Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
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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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UNESCO | Education - The six goals of Education for All have become UNESCO’s overriding priority in education

UNESCO | Education - The six goals of Education for All have become UNESCO’s overriding priority in education | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

UNESCO |  The six goals of Education for All have become UNESCO’s overriding priority in education 

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Learning Curve: Nyakemincha seeks to break the jinx

Well, they came in last in the whole country 2011 KCPE exams With a 119 average in the 2011 KCPE results, Nyakemincha Primary School found itself in a precarious position of being last. This time around though they would rather leave that title to someone else and so some changes had to be made.

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2012 Conference - The Global Education Conference Network Nov 12th to 17th.

2012 Conference - The Global Education Conference Network Nov 12th  to 17th. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Event alert -- The third annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, will be held Monday, November 12 through Friday, November 16, 2012 (Saturday, November 17th in some time zones).

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I Have a Question. Why 21st Century Learning?

Today's students will face challenges we haven't imagined, take jobs yet to be invented, and toil in a workplace constantly reshaped by the exponential progress of technology.

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News: Teachers to strike again?

The Kenya national union of teachers has now given the government a 28 day ultimatum to pay the pension of at least 52,000 teachers who retired between the year 1997 and 2007.

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Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education Main Papers Kick Off

Practicals come first, KNEC warns against cheating Kenya certificate of secondary education main papers officially kicked off, with students siting for their biology practicals, as opposed to starting with theory papers.

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We Are Ready, Are You?

KNEC: Preparations are complete for commencement of national exams 63,228 security personnel have been engaged by the Kenya national examination council to provide security during this years Kenya certificate of secondary education and Kenya certificate of primary education..

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College Search - Register for Free for CollegeWeekLive Oct 24 & 25th

College Search - Register for Free for CollegeWeekLive Oct 24 & 25th | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Interact live with admissions officers at 300 U.S. universities in the world's largest virtual college fair, October 24 & 25. In addition to 300 universities, experts presentations will cover topics like How to Apply to a U.S. College, Writing a Strong College Essay, and How to Score High SAT Scores.

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Row stalls student's admission to college

Murang’a University College cannot admit its first 211 Joint Admission Board (JAB) students because the institution does not have a council. The institution was elevated to a university constituent college last year but has not assumed the status despite having stopped receiving students from Department of Technical Training.

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Schools bear brunt of Tana skirmishes

Clashes are costly, and it is a lesson many are now learning in the Tana Delta. Unfortunately is it the young generation that is bearing...

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Howtoons - What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer..

Howtoons - What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer.. | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer?  You get Howtoons. 

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Sugata Mitra: The Critical Importance of STEM Education

Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology, Newcastle University, UK, talks about the critical importance of STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)...

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Kenya ranks highly with children not in school, says UN report

Kenya ranks highly with children not in school, says UN report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Kenya is among 10 countries in the world with the highest number of children not enrolled in school, a United Nations report to be launched on Wednesday says...

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Key Trends in Education - 2012 Horizon Report

Each year, the Horizon Report identifies key trends affecting teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in higher education. This video provides a quick look at the items identified for 2012.

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KSR was at ISTE 2012 Tuesday Keynote Featuring Yong Zhao Trim

Kenya School Report was at ISTE 2012 in San Diego and here is the Keynote featuring Yong Zhao Trim. 

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21st Century Education vs. 20th Century Education

A video that explains and shows the differences between the two centuries.

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Facebook Power

A group of youth from Bumula constituency in Bungoma county have put the power of social media to good use by helping the poor. The group, County Caucus,  which started on facebook says it has transformed many lives, using this form of social media.

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News: Education bill row

Education minister Mutula Kilonzo has vowed that he will not withdraw the controversial basic education bill of 2012.

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Young school girl makes mark in sciences - Teaching aids

A girl in Nyamira County is taking science to a new level in her small way.Styrofoam is used to hold fragile items in boxes and once the goods are delivered home safely, the papers become waste. But for Jackline Kerubo Omare, that is when creativity begins. Here is her story.

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Fraudulent Institutions

Students accuse college management of conning them Over 300 students from a private college in Naivasha held a protest over the legality of their institution...

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Learning Curve: Challenges after clashes

The clashes in Tana Delta forced some schools to close down, now other schools such as Didewaride Primary School have had to take in some of the pupils.

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Draft Bill on needs of special learners ready.

A draft Bill seeking to address the needs of children with disabilities in learning institutions is now ready. And when the proposed laws are passed, it will be criminal for anyone to deny a child who needs special education from gaining access to such education.

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Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world | Video on TED.com

TED Talks The world is changing much more rapidly than most people realize, says business educator Eddie Obeng -- and creative output cannot keep up.

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David Hu: Khan Academy – Rethinking How We Learn

David Hu: Khan Academy – Rethinking How We Learn | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

David Hu is a software-development intern at Khan Academy, where he has proposed and implemented the Machine Learning Model for New Proficiency Model, now used to evaluate Khan Academy users' performance as a learning tool.

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