Entries by Sofina Merinyo

WHAT CONSTITUTES AN ‘IDEAL SCHOOL’

  A few weeks ago I was having a meeting with Mr. William Kemei regarding the schools’ systems and the Competency Based Curriculum and he posed a question; “What do you think is the ideal institution of learning?” This question challenged us. As we transition into the competency based curriculum, do we understand the real […]

THE POSITION OF YOUTH ON THE CBC

There have been different forums including the youth Pre-conference on the CBC,  county and national dialogues that have given the stakeholders an opportunity to express their views on how best to implement this new system of education. As early as last week I got an opportunity to engage at the Kenyatta University on the placement […]

COMPETENCY BASED CURRICULUM

The country is currently in a very engaging conversation regarding a new competency based curriculum. Every stakeholder in the education sector is looking towards how to blend into the system changes. But first, do we understand what the CBC is. The competency based curriculum refers to a new system of education to be adapted after […]

CELEBRATING IMPACT; ONE CHILD AT A TIME

In the year 1954, The United Nations’ (UN) Universal Children’s Day was established. With an annual celebration on November the 20th, the goal is to promote awareness and togetherness towards the plight of children in the world. All over the globe, countries come together to honor children with an aim to protect them from labor […]

Books as an investment for the future

Growing up, my lower primary teacher always highlighted how reading at least one-story book per week is important. The books were interesting for sure but the fact that reading was compulsory made it seem more of a duty and less as interesting. Therefore, when my teacher no longer expected the same anymore, I stopped reading. […]