• Kenyans Oppose same Uniform for Students

    Kenyan are expressing reservations over the plans of government to introduce a single uniform for all student in the country.

    They insist that the action ogf government would encourage corruption, politcal patronage and favoritism.

    Ghana and Tnazania are among the few countries in Africa that have implemented the policy, where students in all public schools wear the same uniform,  that is only differentiated by badges.

    Not long ago the Principal Secretary of Education, Dr. Bell Kipsang amde government's intention known at a forum at the Moi University owned Rivatex company.

    "As we move towards having the same uniform and fabric in all our schools, we want Rivatex to prepare so that they are able to play a role in the manufacture of the uniforms that will be required" Dr Kipsang  disclosed.

  • Rwandan Govt. Begins ICT Education in Schools

    The Rwandan Government has  introduced Information and Communication Technology(ICT) education in schools in the country.

    The policy ''smart class rooms" seeks  to incorporate ICT into various aspects of the country's education system and reform teaching and learning systems.

    According to the Director General of Rwandan Education Board(REB),  Dr Irénée Ndayambaje, who made this known , recently, in  a training session for teachers on the use of ICT in schools in Kigali, the policy is also intended to  integrate technology in all education processes such as preparation, delivery of lessons, assessments, research among others.

    He stressed that the  target is to have  1,500 schools equipped with smart classrooms. Presently, only 645 schools are equipped in the country.


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