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Debate Rages On Over Whether Or Not Schools, Students Should Be Ranked - YouTube

In what was a departure from the norm, the announcement of this year's KCPE results was without the usual celebrations with majority of the schools remained ...

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Graham Mulligan's insight:

The news report is a bit one-sided but still I applaud the Kenyan Gov't for banning this foolish practice of ranking schools based on their KCPE results.

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Figureheads of development: women’s roles in Africa’s technology industry | eLearning Africa News Portal

Figureheads of development: women’s roles in Africa’s technology industry | eLearning Africa News Portal | Africa now | Scoop.it
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Ushahidi and MPrp (enervated education) are two great examples of female technology leadership in Africa.

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The Headliner: Shock of class 8 pupils who can't read


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This is urgent.

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Quality education for all children? What works in education in developing countries | Kenya School Report

Quality education for all children? What works in education in developing countries | Kenya School Report | Africa now | Scoop.it

Quality education for all children? What works in education in developing countries is based on the 3ie-funded study by Anthony Petrosino and colleagues (2012) entitledInterventions in developing nations for improving primary and secondary enrolment of children, plus additional studies identified in a supplementary search. In the working paper, the authors present a new categorisation of supply-and demand-side interventions, drawing out lessons about the effectiveness of each intervention.


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Graham Mulligan's insight:

This report is an excellent current evaluation of what works and what needs more study in the challenge to improve education in developing countries.

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Is the Laptop Project a Misplaced Priority?

Debate has been raging over the government's plan to provide pre-school children with laptops with critics saying it is not a priority. Pupils at Asilong Pri...

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Graham Mulligan's insight:

These laptops look like the ones One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is now marketing through Walmart. It is interesting that the donation was 100 laptops to one school, 5 years ago. I would like to have a lot more information on useage, and see what evidence exists for improved performance on KCPE exams.

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Free Online Education Resources from Kenya School Report

Free Online Education Resources from Kenya School Report | Africa now | Scoop.it

Massive FREE online resources for students, teachers, school administrators and parents. These resources are to assist teachers as they help students acquire and accumulate specialized knowledge, skills, and self-confidence to enable problem solving and prepare for 21st century careers.


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