Incidents in neighbouring countries like Uganda might seem too far in proximity, but there is no denying that they can be good lessons to force stakeholders in education sector to consider boosting safety of students, especially in fire fighting cases, writes Evaline Namuwaya
Since last year, the Rwanda Education Board (REB) embarked on an ambitious programme of grooming local staff that is proficient in English, the language of instruction.
When a child is sent to school, the school does not only serve to impart knowledge. I t also plays the role of a parent which as we all know involves taking care of the safety and security of our own. Therefore Education Times explores the issue of child safety and security while at school.
Saturday saw an eventful debate event to mark the African Union’s 25th anniversary. The debate competition was attended by 15 teams from Uganda and 25 teams from Rwanda. Six motions revolving around the African Union and matters concerning Africa as a continent were debated with two Rwandan schools emerging finalists.
TWO senior Six students of Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology (GGAST) have been selected to participate in the Yale University Young Global Scholars Programme. Marie Celeste Dushime and Faustine Irebe Karasira (pictured right) will be attending the ‘Grand Strategy and ‘Politics, Law and Economics programmes respectively.
VSO and DFID Rwanda on Thursday May 9 announced the launch of a new project – INSPIRED! (Inclusive Services through Participation of stakeholders for realising Rights in Education & Disability). The project will be spread over three years with funding worth £4 million.