This is for the Guys out there. I feel you, its Valentine’s and you have no clue what to buy on “Valentine”. Your girl has been watching romance movies all week and her expectations for you are getting higher and higher. Not to mention she has heard how her best […]
“If you want to hide money from an African child, especially one from Kenya, put it in a book,” so goes the saying.
For many writers, the dream is to become a published author. Unfortunately, rejection is part of the journey to getting published, and many writers get discouraged after being turned down a few times. You might submit your novel or children’s story to every publisher you know and in the end, […]
Undoubtedly, writers in Kenya and indeed all over the world have spent the last three weeks making resolutions that will help them write more and write better.
It is once again time for writers to take a crack at the Commonwealth Short Story Prize which opened for submissions for its 2019 edition earlier this month. Every year since 2012, the prize has been awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000-5,000 words) in English.
Unfortunately, but unsurprisingly, this has led the Global Peace Index to conclude that the world has become significantly less peaceful. In East Africa, Kenya has borne the brunt of the region’s terrorist attacks, and this has led the country to place a premium on programmes that counter violent extremism. Extremism […]
The new curriculum is a blessing for learners everywhere. It is learner-centered and adaptive to the changing needs of students, teachers and society. It implies that learning activities and environments are chosen so that learners can acquire and apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes to situations they encounter in everyday life. […]
It is never too early to read with your child. Even babies in the womb are calmed listening to the sound of their parents’ voices. And once the baby is born, looking at and reading picture books together helps the bonding process. Make it a regular ritual in the home that […]
‘One out of four students in Standard 7 do not have Standard 2 level literacy skills’ – UWEZO REPORT 2017 Too many children attend school but do not learn. Unable to master the language of instruction well enough to use it to learn subject content, they fail. Children must master […]
Whether we notice it or not, our senses help us notice the world around us and decide if we enjoy an experience or not. When it comes to childhood development, their senses are one of the most powerful ways for them to experience the world. Through hearing, sight, smell, taste […]