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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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UoN to host AIESEC’s Kuleana Cultural Festival | Capital Campus

UoN to host AIESEC’s Kuleana Cultural Festival | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The University of Nairobi will host ‘The Kuleana Festival’ that will bring students in a cultural expo. The festival will provide a chance for students and members of the public to showcase their cultures while allowing an interaction platform.

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Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

http://www.ted.com Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) ...
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Shiny glass towers at the expense of education

Shiny glass towers at the expense of education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

What is the point of building a brand new shiny building if the education offered is wanting?

The Kenyan system of education has reached such a precarious point that it may soon become irrelevant.

How many institutions teach social media as a career?

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10 Resources For Helping Students Take Initiative - Edudemic

10 Resources For Helping Students Take Initiative - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
This is the time to start thinking about what worked this year, things we might try for next year, and ways to think about helping students take
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Kenya : Review curriculum now to reflect new law, teachers plead

Kenya : Review curriculum now to reflect new law, teachers plead | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Secondary school heads are demanding the immediate review of the curriculum to reflect the recent constitutional reforms.
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Education can happen everywhere

Education can happen everywhere | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education doesn't just take place in stuffy classrooms... (Education can happen everywhere, every day to every person http://t.co/kAe2WDo4XX)
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Learning Curve: Sky not the limit for Kajiado women

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Kenya: Intel to invest in local developers

Kenya: Intel to invest in local developers | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Intel Corporation today announced a new initiative that will see Kenyan developers become the first in Africa to benefit directly from Intel® Software and
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Kenya : Parents association opposes computer project, terms it white elephant in the offing

Kenya : Parents association opposes computer project, terms it white elephant in the offing | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A parents’ association has dismissed the recent allocation of Sh53.2 billion in the Budget for free laptops project.
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Kenya : 180 students admitted to pursue ‘fake’ courses at PUEA, says protest letter

Kenya : 180 students admitted to pursue ‘fake’ courses at PUEA, says protest letter | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Presbyterian University of East Africa admitted about 180 students in its Kisii campus to pursue seven unaccredited degree programmes deepening the academic problems at the church-run institution, The Standard can reveal.
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Australian universities to offer fee-based credit for MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed

Australian universities to offer fee-based credit for MOOCs | Inside Higher Ed | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Two Australian universities announced this week that they would offer assessment and credit of specific otherwise free, open online courses for a fee.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/06/19/australian-universities-offer-fee-based-credit-moocs#ixzz2Wfu5Z6dU ;
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The Brilliant Plan That Could Save Colleges Millions

The Brilliant Plan That Could Save Colleges Millions | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As colleges use MOOCs to reduce faculty costs, one professor thinks the concept might work for administrators as well.
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Top 200 Special Education Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Top 200 Special Education Apps ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

As a reader of this blog, you might have noticed that Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has a particular focus on the use of iPad in education other than any other tablet in the market.We do in fact love other tablets especially Motorolla Xoom, Samsung GalaxyTab 10.1, and LG Optimus tablet and we do believe they have a promising potential in education as well but for now it seems that iPad is leading the mobile learning revolution. This is probably due to the kind of investment Apple is having in education.

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Data challenge launched for varsity and college students | Capital Campus

Data challenge launched for varsity and college students | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

University and college students have a chance to explore the world of research and data with the launch of the ‘Campus Data Challenge’. Sponsored by Capital Campus and mSurvey, the challenge will see students compete against each other in coming up with innovative and interesting research findings using the m-Survey Do-it-yourself mobile research tool.

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Education system must take blame for stifling innovation - MBA Vault

Education system must take blame for stifling innovation - MBA Vault | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

I recently watched one of Sir Kenneth Robinson’s classic TED talks, Do Schools Kill Creativity? And it wasn’t for the first time. For it contains the kind of messages we need to hear repeatedly.

 

No wonder they’ve been downloaded over 13 million times. I urge you to watch them too, but meanwhile let me tell you something about what he said, together with some reflections on his views for Kenya.

- See more at: http://mba.nation.co.ke/education-system-must-take-blame-for-stifling-innovation/#sthash.uKAILGIB.dpuf

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Mobile Devices Are Growing Like Crazy, and Google Wants to Deliver Internet Access with Balloons

Mobile Devices Are Growing Like Crazy, and Google Wants to Deliver Internet Access with Balloons | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Here’s a roundup of the best higher ed stories this week.
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The Beginner's Visual Guide To Online Learning - Edudemic

The Beginner's Visual Guide To Online Learning - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
If you're considering taking or teach a course online, this visual guide is for you. It details the 3 main things you should know about online education.
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Kenya : Knut targets Sh54b laptop cash for pay

Kenya : Knut targets Sh54b laptop cash for pay | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) wants Sh54 billion set aside to finance the Jubilee pledge of laptops for primary school pupils diverted to pay teachers’ allowances.
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Education Committee Raises Ksh. 6B For Teachers' Salaries

The education committee has transferred 2 billion shillings from the money allocated to the laptops for schools project,to cater for teachers' allowances. Th...
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Parents warned against denying their children an education

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HELB, USAID to provide loans to students studying health sciences | Capital Campus

HELB, USAID to provide loans to students studying health sciences | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has designed a loan scheme for health workers in Kenya. The pre-service loans are supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded FUNZO Kenya project and target bright and needy students who are committed to becoming health workers and in-service health workers who would like to further their studies.

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Kenya : Why free laptops will not soothe this school

Kenya : Why free laptops will not soothe this school | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The rickety desk creaks as Sudhow Abdi, 13, a Standard Seven pupil at Bura Primary School in Fafi Constituency, Garissa County, adjusts her sitting position.
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What is the future of technology in education?

What is the future of technology in education? | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Forget devices, the future of education technology is all about the cloud and anywhere access. In the future, teaching and learning is going to be social, says Matt Britland
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18 Things To Know About Education In South Africa - Edudemic

18 Things To Know About Education In South Africa - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We have a ton of Edudemic readers from South Africa so we thought this would be quite useful: a look at education in South Africa
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Printing From Your Smartphone – a Tutorial

Printing From Your Smartphone – a Tutorial | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Can I print from my Smartphone? Yes! Here's one easy way to do it. So you’re a college student and you're running late to class. You’ve got an end of term
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