Parenting: When should you impose a curfew?

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Whenever it gets dark and children are not yet back home, parents get nervous with a thousand questions running in their minds about their children’s safety.

Student leaders: How to successfully juggle duties and academic work

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Identifying a leader at a young age is not only important to learners, but to the country as well. This is the reason why different schools give students an opportunity...

Over 96 graduate from Kepler

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A total of 96 graduates received bachelors degrees in communications, health care management and business management studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko, Kigali, last Saturday.

Did you know? Fascinating Frogs!

From the Golden frog to the African frog which was last seen in – guess where – Rwanda back in 1950; all these and more frogs are on the wanted...

Why Rwanda needs CBE in institutions of higher learning

It is becoming increasingly clear that the traditional seat-based, “sage-on-the-stageā€ approach to teaching and learning does not work for every student. One then wonders why competency-based education (CBE), successful as...

Increase lines of communication with your uncle

Growing up an orphan is the most frustrating experience that no one would wish their children to undergo. However, you’re not alone and you should stand strong and forge ahead...

Right to protection from active and passive smoking

Tobacco smoking is dangerous to your respiratory system. It can lead to serious illnesses such as lung cancer which in majority of the cases is incurable. Tobacco smoking can be...

Origins of ordinary things: Soda

Soda is the most popular type of soft drink in the world. It is highly loved by people across different age groups. In fact, a common phrase used by adults...

EDUCATION: Revision strategies that will guarantee good grades

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Revision is a vital aspect of every student’s schooling journey, and educators believe that for one to be able to maintain good grades, they ought to embrace the culture of...

ICT: Students explore how drone technology works

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Unlike in the past when technology was just a fairy-tale, today’s generation is exposed to a number of technologies, much as majority of these are only seen in movies. Students...

How to create an inclusive environment in class

Our classrooms are a tapestry of students with different cultures, socioeconomic circumstances, race and abilities. Whether intentional or not, there is social, emotional, physical and intellectual diversity even within the...

Key tips and English phrases for your 'lessons learned' meeting

Life is about continuously learning. We sometimes learn from our mistakes, and we can also learn from our successes. This was first brought to my attention early on in my...

Did you know? Beauty without colour is wonderful too!

From large animals such as elephants and hippopotamus, to medium sized ones like deer, buffalos and down to birds namely; owls and robins, have not been spared this intriguing phenomenon...

Your reproductive health rights

The human reproductive system is the system that is responsible for the way you and every person who is alive came into existence. Men and women have different reproductive systems...

Origins of ordinary things: Petroleum jelly

Having a face so glistering that it is almost reflective is a rite of passage during childhood. This sort of shine that also causes the skin to feel slippery and...

Don’t give up on your education

DEAR COUNSELLOR, WHILE OTHER STUDENTS AT MY SCHOOL ARE EXCITED ABOUT THEIR STUDIES AND INTERESTED IN LEARNING NEW THINGS, ME, ON THE OTHER HAND, HAVE NO INTEREST IN ANY OF...

Teacher conduct: How does it impact learning?

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Growing up, Ange Thaina Ndizeye, a Kigali-based mentor, believed that like many of her contemporaries, she would pursue her graduate studies abroad.

Student leaders urged to fight HIV

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Female university student leaders have been urged to sensitise their colleagues on the consequences of HIV/AIDS. During an event held in Kigali on Saturday, the student leaders were also told...

Parenting: Who are your child’s school friends?

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Parents do their best to groom their children from home but as soon as they cross to school, most of them completely have no idea about the kind of friends...

Embrace inquiry-based learning for better results

Most accomplished teachers find questioning a very efficient way to keep students engaged. They creatively formulate questions that productively aid the understanding of new concepts. But imagine flipping this role....

Did you know? The original octopus!

There are over 300 different species of these wondrous creatures, octopuses and with a range of interesting names: from the Carribean Reef octopus, Mimic octopus to the Common octopus, these...

Open up to your relative

Considering the factor of duty and responsibility, different parents and guardians often assign some quantity of home chores to their kids to prepare them for more advanced responsibilities when they...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: The right to protection from air pollution

Air is a necessity for the existence of all living things. Clean air is necessary for healthy living. Without clean air, people fall sick, plants die and the environment gets...

Origins of ordinary things: Ramadhan

Muslims around the world are currently in the period of Ramadhan. According to CNN, an international news outlet, Islam is the world’s second largest religion after Christianity with approximately 1.8...