Changing schools: What you need to know before taking the decision

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The New Year is upon us and most people have already outlined the resolutions they intend to pursue in the next 365 days. One common trend around the beginning of...

The resolutions every teacher should make in the new year

Christmas is now a past affair and first of January has only vividly asserted itself. This can only mean one thing-the new school year is imminent! Even after decades in...

Expert Voice: Calmly tell your parents about your concerns

I have been studying at a school that my parents suggested for me. However, it’s poor in terms of the quality education, and I’m literally not improving academically, yet I...

Patriotism is the responsibility of every child

Being a child gives you the privilege to be on the receiving end of most things. However, this does not mean that you do not have any responsibilities at home,...

Mnemonics: Using acronyms

Beep! you glance at your smart phone and you see this SMS: KISS – Keep It Simple Stupid or SWAK – Sealed With A Kiss or you proudly sayto you...

Education sector: What marked the year 2016

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As the year 2016 comes to an end, every sector has had various issues playing out along the journey. In the education sector, several aspects stood out and below, Education...

Is it teacher or structure: A central priority dilemma of Africa’s education

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Debates on education reforms and improving the quality of education have generally failed to recognise the pivotal role of teachers. In particular, the key issues of teacher motivation are skimmed...

Ex-street kids in Gasabo get Christmas treat

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More than 400 former street children were hosted to a Christmas party by Centre Les Enfants de Dieu. The event took place last week in Ndera Sector, Gasabo District.

Mnemonics: Creating points of loci on your body

Just like the Memory Room system, the Body Peg method also uses association to confirm the memory of location of items. It includes giving body parts different numbers (depending on...

The festive season is a good source of writing ideas for language teachers

Have you ever set yourself to begin writing only to fidget around for hours looking for the first word? The biggest hurdle every student faces in writing is often the...

Expert Voice: Listen to your parents

My parents want me to go for vocational training arguing it will give me better opportunities in future, yet I still want to continue with high my school education. How...