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SOCIAL MEDIA? NOT SO SOCIAL

By Ivy Maloy Social media is among the most common activity of today’s children and adolescents. Any Web Site that allows social interaction is considered a social media site. We’ve seen our kids become social media zombies and even though some use it for learning purposes, the bad is a lot more than the good.  …

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Speech and Language Delay in children

By Constance Ndeleko Speech is the verbal expression of language and includes articulation (the way we form sounds and words). Language is giving and getting information. Its understanding and being understood through communication — verbal, nonverbal, and written. Speech and language problems differ, but often overlap. For example: A child with a language delay might say words well but …

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Childhood Trauma

Trauma in childhood is costly for its victims and for society. Resilience is not a common outcome of childhood trauma.  By Constance Ndeleko Do you know; the same sensitivity in a child’s early years helps them to learn different languages very fast, is the same one that makes them vulnerable to chaos, threat, inconsistency, violence …

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Ukatili wa Kijinsia

By Khadija Mbesa Prof. Margaret Kobia katibu wa baraza la mawaziri la watumishi wa umma amezatiti kukomesha dhulma ya kijinsia kwani umekita mizizi wakati huu wa covid 19. kumekuwa na ongezeko la visa vya Ukatili wa Kijinsia (GBV) na unyanyasaji wa majumbani katika nchi. GBV ni tendo lolote baya la mwili au la kisaikolojia linalofanywa …

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KCSE Results release set for May 10

Education CS Prof George Magoha at the Nairobi school during the last day of exam administration. File, Twitter By Collins Orono Education Cabinet secretary Prof. George Magoha on Wednesday announced that the Results for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exam will be released by May 10. Speaking at the Nairobi School where he oversaw …

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Break the Silence on GBV

We recognize that the issue of GBV is complex, affects families and GOVERNMENT CAN NOT WIN THE FIGHT SINGLE HANDEDLY By Constance Ndeleko According to a press statement released on the 22nd of April 2021 cabinet secretary, Prof. Margaret Kobia stated, “I capture deep concerns Kenyans have regarding increased cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and …

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RTS,S Malaria Vaccine

Through the groundbreaking pilot program of the RTS,S  Malaria vaccine has incredibly reached over 650,000 children in Kenya, Ghana and Malawi. By Constance Ndeleko This pilot program was launched two years ago with more than 1.7 million doses of world’s first malaria vaccine having been administered. Malaria control interventions, has the potential to save tens …

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The Pain of Being Rejected

Pain is such a horrible teacher to let children live in rejection By Constance Ndeleko Rejection has a devastating impact on children which unfavorably distresses their growth and development even in future. Rejection is being on the receiving end of a social rebuff which leads to a cascade of emotional and cognitive consequences. Social rejection proliferates anger, …

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