Why your child should not skip kindergarten education

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The Rwandan old adages, “uburere buruta ubuvuke,” loosely translated as “parenting is more than giving birth’’ and ‘‘igiti kigororwa kikiri gito’’, meaning “a tree is corrected when it is still...

The benefits of knowing your students beyond the classroom

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Joyce Gatete, a senior two student at St Patrick School Kicukiro, says her parents are planning to shift to a new home. And naturally, this comes with a high possibility...

MINEDUC official calls for promotion of nursery education

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A Ministry of Education official has said nursery education is crucial for child development and called upon all stakeholders in the sector to promote it.

Singer ‘The Ben’ donates Rwf1 million to vulnerable children

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Renowned Rwandan singer Mugisha Benjamin popularly known as ‘The Ben’ has donated Rwf1 million to help children from poor families ahead of the new term scheduled to open soon.

Teachers should adequately plan for 2017

The start of a new year always feels like a chance to try new things and maybe even “start over” with our students. This is the perfect opportunity to reflect...

Expert Voice: Developing a positive attitude will help

Dear counsellor, I am a hardworking student, and I score good grades in almost every subject, apart from economics, which has made me hate studying it. How can I enjoy...

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...