Celebrating 10 years of girl-child transformation through education

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Grace Umutesi is a recipient of the Howard Buffett scholarship to Earth University in Costa Rica. She is studying agriculture and hopes to become the Rwandan minister for agriculture in...

Are you prepared for third term?

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A few weeks ago, primary and secondary schools resumed for the third term of this academic year. It’s that time when students are getting ready to go to the next...

Juggling academics and work

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Whether out of pressure to upgrade in a bid to secure one’s job or grow in the ranks, or the sheer desire to acquire additional skills, many people have to...

Girls urged to use ICT for national transformation

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After undergoing information communication technology training sponsored by Imbuto Foundation, girls who excelled in last year’s Senior Six exams have been urged to use the skills acquired to spur national...

MKU tops in 2016 East African university debate championship

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The East African University Debate (EAUDC) championship 2016 was concluded on Monday at University of Rwanda’s College of Education with Mount Kenya University (MKU) clinching the top place.

What every freshman needs to know before joining university

Joining university is a big deal! Swapping the comfort of your own home, family and daily routine for new friends, higher expectations, and a brand-new home can be scary to...

Tell your parents why you prefer the 12-year system

The nine-year-based programme is a vital programme meant to provide basic education to children whose parents can’t afford the high expenses associated with the straight system of the 12-year secondary...

Learner-centered teaching: Are schools doing enough?

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Traditionally, students studied in classes where the teacher provided everything; the teacher asked the questions, provided detail to their answers, offered the examples, organised the notes, previewed and reviewed topics,...

Why parents should take lead role in guiding their children

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Jane Habiyaremye, 29, is employed in Kacyiru, Kigali. She has two children, both in primary school. She drives them to school daily in the morning, while her house help picks...

The jungle in the classroom

Diversity in social traits is a common characteristic of today’s classroom. As challenging as this array of personalities in the classroom can be, it is also what keeps the profession...

It pays better to be flexible and dynamic

Engineering is one of the most prestigious courses that often guarantee a person’s respect as being part of a highly esteemed and mutually admired society of elites. Hence, being a...