Author: Kennedy Buhere

My English, Literature teachers are my all-time heroes

Reading Time: 3 minutes Whenever I think of the people who have shaped my life, my English and Literature teachers in primary, secondary, high […]

Why primary education was reduced to six years

Reading Time: 3 minutes An important feature of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) is that it will take fewer years to complete the primary […]

Parents have huge role to play in children’s education

Reading Time: 3 minutes The debate on the place of parents in the education of their children has reminded me of an experience I […]

Rushing curriculum disadvantages slow learners

Reading Time: 3 minutes The good teacher makes the poor student good and the good student superior – Marva Collins A distinguishing feature about […]

Why schools should develop students’ writing skills

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ability to express oneself in writing is one of the skills that  schools are expected to develop in learners. Apart […]

Hilary Ngw’eno was more than a pioneer journalist

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most of those who have eulogised Hilary Boniface Ng’weno, do not know that he had some misgivings about how educated […]

Prof sent me back to class with renewed vigour to teach

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes in 1989, I travelled to Nairobi to consult Professor of Literature and Stylistics Henry Indangasi on a question that […]

How my illiterate grandma taught me letter-writing

Reading Time: 3 minutes I credit my illiterate grandmother, the late Lucia Amayoka, and her last born son Nicholas Buhere for my education in […]