Makini's Award Leader for the President's Award Scheme in Makini Schools had the privilege of attending the GAIN 2016, which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from the 24th to the 30th of September. Mr. Silas Wafula got to represent both our institution and Kenya as whole, among other participants. This is his report on the event and what he learnt about Malaysia that he brought home.
Makini Schools is privileged to have been selected as a Microsoft Showcase School out of the about 600 globally and a mere 42 in Africa. Showcase Schools are the schools considered at the forefront on implementing ICT in Education- those engaged in digital transformation. The essence of the program is to ‘inspire students, empower teachers and build the capacity of institutions.'
The Makini community was elated to hold the annual Upper and Middle School Thanksgiving and Prize -Giving Day. The Salvation Army Band entertained guests as they arrived. This was followed by the National Anthem and entertainment from the Makini Middle School children.
Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that change was the only constant. Makini sends a very warm welcome to our new High School Principal, Immaculate Musambai. This is a change that has been wholeheartedly embraced by the Makini community.