Simple, effective ways to ensure learner success

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The expectation of every teacher is that all their students grasp the concept taught in class; but how can they make sure this is achieved? Education experts say as a...

How schools can solve the challenge of language proficiency dilemma

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Renowned Kenyan scholar, novelist and post-colonial theorist Ngugi wa thiongo , in his famous book, Decolonizing the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature, shows that language has a...

Parent mentors train in childcare services

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In a bid to address concerns of the rising cases of school drop-outs and child abuse caused largely by ‘absentee parents’, over 60 mentors have been trained to provide childcare...

Get closer to your teachers, classmates for support

The principal goal for all students is to achieve their own highest level of success in supportive classrooms, taught by teachers who give the tools to overcome obstacles and learn...

Why teachers should adopt a collaborative approach to learning

“My opinion, my conviction, gains immensely in strength and sureness the minute a second mind has adopted it,” said Novalis, a German author and philosopher. With precision, he eloquently yet...

The right to parental care

Food and water are the most basic needs for human survival. Studies have shown that a fully grown human being can only go up to three weeks without food but...

Origin of ordinary things: Examinations

For centuries, examinations have been a cause of stress and panic among students from all over the world. Some students have been known to sweat, shake, breathe really fast at...

Sciences: Why lack of labs remains a stumbling block

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According to the 2016 A-Level examination results released by the Education ministry last week, the general pass rate was registered at 89.5 per cent, a 0.3 per cent improvement from...

40 teen mothers get skills training in Musanze

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A total of 42 teen mothers last week completed a four-month intensive training in vocational skills. The teen mothers, all of them from Musanze District, Northern Province, acquired the training...

Are schools prepared to embrace Swahili as an official language?

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The government through the Ministry of Education is set to start implementing the law on the use of Swahili as a new official language in Rwanda in addition to Kinyarwanda,...

The right to self-defence

Assault and other forms of violence are highly frowned upon by the law. That’s why there are laws in place which criminalize different kinds of physical harm on other human...

Seek support and guidance from your teachers

There is no single formula for attaining a balanced life as a student entrepreneur. It’s a personal decision how you combine your career, business, family and self into an integrated...

Teachers are made, not born

Behind a decent grade or a thriving student is a selfless passionate teacher. Such teachers are not simply endowed with exceptional, innate inspirational powers; they are made!

Origin of ordinary things: Cars

Automobiles are the means by which many people travel long distances. However, before cars were invented and before they became common in places such as Africa, people travelled on foot...

TVET schools urged to prioritise energy sector

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country’s socio-economic challenges, including energy...

A-Level star performers narrate their success stories

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Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their...