Category: Education

Literacy Strategies Improve Reading Skills Among Learners

Caroline Akinyi Okore is a government teacher at St. Luke’s Primary School in Malunga, where she has instructed for the last fifteen years….

Nuru Education Celebrates World Book Day 2017

Last year, the Nuru Education team celebrated World Book and Copyright Day by sharing their favorite books and why they love to read….

Nuru Kenya Education outreach program ends, new beginnings await

The end of the 2016 school year in Kenya signals an end and a new beginning. After five years of lessons taught and…

Here’s how Nuru Ethiopia is encouraging girls to attend school

In almost every public building in the U.S., there’s a restroom. At the mall, restaurants, schools, government buildings, stores—clean, spacious restrooms abound. In…

A heart-to-heart with a strong woman leader: Feven Yimer, Education Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia

Feven Yimer is the Education Program Manager for Nuru Ethiopia. She has a Masters in Sociology from Indra Gandhi National Open University and…

Nuru Kenya helps teachers adopt new literacy training techniques

Teachers in Kenya do not get many training opportunities once they are assigned to schools. This means they aren’t always exposed to the…

Favorite Childhood Books of Nuru Education Staff #WorldBookandCopyrightDay

As the world celebrates World Book and Copyright Day on Saturday, April 23rd, members of the Nuru Education team reflect on what books…

Growing up in a world with(out) storybooks #BookDay

One of my favorite book series when I was growing up was C.S. Lewis’ “The Chronicles of Narnia.” In these books, children from…

Understanding Nuru’s role in global education: reflections on CIES 2016

What do you get when you bring nearly 2,700 attendees from countries all over the world—representing international NGOs, ministries of education, academic institutions…

Are you reading this headline in your native language?

In the buildup to the primaries for U.S. president, Donald Trump criticized Jeb Bush for speaking Spanish, saying “We’re a nation that speaks…