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Multilateral Partnerships Boost Book Use in Rwanda’s Primary Schools, LIBROS Study Finds

A section of participants in the LIBROS study dissemination event On June 12, 2024, a significant event was held in Kigali to present the findings of the “Learning to Improve Book Resource Operational Systems” (LIBROS) study. This comprehensive research was conducted by the University of Rwanda-College of Education in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame (US) and the Resilient Africa Network (Uganda), supported by USAID through the Supporting Holistic and Actionable Research in Education (SHARE) Activity. The study reveals that key multilateral partnerships have significantly...

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Launch of Training on Virtual Math and Science Laboratories (VMSLs) Empowers Math and Science Teachers

A portion of participants in the training on Virtual Math and Science Laboratories The University of Rwanda-College of Education (UR-CE), in collaboration with the Rwanda Education Board (REB), launched a training program for lower secondary Math and Science teachers. This initiative, part of the Rwanda Quality Basic Education for Human Capital Development (RQBEHCD) Sub-component 1.2, is designed to equip teachers with skills to effectively use Virtual Math and Science Laboratories (VMSLs), thereby enhancing STEM education. Funded by the World Bank, the project aims to enhance teacher...

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Empowering Chemistry Teachers for Effective Teaching and Learning of Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structures

Electronic configuration of Carbon ( C ) A team of researchers from the University of Rwanda’s College of Education, led by Principal Investigator Associate Professor Francois Niyongabo Niyonzima, has launched an innovative project aimed at enhancing the teaching and learning of chemical bonding and molecular structures in secondary schools. The project focuses on addressing the challenges posed by the high cost and limited availability of atomic model kits. Project Objectives The project has three core objectives : – Identifying schools in the Gasabo district that lack science kits. –...

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University of Rwanda-College of Education Hosts Successful Competency-Based Education Workshop

The University of Rwanda-College of Education (UR-CE) recently concluded a two-day workshop on Competency-Based Education (CBE), attended by over 180 academic staff and school/department administrative assistants of UR-CE. Held at Lemigo Hotel, this initiative, part of the Mastercard Foundation’s Leaders in Teaching (LIT) Program support to UR-CE, aimed to enhance the University of Rwanda-College of Education academic staff’s capacity in designing and implementing effective CBE curricula. Keynote insights and collaborative efforts Prof. Alphonse Uworwabayeho, the CBE Coordinator for the...

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UR-College of Education Partners with University of Toronto/OISE to Enhance Competency-Based Education

UR-CE academic staff and School/Department administrative assistants massively participated to the training workshop Over 180 academic staff and School and Department administrative assistants of the University of Rwanda -College of Education (UR-CE) kickstarted yesterday a 2-day training workshop at Lemigo Hotel (Kigali), focusing on enhancing Competency-Based Education (CBE), thanks to a strategic partnership with the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). The University of Rwanda’s College of Education (UR-CE) embarks on a transformative journey to...

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Rwanda’s Second International Conference on Education : A Vision for Sustainable Development

The 2nd International Conference on Re-shaping Education for Sustainable Development concluded with inspiring remarks delivered by Eng. Gatabazi Pascal, the Chief Technical Advisor for the Ministry of Education, on behalf of the Honorable Minister of Education. This significant event, which gathered educators, policymakers, and professionals from around the globe, emphasized the need for a transformative approach to education to meet the demands of the 21st century. In his address, Eng. Gatabazi highlighted the rapid evolution of the world and the imperative for educational systems to...

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