An Overview of the Principles of Curriculum Design

Introduction The field of curriculum is core in all educational programs. Curriculum refers to a planned interaction of learners with instructional requirements basing on their content, materials and processes for evaluating the attainment of educational objectives (Wiggins, 2005). Curriculum design takes into account teaching and learning aims and outcomes. This article briefly provides an overview […]

Factors Influencing the Establishment of Mobile Primary Schools among the Nomadic People in North Horr, Kenya

Author: Mohammed Bante Adano Institution: The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Post Category: Research Abstracts Abstract: Mobile schools are key towards enhancing the accessibility of schools among the nomadic and marginalized communities. While concerted effort has been made by various partners in education to make education accessible to all, there is still a huge school-access […]

Role of the School Board of Governors in Kenya’s Context

This article explores the role of school board of governors. These include strategic role, setting of the school’s vision and aims, establishing and maintaining school’s ethos(character), Setting of school’s plans and policies and monitoring and evaluating school performance. Strategic role of school Governors The Board of Governors (BoG) has an important strategic role to play […]

Methods of Teaching Adults: Dialogue and Explanation Methods

This article explores the dialogue and explanation as teaching methods in Adult Education. Adult education usually involves one-on-one conversation in order for them to understand concepts. Dialogue Method of Teaching Adults Dialogue can get out of hand unless ground rules are set. These ground rules might include; learners raising their hand and wait for permission to […]

The Role of Catherine the Great in Promoting Education and Health Care in Russia

Catherine the great had a number of achievements during her reign. This article highlights two key achievements, namely promotion of education in Russia and provision of health care to the Russians. Promotion of education in Russia The Establishment of the Moscow Foundling Home (Moscow Orphanage) was the first attempt at achieving that goal. It was […]