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A case for diploma courses; Is the Bachelor's degree losing its value?
Technical colleges tend to offer more hands-on learning and require fewer unnecessary classes than four-year colleges. Our economy does not have so enough jobs for our university graduates.
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
A case for diploma courses; Is the Bachelor's degree losing its value?
The Malaysian experience: Key takeaways on good education
The roads are smooth. Not just that, they are designed with the pedestrian and cyclist in mind. On education private institutions are encouraged to provide scholarship to students
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
The Malaysian experience: Key takeaways on good education
How to make schools a place students love
Embracing positive psychology increases a learner's experience of positive emotions. Research shows it helps reduce distress in times of crisis.
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
How to make schools a place students love
Tolerance and liberal spaces key to instructional success in schools
Dogma must never have a place within a learning community. I personally see the role of School first as a forte of safety and belonging.
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
Tolerance and liberal spaces key to instructional success in schools
Visible thinking routines are effective tools in practical teaching
Educators need to make sure they equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully face the outcomes of the 21st Century
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
Visible thinking routines are effective tools in practical teaching
Healthy school environment key to success in teaching and learning
Inclusive and student-centred classroom management styles create and encourage a respectful learning environment.
By Antoney Luvinzu 1 year ago
Healthy school environment key to success in teaching and learning
Time to embrace restorative and social-emotional approach to discipline
Traditional modes of discipline focus on punishing bad behaviour or offenders. Restorative approach flips that script, focusing on repairing the harm done to people.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Time to embrace restorative and social-emotional approach to discipline
World Skills Day should usher in new thinking in the labour sector
Up-skilling of the youth has become important in light of the world's shifting to sustainable development. Skills leading to success include resilience, good communication.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
World Skills Day should usher in new thinking in the labour sector
Students' culture and experiences should be central to their learning
Culturally-responsive teaching values cultural knowledge and skills that students bring to the classroom. Understanding students' lives can help teachers foster mutual respect.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Students' culture and experiences should be central to their learning
Philosophical underpinning imperative to success of CBC
It provides an opportunity for students to reflect on the nature of knowledge, and on how we know what we claim to know.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Philosophical underpinning imperative to success of CBC
Mastering the art of effective listening key to learning outcomes
Set a comfortable tone that gives your instructor an opportunity to think and speak. Pay attention to your body language as well as your frame of mind when engaging in active listening.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Mastering the art of effective listening key to learning outcomes
Multilingualism gives speakers an upper edge in the 21st century world
Multilingualism provides a competitive edge in today's job market. It provides an insight into the understanding of different cultures and experiences.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Multilingualism gives speakers an upper edge in the 21st century world
State should pay attention to the welfare, morale of its teachers
Dedicated and passionate teachers can create a rich learning experience for students. All over the world, it has emerged that the best way to support teachers is to listen to them.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
State should pay attention to the welfare, morale of its teachers
Coding: Future of jobs is in technology and Kenya got the memo
Coding is an essential skill since it’s an important part of digital transformation.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Coding: Future of jobs is in technology and Kenya got the memo
Parents and society have major role in ending cheating in examinations
The situation of cheating in examinations is perpetuated by low calibre teachers.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Parents and society have major role in ending cheating in examinations
Crucial role of classroom observation in enhancing the quality of teaching
Classroom observation is the bridge between the worlds of theory and practice. It can provide school directors and mentors with formative feedback for individual teachers.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Crucial role of classroom observation in enhancing the quality of teaching
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Learning barriers: How to effectively mitigate them
Barriers to learning can also be societal, environmental and are not limited to intrinsic. Motivation is an important requirement to achieve targets.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Learning barriers: How to effectively mitigate them
To end examination cheating, let us embrace authentic assessments
Authentic assessments show students what they are really capable of without the pressure of having to pass exams.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
To end examination cheating, let us embrace authentic assessments
Self-management: Why assessing it is important for an organised society
Disorganisation seems to be our bane. Most of our systems don’t seem to work, partly the reason corruption has thrived.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Self-management: Why assessing it is important for an organised society
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Inclusion: How can schools give every learner a fair chance?
Every child has a right to education regardless of economic class, personal challenges, academic abilities, or any other peculiarity.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Inclusion: How can schools give every learner a fair chance?
How school system can contribute to the pursuit of a sustainable future
Schools should give pupils both individual and collective responsibility in looking after and improving their learning environment.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How school system can contribute to the pursuit of a sustainable future
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How to create a personal brand that stands out in the job market
Knowing your personality traits, skill sets and values will help you determine your personal brand that will market yourself.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How to create a personal brand that stands out in the job market
‘Soft skills’ keeping youths from opportunities in the labour market
Overall, hiring managers find soft skills such as communication, leadership, self-management, and teamwork are missing in this new crop of workers.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
‘Soft skills’ keeping youths from opportunities in the labour market
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Teaching methods that favour 21st century learners
Interactive learning and learner centeredness have taken precedence over individualised and teacher centeredness.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Teaching methods that favour 21st century learners
How can universities bridge gaps in official languages proficiency?
Universities ought to introduce Communication Skills in all three or four years of undergraduate education as a spiral form of the syllabus.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How can universities bridge gaps in official languages proficiency?
Remote or hybrid learning set to benefit learners in areas with teacher shortage
Like anything else, remote/hybrid learning comes with its good and bad, its highs and lows.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Remote or hybrid learning set to benefit learners in areas with teacher shortage
Education can produce good citizens for a better society
Role of education is to create good citizens who are also ethical human beings. Curriculum should aim at promoting shared knowledge and values.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Education can produce good citizens for a better society
How indigenous craft can be effectively incorporated into education curriculum
Inclusion of crafts in school curriculum can trigger positive effect in education and labour market sectors.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How indigenous craft can be effectively incorporated into education curriculum
Incorporating arts and crafts in our syllabus will make learning fun, creative and practical
Pursing arts and crafts has the inherent benefits of encouraging a child to exercise flexible thinking and de-stress.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Incorporating arts and crafts in our syllabus will make learning fun, creative and practical
Eight ways teachers can spur curiosity, nudge visible thinking among learners
Educators need to focus on developing proper thinking habits learners will take long into adulthood.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Eight ways teachers can spur curiosity, nudge visible thinking among learners
How teachers can get the best out of today’s tech-oriented learners
Learning is no longer passive as it used to be a few decades ago. Courses should motivate students and de-emphasise grades.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How teachers can get the best out of today’s tech-oriented learners
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Skills transfer to real life, job market critical in CBC rollout
Curriculum ought to be big on developing skills for learning, skills for life and skills for work.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Skills transfer to real life, job market critical in CBC rollout
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Hidden curriculum: Why it could address the criticism aimed at CBC
Hidden curriculum teaches students beyond the subject content of their courses and has the potential to positively impact them.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Hidden curriculum: Why it could address the criticism aimed at CBC
Embed concept of lifelong learning in curriculum for personal growth
Lifelong learning is best described as being voluntary with the purpose of achieving personal fulfilment.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Embed concept of lifelong learning in curriculum for personal growth
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What State must do to enhance student safety in public schools
Let’s map out possible pressure points and the safety threats students face in our public boarding schools to end arson attacks.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
What State must do to enhance student safety in public schools
Teacher trainees must be allowed to focus on their strongest skills
A teacher of agriculture does not need to pass chemistry, for the same reason maths is ‘irrelevant’ to the arts.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Teacher trainees must be allowed to focus on their strongest skills
Positive education experience key to addressing cases of school violence
Unlike public schools, private/international schools receive better funding from revenue collected from parents.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Positive education experience key to addressing cases of school violence
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How to pass aptitude tests and entrance exams
News of nurses who failed an English exam raised more questions than answers, knowing what the entrance exam is likely to address is key to success.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How to pass aptitude tests and entrance exams
How to deal with low-level disruption in the classroom
Tapping a pen, fidgeting, murmuring and passing notes are forms of low-level disruption.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
How to deal with low-level disruption in the classroom
Peer learning can give students an engaging learning experience
Students can learn from their peers in a similar way as they learn from adult teachers.
By Antoney Luvinzu 2 years ago
Peer learning can give students an engaging learning experience
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