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
A clear indication that the teachers’ strike which has persisted for almost a month could come to an end was given last Friday when Kuppet signed a deal with the Government for implementation of commuter, responsibility, special needs schools and...
Google Drive is Google's cloud storage with15 GB free of charge. This is probably one of the best productivity suites that has a huge potential for us in education. Besides being able to store our files and access them anywhere with internet connection, Google Drive also enables us to view, share and collaborate in real time while creating a document, spreadsheet or making a drawing. For those of you who are still struggling to come to grips with Google Drive functionalities, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a special page packed full of interesting guides and tutorials on how teachers can use Google Drive. Check it out to learn more.
The roles of educators have been radically changed. From the sage on the stage to the facilitator and coordinator, teachers have been at the center of a paradigmatic shift that flickers between two instructional environments: student-centered and teacher centered.
We have been educated in a 1.0 education model, we are teaching in a 2.0 model but our students are living in a 3.0 model. These three models chronicle the major paradigmatic shifts that education has witnessed over the last century. They also represent, in an ironical way, the huge abyss between the actual needs of our students and what is actually being delivered to them in schools.
The Michael Joseph Centre has been at the forefront in promoting culture and arts in Kenya. To promote the "reading culture" the Centre is now sponsoring a "Reading Revolution" that is designed to help start libraries in primary schools.
Despite a free primary education policy introduced by the Kenyan government in 2003, a substantial number of children who should benefit from it are still out of school, even though gains have been made between 1998 and 2009.
International scholarships & grants including undergraduate scholarships, research scholarships, academic scholarships and scholarships for women. You get a full list of scholarships at: http://bit.ly/ZesUww
Thousands more babies in Kenya are surviving past infancy and 10 million children are in primary school. These are the new faces of the country, a burgeoning population of young Kenyans that could greatly drive and expand the country’s prosperity.
Massive FREE online resources for students, teachers, school administrators and parents. These resources are to assist teachers as they help students acquire and accumulate specialized knowledge, skills, and self-confidence to enable problem solving and prepare for 21st century careers.
A scene from the movie, “Italian Job”, has come to mind lately. In this particular scene the villain takes the gold bars and places them in three different armored trucks. Now what to do? The old hidden ball trick!
I believe the 21st century education is idiosyncratic in nature. It has acquired some distinctive features that sets it apart from the kind of traditional education that was prevalent in the 20th century.
From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time.
In 2010, Kenyans passed a new constitution after twenty years of agitating for an overhaul of the independence constitutional dispensation. Dr Charles Sotz, the University Secretary looks at the place of education policy in the new constitution.
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