In her book titled “Dear Ijeawele Or A feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions,” - a book addressed to a friend who had just given birth to a baby-girl named Chizalum – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, writes: “Teach Chizalum to read. Teach her to love books. The best way is by casual example. If she sees you reading, she will understand that reading is valuable. If she were not to go to school, and merely just read books, she would arguably become more than a conventionally educated child. Books will help her understand and question the world, help her express herself, and help her in whatever she wants to become – a chef, a scientist, a singer, all benefit from the skills that reading brings. I do not mean schoolbooks. I mean books that have nothing to do with school; autobiographies, and novels and histories…
Matiang'i has not just outshone his masters but he has also made them look pretty bad and incompetent. In fact, the biggest joke in the streets, in bars, and on social media is; instead of president Uhuru asking Kenyans "Mnataka nifanye nini?" on corruption, he should simply ask Matiang'i and his "small problem" will be sorted out ASAP.
TATA MADIBA SAID Give us all our rightful education, and we will offer the future world direction, Boys and girls without discrimination, all must get it for the mind’s emancipation, As a girl I ask for no favor in education, since I have already focused on my destination The most powerful weapon is education, which... Continue Reading →
What is the purpose of education? No one captures the most apt answer to this question better than Martin Luther King, Jr. when he once said that, “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of... Continue Reading →