Financial literacy campaign taken to school children

The training will help students across the country achieve a savings culture. The New Times/John Mbanda.

The culture of saving with financial institutions and the spirit of entrepreneurship will be fixed if school children acquire knowledge and skills in financial education.

This is the conviction of the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) as it embarks on a countrywide literacy campaign in schools across the country.

Review of some curricula in an inclusive pedagogical approach

From 15th up to 18th July 2013, Curriculum specialists from Rwanda Education Boardattended a workshop organized by Handicap International to review some existing curricula i.e.:Mathematics, English and Social Studies for Primary and Geography for Ordinary in order to incorporate the inclusive pedagogical principles and approaches. 

65 primary schools receive solar panels

The Rwanda Education Board (REB) and the USAID-funded Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative has been distributing solar panels to 65 primary schools over the past two weeks. The solar panels will support the schools, in 5 districts across the country, in using technology in the classroom to enhance teaching and learning. A launching ceremony was held at Kindama Primary School in Ruhuha, Bugesera on 5 July 2013.