July 3, 2015

Primary school dropouts increase as ministry ponders over next move

Posted on June 25, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

Primary school dropouts increase as ministry ponders over next move

There has been an increase in dropout rates in primary school, the Ministry of education has pointed out. According to statistics from the ministry, high dropout rates are recorded in primary five with 28.3 percent while primary two dropout rate stands at 13.8 percent while the lowest dropout rate is observed in Primary one at […]

Parents in Nyagatare district warned of child labour

Posted on June 12, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

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Authorities in Nyagatare District are calling on residents to avoid employing children in hard labour. The warning follows recent reports which shows that underage children in the district were still employed in mining sites as well as in homes.   At a workshop organised to sensitise the population about children’s rights and the dangers of […]

Nyaruguru: Girls room reducing female school dropout

Posted on June 12, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Girls room reducing female school dropout

Some of the female secondary schools in Nyaruguru district said that girl’s room programme reduced the number of girls that dropped out of school. Many girls nationwide miss school when they are in their menstruation period simply because they cannot afford the cheapest sanitary pad costs. Under this programme, every school has a special room […]

School Strict measures, stop students’ phones

Posted on June 11, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Mobile phones proved to be the most efficient mode of communication in today’s world of an improved technology  but may   be proving to be another challenge in schools as they drive   away students’ student’s concentration. “Students end up paying much attention on mobile phones and forget to   pay attention on what   they are teaching,” said […]

Gisagara: Schools speak out on school feeding programme

Posted on May 28, 2015 by in English, Ibikorwa

Gisagara: Schools speak out on school feeding programme

Head teachers of 9 and 12 basic education in Gisagara district request education sector to help them with necessary equipments for easy implementation of school feeding programme. This comes after school feeding programme was initiated when most schools in Gisagara district are not equipped with kitchens, dining halls and cooking utensils. School feeding programme started […]

Rwanda Education Board launches Andika 2015 national competition

Posted on May 28, 2015 by in Amasomo, English

Rwanda Education Board launches Andika 2015 national competition

  The Ministry of Education through the Rwanda Education Board (REB) has launched the Andika (write) 2015 national competition, the second of its  kind in  the  country. According to the ministry, says the competition   national competition for writing stories and poems for children andis aimed at increasing   reading content for children while it also encourages […]

 Juveniles from detention given support to start income generating projects

Posted on May 23, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Juveniles from detention given support to start income generating projects

Juveniles who complete their sentence need   support   to help them start   income generating   activities to   reshape their future, Odette Mukansoro president of Foundation Dignity in Detention-DIDE has revealed. Mukansoro  says that  after detention   young  people need start up  capital to help them  integrate  fully in the society while also becoming  responsible  citizens  who contribute to […]

Hygiene vital for Child’s performance in school

Posted on May 14, 2015 by in English, Imyitwarire

Hygiene vital for Child’s performance in school

Educationists have argued that promoting hygiene and sanitation is an important element in child performance since it greatly impacts their ability to acquire knowledge. Alex Odagwe, a teacher at Kigali city school, a teacher in Kigali   says that physical and aesthetic values of the school environment and physical buildings need to satisfy the physical, physiological […]

Copa Coca-Cola tournament is back

Posted on April 30, 2015 by in English, Imikino

Copa Coca-Cola tournament is back

At least 416 school teams will participate in the forthcoming seventh edition of the Copa Coca-Cola football competitions which is scheduled to kick off on May 2nd in Musanze district according to the organisers. The competition will be sponsored by Braliwa under the Coca-Cola flagship and will take place countrywide in a bid to attract, […]

Kabare Secondary school commemorates 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

Posted on April 29, 2015 by in English, Umwarimu

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Students and teachers of Kabare Secondary School in Ngoma district students have paid homage to people who died during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Among the victims who were honored include the 25 students and teachers of Kabare Secondary School who were killed during the genocide.   Antoine Kambanda, Bishop of Kibungo Diocese said […]