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Row stalls student’s admission to college

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Murang’a University College cannot admit its first 211 Joint Admission Board (JAB) students because the institution does not have a council. The institution was elevated to a university constituent college last year but has not assumed the status despite having stopped receiving students from Department of Technical Training.

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Draft Bill on needs of special learners ready.

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A draft Bill seeking to address the needs of children with disabilities in learning institutions is now ready. And when the proposed laws are passed, it will be criminal for anyone to deny a child who needs special education from gaining access to such education.

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Schools bear brunt of Tana skirmishes

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Clashes are costly, and it is a lesson many are now learning in the Tana Delta. Unfortunately is it the young generation that is bearing…

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What mum’s struggle with cancer taught me

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Looking back on the harrowing experience of having their mothers fight breast cancer roughly two decades ago…

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Eddie Obeng: Smart failure for a fast-changing world | Video on TED.com

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TED Talks The world is changing much more rapidly than most people realize, says business educator Eddie Obeng — and creative output cannot keep up.

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Howtoons – What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer..

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What happens when you take a comic book artist, an inventor, and a toy designer?  You get Howtoons. 

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David Hu: Khan Academy – Rethinking How We Learn

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David Hu is a software-development intern at Khan Academy, where he has proposed and implemented the Machine Learning Model for New Proficiency Model, now used to evaluate Khan Academy users’ performance as a learning tool.

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