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Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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Why student interns want to be paid for their work

Why student interns want to be paid for their work | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
“We do not pay.” That is a common phrase in the appointment letters that university students and fresh graduates receive after applying for internship
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Making private university education more accessible

Making private university education more accessible | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Who pays for higher education? Whether talking about the government’s role or the student responsibility, the question is controversial all over the world.

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Our education Sector Is At The Crossroads

Our education Sector Is At The Crossroads | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education at crossroads?
Provision of education and training is fundamental to the economic and social development of any country. Universal Primary Education is one of the eight Millennium Development Goals, to which Kenya has committed itself.
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Govt. to begin digital content pilot for five primary school subjects

http://www.ntv.co.ke The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development, will in this second term of the schools curriculum conduct a pilot program to test digita...
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Smartphones add new twist to war on exam cheats - News - nation.co.ke

Smartphones add new twist to war on exam cheats - News - nation.co.ke | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
They have become mobile phones of choice in Kenya, especially for young people, who want multi- faceted gadgets that allow them to make calls, browse internet, take photos, listen to radio and keep abreast with activities on social media.
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Off-road wheelchair offers freedom for disabled poor

Off-road wheelchair offers freedom for disabled poor | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Using just a handful of bike gears, Amos Winter has created a wheelchair he hopes will change the world.
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allAfrica.com: Africa: Natural Resource Revenues Could Nearly Double School Access in Developing Nations - UN Study

allAfrica.com: Africa: Natural Resource Revenues Could Nearly Double School Access in Developing Nations - UN Study | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Developing countries rich in natural resources can make huge gains towards universal schooling if they managed resource revenues better and devoted a significant share to education, according to a United Nations study released today.

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The Frontier

For most pupils in urban areas across the country the mention of laptops has become an exciting conversation as they await the acquisition of the gadgets for...
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Standard Digital News - Kenya : Akirachix graduates 18 girls in ICT

Standard Digital News - Kenya : Akirachix graduates 18 girls in ICT | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Eighteen girls were feted following completion of a year-long training that sought to bridge ICT skills gap for high school graduates on Saturday.
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Universities warm up to business incubation concept

Universities warm up to business incubation concept | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The main hallway leads to a corridor and an open plan office surrounded by conference halls. . A group of students are hunched over their laptops as they punch away at the keys.

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21st Century Educator? You Must Know These Skills - EdTechReview

21st Century Educator? You Must Know These Skills - EdTechReview | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Are you an 21st century educator? Here is a list of skills that teachers should know for 21st century.
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HP LIFE e-Learning | HP LIFE Program

HP LIFE e-Learning | HP LIFE Program | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
HP LIFE e-Learning provides online courses in IT and business skills for entrepreneurs. Free of charge.
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More e-Learning courses at: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources/student-tools-and-resources

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Students Want More Mobile Devices In Classroom -- InformationWeek

Students Want More Mobile Devices In Classroom -- InformationWeek | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Nine in 10 elementary, middle and high school students believe mobile devices will change the way kids learn, Pearson survey finds.
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A sober take on laptops for class one pupils

A sober take on laptops for class one pupils | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
During the campaigns ahead of Kenya’s March 2013 elections, the Jubilee team manifesto highlighted the promise to provide laptops to every primary school class one pupil.
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Standard Digital News - Kenya : Kenya needs a responsive, 21st century education system

Standard Digital News - Kenya : Kenya needs a responsive, 21st century education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Despite the many disagreements it has spawned, the debate on whether the Jubilee Government should buy laptops for all Class One pupils beginning January next year is an encouraging development in our national discourse.
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Girl child education

Watch KTN Streaming LIVE from Kenya 24/7 on http://www.ktnkenya.tv Follow us on http://www.twitter.com/ktnkenya Like us on http://www.facebook.com/ktnkenya
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We need more efforts like this in Africa

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A timely guide for students reading ‘Damu Nyeusi’ - Lifestyle - nation.co.ke

A timely guide for students reading ‘Damu Nyeusi’ - Lifestyle - nation.co.ke | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A new Kiswahili guide for Damu Nyeusi, one of the new set books for Secondary School Kiswahili Literature has been released.
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Perfecting interactive tables for the classrooms of tomorrow - Science Omega

Perfecting interactive tables for the classrooms of tomorrow - Science Omega | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
There are still issues that must be ‘ironed out’ before educators can make full use of digital tabletops, according to classroom-based study

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John Purificati's comment, May 12, 2013 3:45 AM
Can't wait for the kinks to get "ironed out". Can't imagine that these tables won't captivate and inspire our students.
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Digital Farming: New App to help Horticulture

Digital Farming: New App to help Horticulture | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
A new mobile phone based agricultural software has been launched to help the over 50,000 horticulture farmers in Kenya in data management.
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Microsoft takes broadband to Tanzanian Universities using TV whitespaces | Capital Campus

Microsoft takes broadband to Tanzanian Universities using TV whitespaces | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Microsoft Corp has announced a TV white spaces pilot project in collaboration with the Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and UhuruOne to provide affordable wireless broadband access to university students and faculties in Dar es Salaam.

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Students design a solar-powered mobile socket | Capital Campus

Students design a solar-powered mobile socket | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

We have all suffered the agony of a low battery phone which essentially we are excommunicated from the rest of the world. You can’t send or receive calls or texts, no whatsapp and in Kenya especially, no Mpesa. It’s worse if you have no access to a power source.

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Hollywood actress Goodall in Kenya

Hollywood actress Goodall in Kenya | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Hollywood actress Caroline Goodall will advocate for the educational needs of children in Kibera at the annual Cannes International Film Festival.
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Tips to Integrate Technology in Classrooms - EdTechReview

Tips to Integrate Technology in Classrooms - EdTechReview | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Online education through various devices using different apps, tools and products is not new to the world now. Here are some tips on how to integrate technology into the classrooms.
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Must Read: Free Learning Websites for all 21st Century Learners - EdTechReview

Must Read: Free Learning Websites for all 21st Century Learners - EdTechReview | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Even those who are in the edtech industry can miss out on some seriously helpful free learning sites that are impacting the teaching and learning practices offering a little something for every kind of learner in 21st century.
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See more Free Leaning websites at: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources/student-tools-and-resources

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What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st...

What 60 Schools Can Tell Us About Teaching 21st... | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
The rate of change in the world demands that we re-imagine and restructure the foundational learning relationship among students, teachers, and knowledge. In...
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