July 23, 2014

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. […]

Imbuto Foundation awards best performing girls

Posted on April 1, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Imbuto Foundation awarded a total of 446 best performing girls in the country in both Primary and Secondary from all over the country over the weekend. Imbuto awarded 416 best performers in primary from each sector, 30 girls in O’ Level from all the 30 districts of the country and 5 girls in A’ Level […]

RUSIZI: Head teachers embark on environmental protection

Posted on March 19, 2014 by in English, Umwarimu

Secondary school head teachers in Rusizi district and Kigali town embarked on a study tour to CIMERWA Cement factory courtesy of UNESCO in a bid to conserve the environment.   The tour was organized by Rwanda National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). It involved head teachers in environment protection. […]

Teachers to get motivated as education gets into focus

Posted on March 15, 2014 by in English, Umwarimu

State Minister Mathias Harebamungu (right) hands a laptop to one of the 30 teachers

The government of Rwanda has set its target on improving the education system as well as motivating teachers. During the recently concluded leaders retreat at Gabiro, improving and developing the education sector was one of the key issues that were highlighted by the participants in a meeting chaired by His Excellence Paul Kagame. Education Minister […]

Rusizi: Bugarama sector sets policies to discourage school dropouts

Posted on March 1, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

m_Bugarama sector sets policies to discourage school dropouts

The increase of school dropouts in Rusizi District could be controlled in the near future after the district invented new rules to punish people who encourage child labor, local authority said last week. District authorities said some people enroll school children to work in rice plantation and mining instead of sending them to school. Evaluating […]