September 19, 2014

Education key to post Millennium Development Goals

Posted on September 18, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Education is vital in pushing development ahead of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that are set to end by 2015, according to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-UNESCO recent paper. The paper notes that that education is critical to escape chronic poverty prevent the transmission of poverty between generations as well as improve health and […]

GS Ndera, Kicukiro primary win schools tournament 

Posted on September 2, 2014 by in English, Imyitwarire

m_GS Ndera, Kicukiro primary win schools tournament

On a chilly Sunday afternoon, GS Ndera and Kicukiro primary school were the big winners at yesterday’s mini cricket tournament. A total of 22 games were played by the 10 teams in 3 groups’ namely junior, senior boys and Senior Girls GS Kicukiro primary school emerged winners in  the junior category by two points ahead […]

Ngororero: Nursery education becomes mandatory

Posted on August 10, 2014 by in Amasomo, English

Ngororero district has made nursery education prerequisite to join primary school following the increase of nursery schools from 86 in 2013 to 96 schools in 2014. Out of 99 primary schools in Ngororero district, 96 of them have nursery sections. Clothilde Nyiraneza; vice mayor for social affairs in Ngororero district says that nursery schools are […]

Kamonyi: Korean NGO boosts 12YBE classrooms construction

Posted on July 31, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Construction activities are near completion

Good neighbours a Korean NGO that supports the community to improve conditions of living donated Rwf129 million for the construction of 12 Year Basic Education classrooms at Kagina primary school in Runda sector of Kamonyi district. The move is aimed at transforming the school from 9 year basic education to 12 year basic education making […]

Mwezi School Champions Special Needs Education

Posted on July 23, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Mwezi School Champions Special Needs Education

 St. Gregoire School Mwezi in Nyamasheke district has come out as the best example of schools that have integrated Special Needs Education for children with disabilities into their curriculum. Other schools in the district are now making trips to this school to try and understand how they do it. According to Andre Nsabimana the director […]

Kamonyi: Teachers urged to encourage computer use

Posted on June 11, 2014 by in English, ICT

Kamonyi Teachers urged to encourage computer use

Teachers at Ruyenzi primary school have been urged to make use of laptops given under “one laptop per child” programme because they are essential in the children’s academic performance. All lessons are programmed in the laptops but some teachers do not follow them while teaching the students.  This was said on June 4th 2014 when […]

Parents urged to cultivate reading culture in their children

Posted on June 11, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Parents urged to cultivate reading culture in their children

Parents have been called on to encourage children adopt reading culture because they are the future leaders of the nation. This was said during the event to conclude reading, writing and speaking competition that was held in Nyagatare district on June 6th 2014. The competition was organised by Imbuto Foundation where seven schools participated. “Parents […]

Bugesera: Pupils donate to the Tanzania evictees

Posted on June 6, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Pupils of Highland Nursery and Primary School in Bugesera District donated food stuff and clothes worth about Rwf930, 000 to Tanzania evictees in Nyamata sector in Bugesera district. Tanzania evictees are living in temporary houses as they wait for own houses and have little food since they do not have gardens yet. Donations included posho, […]

Rusizi: School feeding programme in offing

Posted on May 17, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Rusizi: School feeding programme in offing

on May 12th 2014 Under the ‘School feeding programme’, schools will serve lunch to pupils in 12 Year basic education in Rusizi district. The initiative is to improve the quality of education, since when fed; students get to concentrate in class. Parents will contribute between Rwf8000 and Rwf10000 per month, to secure lunch for the […]

Ruhango: Teachers urged to utilize Umwalimu Sacco

Posted on April 29, 2014 by in English, Umwarimu

Ruhango: Teachers urged to utilize Umwalimu Sacco

Teachers are called upon to acquire loans from Umwalimu Sacco, teachers’ Credit and Savings Scheme and set up small income generating activities for fast socio- economic development.  “Do not rely on salaries alone for survival. With Umwarimu Saccos in place, prepare projects and get loans for sustainable development,” said Mansuet Kagabo, Head of ESKI School. […]