UNICEF receives €3.5 million grant to boost Rwanda’s education

IKEA Foundation has awarded UNICEF a new grant worth over €3.5 million (around Rwf3.5 billion) aimed to support early childhood development in Rwanda. The grant will allow UNICEF to continue its work alongside the Government of Rwanda and civil society organisations to transform the way families and communities nurture their children. View details:

Education minister defends relocation of UR colleges

The idea to merge some of University of Rwanda (UR) colleges and relocate some was studied and adopted to aid a more efficient distribution of resources and to give students an opportunity to study in locations that are fully equipped, Education minister Papias Musafiri has said.

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Students should take a lead role in learning

Education is like a journey. When children are going to school, they are supposed to know the implications of this journey they are embarking on and the destination. Students should. View details

Teachers union calls for empowerment of female teachers

The National Teachers’ Union has called for more support to female teachers to promote education in the country.

During the recent 4th congress of the Rwanda Teachers Union, officials called for increased support to the female teachers as they play multiple roles in society.

They said female teachers often serve as mothers and educators hence the need to support them for increased output. View details

Why schools should involve students in decision making

Dealing with student grievances is every school head’s nightmare. Education experts warn that at the heart of this challenge is poor communication between students and the school administration. View details



Government to pay preschool teachers

The Government will next fiscal year begin paying kindergarten teachers in public schools, the parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Technology, Culture and Youth heard yesterday.

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