Best O-Level performer wants to become engineer

It was a joyful Tuesday for Josyln Karenzi Manzi, of Kigali Parents School, after he received news that he was the best performer in last year’s O-Level national examinations.

Best teaching practices for 2018

In teaching at any level, there’s only so much you can prepare for. Student behavior is unpredictable – happenings at home and on the playground coupled with youthful energy can derail the best lesson plans. As a result, teachers are always looking to innovate, so, yes, it’s essential that we try new things to add to our pedagogical bag of tricks. Of all the things you have planned to do in 2018, the following should be at the forefront: View details

Why rethinking of education today is necessary

Education revolution was at the centre of discussions in the recently-concluded National Dialogue in Kigali. While this was highly emphasised, it got squeezed up with my educational ideas in the wide road of economic freedom and development and thus a desire to rethink about education in this century was born.

Why learners should set personal goals

The holiday is a few weeks to the close and most students have already started preparing to go back to school for the first term. The new academic year means that most of them will be moving to the next class, depending on the curriculum at their school.

As such, education experts say students ought to set personal goals to cover their daily, weekly, monthly or annual routines to ensure a successful academic journey.  View details

Education sector in 2018: Stakeholders outline expectations

At the start of every New Year, people have a lot of expectations for better outcomes across sectors. Education being a pivotal sector in shaping the country’s development agenda requires priority and better strategies and reforms to deliver on this noble goal. Education Times’ Diane Mushimiyimana asked different people about the issues they would love to see addressed in 2018 in a bid to attain quality education. View details

Quality education must be our priority - Kagame

President Paul Kagame has called for a “revolution” in Rwanda’s education system so as to nurture highly qualified human capital that can pave the way for the country’s economic transformation.

Kagame said this yesterday while delivering the State of the Nation address at the opening of this year’s Umushyikirano.

Education took centre stage in view of the fact that for Rwanda to become a knowledge-based economy with highly qualified human capital, addressing the education’s quality gaps should be the nation’s top priority.