November 10, 2014

Muhanga: Margrit Fuchs Foundation to construct 12YBE School  

Posted on November 9, 2014 by in English, Ibikorwa

Families living in Shyogwe sector in Muhanga district will in the near future send their children to a modern 12YBE school. Margrit Fuchs Foundation with the support of Social Development Bureau announced plans to construct a 12 Year Basic Education school worth Rwf60m. The construction of the school comes as a result of Regula Gloor […]

Musanze: Parents urged to send children with special needs to school

Posted on November 7, 2014 by in English, Imyitwarire

Musanze: Parents urged to send children with special needs to school

  When parents are told that their child is deaf, most of them find themselves on a rollercoaster of experiences, emotions and decisions. These children need to access education like any other child. Just like other people with disabilities, children with hearing and speech impairment are denied chances to attend school like other normal children. […]

Cooperative help rural teachers reap profits from poultry

Posted on November 2, 2014 by in English, Umwarimu

For the 10 years he had worked as a secondary school teacher, Andre Musekera failed to make any meaningful savings from his monthly salary to enable him build a house for himself, take his children to good schools and also lead a comfortable life. Musekera, a resident of Kayonza district is a classroom teacher at […]

12YBE program increases Secondary school enrolment by 49%

Posted on October 30, 2014 by in English

12YBE program increases Secondary school enrolment by 49%

The numbers of students sitting for the secondary school leaving examination has increased by 49 percent, according to Olivier Gakwaya the state minister in charge of primary and secondary education in the ministry of education. Gakwaya says that the increase is attributed to the enrolment of students joining the Twelve year education program (12YBE) which […]

Rwanda hopes to have all children in school by 2015

Posted on October 22, 2014 by in English

Rwanda hopes to have all children in school by 2015

Rwanda Education Board (REB) says all children iRwandada will be able to join school by the year 2015. The board also says that the percentage of pupils attending primary school exams is now at 96.7%. This target will enable the country to meet its goal of education for all but also possess a question on […]

Rwanda turns to solar power to expand computer deployment in schools

Posted on October 8, 2014 by in English, ICT

With the support of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Literacy, the Rwandan government is turning to solar power to overcome a lack of electricity that has hampered an initiative to roll out computers in schools across the country. A teacher facilitating audio lessons Government schools across the country have received 1500 solar […]

Nyabihu: Parents applaud 12 year basic education

Posted on October 1, 2014 by in English, Other News

Parents in Mukamira sector of Nyabihu district say they wouldn’t able to send their children to school if the 12 Year Basic Education was not initiated in the country. Beatrice Ugirumurera, a mother of two says that she had no money to be able to pay school fees for her children. “If it was not […]

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 […]