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The Innovative Educator: Social media for teachers

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13 Things You May Not Know About Google – Edudemic

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Google has infiltrated most of our lives these days. Not just in the search realm, but in terms of calendars, maps, images, and social connections and more.

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Govt’ Directs Primary Schools To Teach In Mother Tongue – YouTube

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Teaching in vernacular languages in public primary schools is set for a major comeback, following the government directive to schools to use mother tongue as the main language of instruction in lower classes. But the decision is already eliciting mixed reactions with critics arguing it’s effective implementation, will require longer and better planning.

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International Scholarships January 2013

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Advance Africa Newsletter: International scholarships & grants including undergraduate scholarships, research scholarships, academic scholarships and scholarships for women.

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Are MOOCs Still Going Strong? – Edudemic

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With thousands of students still enrolling, and sites like EdX, Coursera, Udacity, and more continuing to add new course offerings, it would seem as though MOOCs are just getting bigger and better. Right?

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Kenya: All Schools Should Teach Business Skills.

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Some 844,475+ candidates sat for KCPE in 2013 and 647,602 joined secondary schools making a maximum transition rate of 76.7 % which is less than the 1970 decade of 95%. Perhaps primary school population is growing faster than secondary schools are being created. Perhaps the country’s educational infrastructure planners are unawake. Perhaps there are inadequate private sector incentives as seen in treatment of private schools’ candidates at secondary school selections. However let this be another day’s story.

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Kenya: University Ranking List Released

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Three private universities have been ranked among the top 10 in the country. The three are Mt Kenya University, Strathmore University and United States International University.

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