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KCSE results to be released Monday

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The results of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams will be released on Monday next week and not Tuesday as earlier announced. Communication from the Ministry of Education stated that the date was brought forward due to unavoidable circumstances.
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Kenya: Youths Out of Jobs for Lack of Education

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LACK of quality education among the youth is the highest contributor to the social economic challenges that the country continues to face, the government has said.

Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich said abject poverty is the major limitation in the access of education for the youth, hence leading to more entrenched poverty as they cannot find employment.

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A boarding school where girls live with poor hosts and boys sleep on skins

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Marsabit, Kenya: As the bell tolls at 6pm signalling the end of the learning day at El Gade primary, pupils pick their books to leave for home. Talaso Tura Diba, dressed in a pink blouse, long green skirt and a pair of sandals made from tyres, walks past the wire mesh gate. In her hand, hangs a paper bag with exercise books.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/lifestyle/article/2000105682/a-boarding-school-where-girls-live-with-poor-hosts-and-boys-sleep-on-skins

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Huge wage bill puts free learning at risk

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The free primary education is at risk of being discontinued due to the high public wage bill.

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Not All Fun And Games: The Importance Of Student Exercise

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Kids these days aren’t generally as healthy and active as we’d probably like them to be. Obesity is on the rise. Screen time is on the rise. Outdoor playtime and general physical activity? Those aren’t on the rise for kids. With things like food education taking a backseat to so many other things that our young …

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How Literacy Is Changing In Schools Around The World – Edudemic

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There are so many children around the world who don’t have access quality education. Either they lack schooling altogether, or what they do have access to is insufficient to help them gain the basic skills needed for success in today global society. We’re not even talking about digital literacy here, which continues to gain importance …

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The Relationship Between Technology And Education

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The following presentation from Steven Wheeler, Associate Professor at the University of Plymouth, explores some of the changes in both technology and education, including game-based learning, gamification, augmented reality, and mobile learning.

An interesting addition to the presentation are ideas from Nova Spivak that behind all of these minor changes is a larger shift from 2.0 to 3.0–from people and tools to knowledge and intelligence.

See on www.teachthought.com

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