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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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Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud The Future of Education (TED TALK)

Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud The Future of Education (TED TALK) | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Educational researcher Sugata Mitra is the winner of the 2013 TED Prize. His wish: Build a School in the Cloud, where children can explore and learn from one another. Why you should listen to him: ...
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27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation - Edudemic

27 Simple Ways To Get Students Excited About Innovation - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It's actually not that tough to get students excited about innovation. Not when you take a look at these couple dozen simple ways. Happy innovating!
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Kenya : Millions of pupils miss school as teachers begin strike

Kenya : Millions of pupils miss school as teachers begin strike | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Millions of students will wake up this morning to the full impact of the crossfi re between teachers and the Government that has shut public schools indefinitely.
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Getting 10.5m children back to school - Daily Sun

Getting 10.5m children back to school - Daily Sun | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Daily Sun Getting 10.5m children back to school Daily Sun The other countries that share this shameful league with Nigeria, the report said, are Pakistan (5.1million); Ethiopia (2.4 million); India (2.3million); Philippines (1.5 million); Cote...
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Programs | Center for Education Innovations

Programs | Center for Education Innovations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Center for Education Innovations (CEI) increases access to quality, affordable, and equitable education for the world’s poor by identifying, analyzing and connecting non-state innovations:

IDENTIFY: CEI provides comprehensive, up-to-date information about non-state programs with the potential to improve the way education systems operate for the poor.ANALYZE: CEI analyzes programs in order to translate good practices and build the body of research on non-state innovations and their role in education.CONNECT: CEI connects those who are implementing, funding, and analyzing programs in order to facilitate the growth and adaptation of successful models.
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Teachers' Strike To Start At Midnight On Monday, Says KNUT

KNUT The Kenya National Union of Teachers on Monday declared a nationwide teachers strike which is to take effect on Tuesday, after the government failed to ...
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Kenya : Knut announces teachers' strike will start on Tuesday

Kenya : Knut announces teachers' strike will start on Tuesday | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Learning in public schools will be paralysed after Knut announced that nationwide teachers’ strike will start on Tuesday.
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Lions of Science Awards looking to recognize innovative students | Capital Campus

Lions of Science Awards looking to recognize innovative students | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Lions of Science has launched an award to promote and award Kenyan students with innovative scientific projects that improve standards of living or the social coexistence. The awards will recognize home grown solutions to local problems by applying scientific creativity.

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How Competency-Based Learning Actually Works - Edudemic

How Competency-Based Learning Actually Works - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A guest post from Brent Capriotti, Curriculum Consultant for Pearson, looks at competency based learning and the idea of the 'mastery over minutes' concept.
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Scholastic's Educational Technology Programs Go Mobile on the iPad®, With READ 180 Leading The Way

Scholastic's Educational Technology Programs Go Mobile on the iPad®, With READ 180 Leading The Way | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
/PRNewswire/ -- Meeting the needs of school districts shifting toward the use of tablet devices in classrooms, Scholastic (NASDAQ: SCHL) is making much of its groundbreaking and research-based instructional technology iPad-ready for back to school,...
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Why workers could miss out on pay deals

Why workers could miss out on pay deals | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Hopes of more than 400,000 teachers and civil servants receiving their pending pay deals under current salary agreements could be dashed unless they are implemented by month-end.
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The 12 Must-Have Skills Of Modern Learners - Edudemic

The 12 Must-Have Skills Of Modern Learners - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If you use technology to bolster your understanding of a particular topic, use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to tackle tough questions, or simply collaborate across networks (online and in-person), then you've got some of the skills...
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29 Ways to Stay Creative (Infographic) | Capital Campus

29 Ways to Stay Creative (Infographic) | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Creativity is a much sought after ability in all sectors though it cannot be taught in school, neither is it hereditary. While its true there are people who are naturally creative, it doesn’t mean you relegate yourself in the non-creatives category. Even creative people have blocks and it requires a special boost of creative juices. Check out this infographic from dailyinfographic.com that lists a few thing you can do to restart the creativity within you.

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Vloasis's curator insight, June 21, 2013 3:58 PM

Sometimes good intentions lead to demotivational posters.  Consider the trio of 19, 20 and 21.  Seemingly grouped together by someone who loves irony, we are told to get lots of rest and take risks but don't force it. Well which one is it Mary Poppins?! 

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7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers | Capital Campus

7 Habits of Highly Effective Job Seekers | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A job search is a job in itself; though you may be unemployed, your occupation is to get yourself a job. You will need to put in all you have. Nobody owes you a job. If you desire a good one, you need to get up and go after the job you desire.  See more career resources and opportunities at: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources/careers

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Learning disrupted as teachers' strike begins

Learning disrupted as teachers' strike begins | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Learning has been disrupted in schools countrywide as the teachers' strike started Tuesday.
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Kenya : It’s not all gloom in unemployment, graduates tell of opportunities

Kenya : It’s not all gloom in unemployment, graduates tell of opportunities | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
At one time, they were desperate due to lack of jobs, but read how several unemployed youths have turned the crisis into moment of greatness
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Topics | Center for Education Innovations

Topics | Center for Education Innovations | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Explore programs and research related to your topics of interest. Stay tuned for topic overviews that draw on the Programs Database and Research & Evidence Library.

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British curriculum school first of its kind in Kajiado

For more news visit http://www.ntv.co.ke Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ntvkenya Like our FaceBook page http://www.facebook.com/NtvKenya The Bri...
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Kenya : Knut to confirm teachers’ strike on Monday

Kenya : Knut to confirm teachers’ strike on Monday | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A nationwide teachers’ strike will be announced today, Knut national chairman Wilson Sossion declared on Sunday.
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Afrocademy - free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Afrocademy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone. All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. Afrocademy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

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Study Shows 21st Century Skill Development Clearly Linked to Career Success

Study Shows 21st Century Skill Development Clearly Linked to Career Success | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Report also indicates that many of the widely used technology and work skills needed in the work place are not being taught sufficiently in our schools. Guest
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Five Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem

Five Future Trends That Will Impact the Learning Ecosystem | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As summer reflections on the past school year turn into aspirations for the next year, it's important to keep in mind the big picture of change in education. Five shifts in how we think about schools
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Lack of STEM grads in the US is a global problem

Lack of STEM grads in the US is a global problem | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
At the end of a recent board meeting of the Illinois technology Association, members were asked to offer observations on how their respective companies were doing under the current economic conditi...
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Kenya : Teachers Service Commission sets higher grades for new teachers

Kenya : Teachers Service Commission sets higher grades for new teachers | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has planned a stringent set of measures to enhance the quality of education.
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