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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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Stalemate!

Teachers reject government's offer, defy orders to return to work Kenya national union of teachers has dared the government to hire the 100,000 teachers

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Cabinet's bitter-sweet offer for teachers

But for the teachers a happy ending remains elusive. Earlier today, the cabinet issued a fresh threat to the teachers to return to work ...

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Pupils struggle to find use of 'free' time

 Amid the standoff pupils are struggling to find good use for the extra time as their teachers continue with the boycott. 

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The Learning Curve

In our weekly segment Learning Curve, we look at one school in Murang'a that opened after 30 years of being closed down. The high number...

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Take It Or Leave It

Mutula to present teachers payment of 3 phases to cabinet meeting Report to work immediately or else.This is the latest warning education minister Mutula K...

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KNEC issues exam warning over strike

An examinations crisis is looming if the teachers’ strike continues for too long, the Kenya National Examinations Council has warned.

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Court seeks solution to teachers' strike

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An attempt to find a solution to the teachers’ strike is expected to begin Friday at the High Court in Nairobi.

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Students voice support for striking lecturers

We now head to Eldoret where medical students from the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital have joined their striking lecturers in the streets to compel the Government to pay the tutors their extraneous allowances, which they say are long overdue.

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New tech to transform Kenyan schools

New tech to transform Kenyan schools | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A new mobile phone app in Kenya makes sure reports, exam results and other school communications get delivered straight to parents and guardians.

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Teachers' Want 1997 Pay Deal Honoured

The Parliamentary Committee on Education today failed to unlock the deadlock between teachers and the government that has paralysed the public education syst...

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Teachers strike still on

 The two teachers unions: Kenya national union of teachers and the Kenya union of post primary education teachers have insisted that they ...

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‘Future of the country depends on education system’

‘Future of the country depends on education system’ | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
'Many departments including Labour, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA), Education, Revenue, NCLP and Police are making efforts to eradicate child labour.' ('Future of the country depends on education system' - The Hindu: The Hindu'Future of the country depends...
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9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of...
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Govt Threatens to Sack Striking Teachers

The Cabinet has today endorsed the 13.5 billion shillings staggered pay deal for teachers and issued a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum. 

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Parents to hold nationwide demonstrations

The Kenya Parents Association is planning to hold nationwide demonstrations on Monday and Wednesday next week in a bid to force the gove...

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Sack Munyes and AG, parents lobby urges

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A parents lobby has called on President Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga to sack Labour minister John Munyes and Attorney General Githu Muigai over the ongoing industrial boycotts.

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KNUT rejects govt's back-to-class order

 Amid the chaos, the Cabinet is now proposing an extension of the third and final school term to allow students in public schools to reco...

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Knut rejects Sh13.4bn payrise in three phases

Knut rejects Sh13.4bn payrise in three phases | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenya National Union of Teachers has rejected a Sh13.4 billion offer by the government, which was to be implemented in three phases...

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Teachers told to stay put until talks bear fruit

Teachers have been told to stay put from work for the third week on Monday, until the Government tabled funds meant to meet their demands.

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Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa - CNN.com

Seven ways mobile phones have changed lives in Africa - CNN.com | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

A little over a decade ago there were around 100,000 phone lines in Nigeria, mostly landlines run by the state-owned telecoms behemoth, NITEL.

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Browse Webinars - SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community

 These are full day events - Attend one Webinar, or attend them all.  Days of Learning are sometimes based around a theme, such as: 


- Common Core
- Special Education
- iPads
- Google
- RTI
- Administration
- and much more.

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Githae faces MPs fury over teachers pay

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Githae faces MPs fury over teachers pay

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No deal as boycott enters 2nd week

Amid indications that the government is turning a deaf ear to their demands teachers poured onto the streets as they sought to draw the ...

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Standard Digital News : Lifestyle : Now Mutula bans weekend classes

Education Minister Mutula Kilonzo has sent a tough warning to principals of all schools to ban weekend classes.

The Minister said that the National Policy on tuition during Holiday and weekend remains fully in place and warned the private schools that should they flout the directive, they will be de-registered.

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20 Ways to Use Edmodo

20 Ways to Use Edmodo...

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carldowse's curator insight, July 10, 2013 4:11 AM

Edmodo provides a simple to set-up, easy to use virtual learning environment which is especially suited to smaller groups. It's a hosted service (unlike Moodle) and works quite well on mobile devices. If you're thinking of offering a blended learning package to your learners then it's a good place to start.

Anne-Mart Olsen's curator insight, July 10, 2013 4:12 AM

I found that edmodo was particularly useful, as student easily identified with the platform.