Teachers

Why teacher leadership is the way to go

I think it is safe to say that Rwanda will meet its development agenda by 2020, given the fact that the primary players in the country’s development effort now have the missing piece of the puzzle. Still uplifted by the news about the new teacher training programme that is significant to...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:54pm

Develop better strategies to tackle English teaching challenges

Every English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher knows the importance of constantly adapting to their students’ needs. Many times, this means dealing with a variety of problems in the classroom, many of which are all too common occurrences. A good ESL teacher must be able to recognise these...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 11:31pm

School-based mentors to undergo intensive English course

Over 500 school-based mentors are set to undergo an intensive English course training starting early next month, a course that will be facilitated through the Building Learning Foundation (BLF) programme. According to officials, this training is the second phase of the three-year £25.3...

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:41am

What can teachers learn from the great football coaches?

As diehard supporters of Belgium and France get ready to support their teams, I can’t help but think of the coaches making the spirited games possible. One wonders what our education would be like if every teacher was as enthusiastic and passionate as these coaches. There are many lessons...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 11:18pm

Clinical supervision; helping teachers strengthen capability

In the education sector, there have been many changes over the years. For instance, schools shifted from a Francophone to Anglophone setting, a competence-based curriculum, aligned to national development goals, was introduced, and registration for candidates is now done online, to mention a few....

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 9:28pm

When self-efficacy is eroded away from teachers

Albert Einstein asserts that, education is what remains after one has forgotten what he learned in school.  Guadalupe claims that, teachers are the most important agents in the educational process because they directly organise students’ learning experiences. Others claim that, good...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 8:04pm

Good student-teacher link will guarantee success

To this day, Monday mornings have a hold on me. It’s been 12 years since I sat in a mathematics class, and it occurred to my teacher that I was always late and unbothered, because I didn’t like the subject, or the person who taught it for that matter. I might have been the only one who...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 7:53pm

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