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Another Gold-Mine in Uganda: How a Startup Fosters Parents’ Engagement in Education Education Entrepreneurship 

Another Gold-Mine in Uganda: How a Startup Fosters Parents’ Engagement in Education

In one year, your child spends only 3 months with you and the rest of the 7 months in school. You get information from school approximately 3 times in those 7 months. By the time you get this information (Read Report Cards), there is nothing you can do to contribute to the child’s performance for that term. Daily Feedback About Work Vs. One Feedback in 3 Months about your child! On the other hand, you get actionable information about your business (if you run one) on a daily basis. If you…

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The No. 1 Ingredient of Passionate Engagement in Education and Innovation Education 

The No. 1 Ingredient of Passionate Engagement in Education and Innovation

My class of young adults between the age of 18-35, studying Automotive engineering is an amazing class. It has about 70 adults, divided in groups. The majority are males with only four young ladies. The past two weeks we have been learning communication skills and also we decided to polish our presentation skills as part of our life skills. Usually I would give a topic in their field of study that is in motor vehicle and ask them to make a presentation in PowerPoint. Each student is required to make…

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Why Your Academic Papers are your Biggest Enemy Education 

Why Your Academic Papers are your Biggest Enemy

 This message goes out to you all who have graduated, those who will graduate soon and later and all that are sponsoring them (parents, guardians and NGOs). The biggest lie that you have been told is that if you have the academic ‘papers’, you stand a greater chance of making it in life. You really need to think again, because that advice is as outdated as Nokia 3310! The Unthinkable! We see most guardians and parents and everyone sponsoring children to learn doing the unthinkable: stopping their investment in their…

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By All Means Stop Blaming the Curriculum! Education 

By All Means Stop Blaming the Curriculum!

Looking Beyond The Curriculum. Every time a group of people sit together to talk about the Education System, you will not fail to hear a good number of them blaming the ‘Curriculum’. Some say that it is outdated and that it does not serve the society today. But is that really the truth? Let’s explore this for a minute. The Curriculum is a document that broadly defines the academic content taught in a school or in a course. Out of the curriculum two syllabuses are developed: i) Teaching syllabus. ii)…

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