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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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Varsity chiefs told to act on academic fraud by students

Varsity chiefs told to act on academic fraud by students | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education Cabinet Secretary Jacob Kaimenyi has directed universities to tighten supervision of graduate studies following revelations that students are buying completed theses and projects
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Literacy standards in public primary schools is wanting

Literacy standards in public primary schools is wanting.

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Learning Kicks Off, As Schools Re-open

Learning kicked off in earnest in different public schools across the country following the order by education cabinet secretary, Jacob Kaimenyi to re-open a...
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Kenya : Court rules Monday on contempt charge against Knut officials

Kenya : Court rules Monday on contempt charge against Knut officials | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Top Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) officials return to the Industrial Court Monday despite having called off the three-week teachers’ strike.
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10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship - Edudemic

10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy’s videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there’s a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools.

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7 Time-Saving iPad Tips For Teachers - Edudemic

7 Time-Saving iPad Tips For Teachers - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The iPad may be powerful and used in classrooms around the globe. But it's still not fully utilized by most. Here are a few useful time-saving iPad tips.
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9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Students Should Use Technology - Edudemic

9 Wrong And 8 Right Ways Students Should Use Technology - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A thoughtful visual about ways students should use technology asks the big question: what do you want kids to do with technology?
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19 yr Kenyan girl to open Hacker Academy after US visa decline

19 yr Kenyan girl to open Hacker Academy after US visa decline | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

We must admit that it’s a bit embarrassing to pick local stories from international media but if it’s really inspiration and positive (which is rare) then we go all out, but of course give credit.

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Kenya : Senior teachers score poorly in evaluation

Kenya : Senior teachers score poorly in evaluation | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Best-paid teachers are most likely to stay away from class or perform badly in knowledge assessments, a new study claims.
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Kenya: KCSE, Standard Eight Students Get Extra Two Weeks

Kenya: KCSE, Standard Eight Students Get Extra Two Weeks | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Nairobi — The second term of the school calendar has been extended by two weeks for form four and standard eight candidates to enable them recover lost time as a result of the nationwide teachers' strike.

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A teaching adventure

A teaching adventure | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

THE first thing that drew university student Lu Song towards a volunteer position near Nairobi, Kenya was the opportunity to put the experience on his applications for postgraduate study in the United States (US). The second was the chance to spend an adventurous summer abroad.

But the 18-year-old did not count on a third factor that would only become apparent after he had begun working at a school in one of Africa’s largest slums — the desire to help.

Lu, a first-year undergraduate at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, found the experience so rewarding that he now recruits other students as volunteers, and is raising money for the school he worked at.

  Read more at: http://www.thestar.com.my/News/Education/2013/07/14/A-teaching-adventure.aspx


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8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy

8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
8 Ways The Librarian Of The Future Will Keep Themselves Busy
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23 Microsoft Free Teaching Tools for Educators

23 Microsoft Free Teaching Tools for Educators | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Are you interested in a list of 23 free teaching tools that you can use in your classroom?
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KU Alumni to get huge discounts through new Alumni card | Capital Campus

KU Alumni to get huge discounts through new Alumni card | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and hospitals to insurance companies and mobile phone service providers.

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Sossion, Nzili To Pay 500,000 Each Or Face Jail Term Over Contempt Of Court

The industrial court has found Kenya union of teachers, KNUT chairman Wilson Sossion and KNUT acting secretary general Mudzo Nzili guilty of contempt of cour...
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How a rare moment of defiance led one Kenyan girl to Yale University | Capital Campus

How a rare moment of defiance led one Kenyan girl to Yale University | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The one single moment Esther Soma went against her parent’s wish, unimaginable opportunities opened in ways she never thought were possible. At only 20 years, Esther has met and interacted with world leaders and global entrepreneurs and is studying at a prestigious Ivy League University.

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The Key Components of a Successful Mobile Learning Management Solution

The Key Components of a Successful Mobile Learning Management Solution | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Preparing today's LMS and CMS applications for the mobile revolution. With the recent boom in smartphone and tablet ownership, mobile learning is fast becoming
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What Is A Flipped Classroom? (Updated For 2013) - Edudemic

What Is A Flipped Classroom? (Updated For 2013) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Flipped learning has been around for awhile. It's a rethinking of the standard classroom model that puts students in the driver's seat. With the influx of technology into education, the flipped classroom model has really taken off.
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Two Kenyan Secondary Schools listed among 10 best in Africa | Capital Campus

Two Kenyan Secondary Schools listed among 10 best in Africa | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Two Secondary schools in Kenya have been listed among the best 10 secondary schools in Africa byThe African Economist. The ranking has listed 100 schools across Africa with exceptional facilities, good learning environment and consistent high education standards. Rift Valley Academy is ranked number two while International School of Kenya is at number seven in Africa. Eight other schools in Kenya have made the cut:

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Kenya : World Bank survey shows how teachers abscond class

Kenya : World Bank survey shows how teachers abscond class | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Children in Kenya are being cheated out of an education because teachers stay away from class for more than half of the school day.
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University staff issue strike warning

University staff issue strike warning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Kenya Universities Staff Union (KUSU) on Saturday warned they would down their tools on August 1, 2013 if the government fails to effect the agreed Sh3.9 billion salary and house allowance increment this month.
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Africa: Learning On the Go - the Future of African Education?

Africa: Learning On the Go - the Future of African Education? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A farmer learns about udder infections on an MP3 player. A teacher revises facts on her mobile phone. A jobseeker trains online. Is this the future of African education?

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Kenya School Report highlighted in the Center for Education Innovations (CEI) digital platform

Kenya School Report highlighted in the  Center for Education Innovations (CEI) digital platform | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenya School Report has been highligted in the Center for Education Innovations (CEI) digital platform. Our program profile is now live at the CEI digital platform. For more detail on our site: kenyaschoolreport.com 

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The real reason high school students shun certain books.

The real reason high school students shun certain books. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A parent approached me recently, asking why high school students do not read novels these days. I didn’t have an immediate answer.
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