Our Perspectives

Every week, we share some of our experiences and views on education. Globally, and in Kenya.

Nadharia ya Kiswahili

Nadharia ya Kiswahili

Kiswahili or Swahili as may be known to many, is a language widely spoken across East Africa. It is the first or the second language to most Kenyans and also the country’s official language. Question is, how do we teach it? In this article I discuss with a longtime friend and teacher.

My new stilettos

My new stilettos

Growing up, Mary had dreams of being an air hostess but at some point, she found her calling in teaching. “Teaching is one of those experiences you do not want to forget”, she says. But then she’s no longer teaching. So what does she think about it?

Learning from failure

Learning from failure

ICT Integration in education is not a straightforward affair. Technology is not the mere placement of computers in classrooms; it’s much more than that. With Kenya increasingly placing ICTs in schools, there are several places where lessons can be drawn.

It all starts with remembering

It all starts with remembering

The ability to remember forms the basis of all education. Despite the prevalence of technology and the reducing need to remember anything that is only a Google search a way, human memory is still critical for us. Do you agree with this perspective?