 Success Tips for 2015 | Think Strategic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

So you want to be a great School Leader and you know that leading schools is exciting, challenging, purposeful, rewarding and also very difficult. Here are some valuable tips to make sure you drive your school forward and develop students who are compassionate and inspired global citizens. - See more at: http://thinkstrategicforschools.com/blog/top-10-success-tips-2015#sthash.NWfpH0yY.dpuf

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People with good writing skills are better at their jobs, get paid more (Infographic) | Capital Campus

People with good writing skills are better at their jobs, get paid more (Infographic) | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
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5 Education Tech Trends For 2015 - InformationWeek

5 Education Tech Trends For 2015 - InformationWeek | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education is being flipped on its head by technology. Teachers see the promise -- and the pitfalls.
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Kenya: Top Schools Should Advertise Their Merits

Kenya: Top Schools Should Advertise Their Merits | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
EDUCATION Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi yesterday released the first Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations results under the new no-schools-ranking system.
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193,000 candidates who sat 2014 KCPE exam to miss Form One places

193,000  candidates who sat 2014 KCPE exam to miss Form One places | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Over 193,000 candidates who sat the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) will miss Form One places in 2015 due to limited chances in public and private secondary schools.
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New technologies to transform education testing

New technologies to transform education testing | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Current assessment methods in education are no longer working, so that even the top performing systems in the world have hit a performance ceiling, a report said, adding that new technologies will transform testing.
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Private schools unhappy with govt ban on exam ranking

Private schools unhappy with govt ban on exam ranking | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Proprietors of private schools are unhappy about the ban on ranking of schools in national exams.
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Has online higher ed stopped growing?

Has online higher ed stopped growing? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Despite the widespread belief that online higher ed enrollment was continually growing, recent figures seem to show numbers coming to a standstill.
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Talks hitch as KUPPET Sh700bn pay demand rejected

Talks hitch as KUPPET Sh700bn pay demand rejected | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 7 - A fresh attempt to end a strike by teachers collapsed on Wednesday after the government rejected a Sh700 billion pay demand by the Kenya
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Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi tells teachers to report to work, says strike illegal

Labour Cabinet Secretary Kazungu Kambi tells teachers to report to work, says strike illegal | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Talks to end the teachers strike collapsed again yesterday after the Government rejected a Sh47 billion salary demand by representatives of secondary school teachers.
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4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning - eLearning Industry

4 Important Reasons To Encourage Social Learning - eLearning Industry | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
In this article on social learning, we give you 4 reasons to encourage social learning in your organization or educational institution.
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Challenges I face in getting schools ready to accept technology

Challenges I face in getting schools ready to accept technology | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Editor's note: Education is one of the most critical sectors for tech entrepreneurs in India and there are many developments happening but the challenges a
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Parents association obtains court injunction to halt planned teachers’ strike

Parents association obtains court injunction to halt planned teachers’ strike | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The fate of the planned teachers’ strike hangs in the balance after the Kenya National Parents Association (KNAP) obtained a court injunction to stop it.
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Education Ministry warns principals against hiking school fees

Education Ministry warns principals against hiking school fees | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Secondary school heads have been warned against increasing school fees as parents and students prepare for first term, which kicks off next week.
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How Kenyan secondary schools will admit form ones

How Kenyan secondary schools will admit form ones | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
An education team's report has proposed schools be divided into six categories for Form One admission.
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How other developed states deal with examinations

How other developed states deal with examinations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The abolishing of national examination ranking has moved Kenya closer to some developed nations, which focus on a holistic development of a child as opposed to a final test.
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Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi explains why State discarded ranking of schools

Education CS Jacob Kaimenyi explains why State discarded ranking of schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Government finally stamped its foot and abolished the ranking system for schools and pupils.
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Debate Rages On Over Whether Or Not Schools, Students Should Be Ranked - YouTube

In what was a departure from the norm, the announcement of this year's KCPE results was without the usual celebrations with majority of the schools remained ...
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Graham Mulligan's curator insight, January 2, 2015 11:25 AM

The news report is a bit one-sided but still I applaud the Kenyan Gov't for banning this foolish practice of ranking schools based on their KCPE results.

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Ban on exam ranking dulls KCPE celebrations at top performing schools

Ban on exam ranking dulls KCPE celebrations at top performing schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The ban on ranking in KCPE exams resulted in low-key celebrations of the 2014 results by schools which previously produced top candidates.
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