November 25, 2015

Rutsiro: The big sacrifices and small salaries of Rwanda’s teachers

Posted on November 19, 2015 by in English, Umwarimu

Gaspard Byukusenge, mayor of Rutsiro district.

One of the most commonly held bits of conventional wisdom in East Africa is that teachers are grossly underpaid, One hears this everywhere, from cocktail parties to TV talk shows. But teachers in Congo-Nil zone in Rutsiro district stopped complaining and instead adopted the art of using their small income to cater for their homes […]

A-level TVET written exams kick off tomorrow

Posted on November 10, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

  Workforce development Agency (WDA), the government’s Agency in charge of technical and vocational training, has completed all preparations for this year’s for senior six TVET written examinations, scheduled to begin on Wednesday. According to WDA the written exams for senior six students begins on November 11 November to 19th November 2015. “These examinations are […]

Gatsibo: Integanyanyigisho nshya izazana impinduka nziza mu burezi

Posted on October 23, 2015 by in English, Ibikorwa

Gatsibo: Integanyanyigisho nshya izazana impinduka nziza mu burezi

Mu karere ka Gatsibo biteze ko integanyanyigisho izatangira kwifashishwa umwaka utaha mu burezi, izaza ari igisubizo ku banyeshuri basozaga amasomo yabo. Ibi ni bimwe mu byagarutsweho na Rugengamanzi Nkubana Felecien, umukozi w’Ikigo cy’Igihugu gishinzwe uburezi mu ishami rishinzwe integanyanyigisho, ubwo hasozwaga amahugurwa y’iminsi 3 ku nteganyanyisho nshya kuri uyu wa gatatu tariki 22 Ukwakira 2015, […]

Free Laptops Groom Rwandan Pupils Into Programmers

Posted on October 17, 2015 by in English

Through a laptop he was given at school under the ‘One laptop per child programme’, Arnold Byishimo Muhumuza 11, is close to fulfilling his dream of becoming architect. Muhumuza uses the two programmes in his laptop to practice what he likes the most. “I use scratching and e-toys to make drawings. With them, I draw […]

Gakenke: Nursery education improving education quality

Posted on October 9, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

Parents in Gakenke district revealed that Nursery schools helps the children ones to catch up easily after joining primary education. Parents said that before children could start primary one not knowing how to hold a pencil, adding that it’s better now as it aids teachers to complete the syllabuses because children are quick to learn. […]

Gatsibo: 12+ program improving lives

Posted on October 9, 2015 by in English, Ibikorwa

Girls between 10 and 12 years of age from different sectors of Gatsibo district commended 12+ program that enables 10-12 years old girls become informed decision makers over social and economic development. Under the program, the activities are performed every weekend, over a ten months period, and  the girls take part in fun learning activities […]

US Boosts Feeding Program in Rwanda Schools

Posted on August 11, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

From right, US Department of Agriculture Deputy Minister Krysta Harden, Gerardine Mukeshimana, Rwanda agric minister, Erica J. Barks-Ruggles, the US ambassador to Rwanda, Valerie N. Gualernieri, WFP Regional Director for East and Central Africa

The United States of America, department of agriculture on Monday committed $ 25 million for a schools feeding program in Rwanda. “Rwanda’s education program is performing well and needs to be accompanied,” says Erica J. Barks-Ruggles, the US ambassador to Rwanda. Between 2016 and 2021, over 83,000 children from 104 schools of Twelve Year Basic […]

Mineduc sets end of term guidelines

Posted on July 23, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

Mineduc sets end of term guidelines

As the close of second term closes in, the ministry of education has set guidelines on how boarding students will go back to their homes. According to the statement from the ministry students from districts of Nyanza, Huye, Kamonyi and Muhanga in Northern Province, Rusizi and Nyamasheke, Nyarugenge in western province and Gasabo in Kigali […]

Rwanda’s Educational Success Story lectures World

Posted on July 7, 2015 by in English

Rwanda has announced it will spend up to 20% of its total budget on education with the aim of expanding access to education. The size of the country’s annual budget is about $2.47 billion; thus education will consume approximately $494 million. “20% of our budget goes to education, providing 12 years of free education for […]

International aid to education remains insufficient- report

Posted on July 7, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

A new study indicates that international aid flowing to education sector in different countries is still insufficient, which is likely to hold back the performance of the sector needed to boost economic growth. The study released by United Nations scientific and Culture organizations-UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Education for All Global Monitoring Report […]