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Celebrating Our Eldoret Campus Milestones

We are excited about the great Milestones Our Eldoret Campus has achieved and extremely proud of our students who consistently embrace the Nova Pioneer Culture Principles.  Here are some of the Milestones.   Our First ALA Camp Our first time participating in the African Leadership Academy saw us produce 8

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A Year of Great Potential

Dear Novaneers,   Happy new year!  I am writing you this letter from Johannesburg, where the final rainy week of December has given way to a new year’s weekend of sunshine and brilliantly clear blue skies.  I am thankful to have been able to spend the December holidays with family,

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Back To School Tips for Kids and Parents

Going back to a school routine can be challenging . Here are some back to school tips for Kids and Parents that will help ease the transition. Early to bed Early to rise Getting back into a school sleep schedule is very important. It helps your child get enough rest

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Fire Safety Training at Tatu Girls Campus.

Due  to the increasing cases of fires in Kenyan high schools, the National St. John’s Ambulance Office decided to focus on Fire Safety as part of the training curriculum this term. Cadets went through a training that included classification of fires, how to combat them, how to use fire extinguishers

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New Academic Square at Our Tatu Girls Campus

We are excited to see our new academic square at Tatu Girls come together. In the spirit of creating a strong academic culture and more consultation among students and teachers, we are setting up outdoor study spaces, where our students can enjoy nature and fresh air as they study. In

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Nova Pioneer Tatu Girls at The X-Culture Business Competition

A team of  15  girls from Nova Pioneer Tatu Girls have been participating at the X-culture Business Competition. X- Culture Business Competition is an educational project that aims at preparing students for global careers and effective performance in the multi-culture work place. X-Culture Business Competition prepares students to real life

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Developing a Generation of Leaders and Innovators

At Nova Pioneer we are focused on developing a generation of leaders and Innovators. The Hallmark course is a unique course designed for learners at Nova Pioneer.  The Hallmark course focuses on students’ character, capabilities and connection through purposeful weekly lessons and culminating projects each term. All Nova Pioneer secondary

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Save On Your Child’s 2022 Academic Year Tuition

Parents make plenty of sacrifices so their children can live a life where they are free to live out their full potential. While parents sacrifice their sleep, hobbies and much more, one of the most important sacrifices parents make is towards their child’s education. Nova Pioneer understands the sacrifices parents

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5 Tips on Thriving in High school

Thriving in high school is an important part of a student’s success both academically and personally. We gathered 5 tips on how to thrive in high school    Your Mental Health is Important Your mental health should be a top priority. Do not be ashamed to approach  your school counselor 

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Internet Safety Tips for Students

Internet safety is the knowledge of how to stay safe online by being aware of the nature of the possible threats that you could encounter while engaging in activities on the internet. Students use the internet both at School and  at home. It is important for Students to be aware

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Nova Pioneer Primary School Menu

A school Menu helps us plan healthy and nutritious meals for our students. Children perform better when their bodies and minds are powered by a balanced and nutritious diet. Parents and teachers agree that brain power, concentration and general well being are unequivocally improved when kids eat decent meals. At

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5 Things To Consider When looking for the best school for your child

Looking to find the best school for your child can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be according to Malcolm Gladwell, The Outlier. He advises parents to start their search for the best school by focusing on what they want a school to do for their child. Here are

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The Nova Pioneer Alumni Stories with Mark Bilahi an Animal Enthusiast.

At Nova Pioneer, We are keen to keep up with our alumni who are in turn happy to share their post- school journey. We  caught up with one of our Alumni from the class of 2020, Mark Bilahi an animal advocate and environmental enthusiast who has been volunteering at The

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Being a mom, a wife and a diligent leader

Being a mom, a wife and a diligent leader

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Five Skills Your Child Will Develop in Pre-Primary School.

At Nova Pioneer we believe that a strong educational foundation in pre-primary school is vital to not only shaping your child’s academic success but also in paving their road for success in life. How your child learns and develops mentally, emotionally, physically and socially is critical to us. At Nova

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The Benefits of Private School Education

Every Year parents make a decision for their children to either join Public schools or a private school.Here are the  benefits of private school education. Enhanced Opportunities One key benefit of private schools is the enriched educational experience that pupils obtain.This is thanks to numerous additional initiatives offered at Private

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Top 10 Exam Preparation Tips- Key To Success

There are several tips that will help a student excel in exams. Examination period can bring a lot of pressure and anxiety hence the need for students to prepare adequately. Studying effectively is very key in Exam Preparation. Start Your Preparation Early Starting early with your exam preparation will give

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True Talents of Africa (TTA) Launches Kenya’s First International Fully-Residential Football Academy at Nova Pioneer

The True Talents of Africa Football Academy is set to launch Kenya’s first fully residential International football academy in partnership with Nova Pioneer Boys Secondary School based in Tatu City, Nairobi.

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How to Identify Your Child’s Primary Learning Style

Do you know what your child’s signature learning style is? Knowing how to identify your child’s primary learning style can help parents determine how their child learns best. Parents are encouraged to take an interest in how their child learns so that they can support them and send them to

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Nduta Gicheru Shares Her Top 5 Tips For Academic Excellence.

Academic Excellence is important because it is strongly linked to the positive outcomes we value at Nova Pioneer.During the Alumni Virtual connect event here ,Nduta Gicheru from the Alumni class of 2020, shared her top  5 tips which she used while in school for academic excellence Nduta Gicheru scored an

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How To Identify Whether Your Child Suffers From Anxiety

Having anxiety is a normal response to dealing with COVID-19, however, professional help should be sought if it starts to affect your child’s ability to think and function in their daily lives at home, at school, and in their social environment. 

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Tree Planting At Tatu Primary

On Friday 11th June 2021, the learners at Tatu Primary planted a total of 100 trees in our school that would not only benefit the environment but also for educational purposes in improving children’s learning.  Grade 3 G

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How Ready is Your Child for School?

The first five years of your child’s life is critical, as this is the period in which early childhood development takes off. Parents can find it difficult to decide on when the best time is to send their child to school. No one wants to send their child to school prematurely, neither do they want to

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Celebrating Day of the African child at Nova Pioneer Athi Primary.

Celebrating Day of the African child at Nova Pioneer Athi Primary.

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Youth Hold the Promise and Power to Shape the African Century

Today (June 16) South Africa pauses to recognise Youth Day.  Across Africa, it is the International Day of the African Child.  Both of these acknowledge the initiative, sacrifice and leadership of South Africa’s youth of 1976, who rose with courage to the foremost challenge of their time in resisting apartheid;

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School From Our Students’ Perspectives

Nova Pioneer students from our Tatu City Girls Campus Wangari and Shirleen, recently made an awesome video showcasing their High School experience. We caught up with the two ladies to find out more about their experience making the video.   What excited you about doing a video project like this? 

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Nova Pioneer Graduates Ready to Take Over the World

Our Nova Pioneer Schools in Kenya recently celebrated the Class of 2020 for the exemplary results achieved on their KCSE exams and we do not doubt that the students are ready to take over the world.    From Surviving to Thriving In 2020, education across the world was abruptly derailed

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Alumni Reflect on Nova Pioneer Experience and Impact Post School

We held online alumni connect event as an opportunity for our incoming Form 1 class of 2021 to get to hear from our former students' experience while at Nova Pioneer, and how the school has prepared them for life after high school.

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How Can Schools Help End the Stigma Around Menstrual Hygiene

Imagine a world where no girl or woman is held back because she menstruates.” This is the 2030 vision set by WASH United, a German non-profit organisation and the global coordinator of Menstrual Hygiene Day. Every year on May 28, nonprofits, government agencies, the private sector, the media, and individuals

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Understanding the New Kenyan Academic Calendar

On March 15 2020, the Kenyan government announced a national school lockdown in response to the rising cases of Covid-19 in the country and this caused some disruption to the Kenyan Academic Calendar. The students were at this time approaching the end of the first time and looking forward to

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Equipping learners with life long skills

Video Editing is one of the many interest classes offered at Nova Pioneer. Interest Classes are extra courses, in addition to the subject related content, offered to students at Nova Pioneer that equip our students with other lifelong skills needed in the job market. Examples of such courses include; Coding,

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A Journey of Transformation

It’s March already, where did the time go? It feels like time has literally flown by. It was just the other day when we ushered in the new year. Historically, a new year comes new hope, new expectations and new things to look forward to. Starting this year 2021, I

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The Young Women Who Choose To Challenge

Each year, for the entire month of March, we pause to celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness about women’s equality.  With this year’s International Women’s Day theme being Choose to Challenge, I identified all ways I will apply this theme in my life moving forward. What struck me the most

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Raising Children Who Thrive

We get the chance in every moment, to make a difference in the world, with the things we teach our children. -Facebook.com/BoomersWellness- At Nova Pioneer, we believe that our students will grow up to shape the world and for them to grow into thriving adults, we are intentionally about developing

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12 Reasons to be Grateful This Festive Season

Due to popular culture, and all the heartwarming Hollywood Christmas movies that I watched growing up in Kenya, I have become acquainted with American festivities and this also includes Thanksgiving. Historically this is a time that Americans celebrate with family over elaborate meals such as stuffed turkey to commemorate a

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Why I Chose Nova Pioneer

My name is Sara Teri and I am a parent of a Nova Pioneer student at the Boys’ High School in Tatu City. The journey of searching for a school for my son was very purposeful and I would like to share why I chose Nova Pioneer.   How it

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Getting To Know Our Eldoret Principal

My passion for teaching   I am a teacher by choice. Throughout my childhood, I used to listen to the news whenever I had a chance. Most coverages about Africa indicated a continent in trouble. I decided that I needed to contribute to changing this. Then, I had no idea

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Preparing Families For The Reopening Of Schools

The year 2020 will definitely be a year for books in the education sector across the world. From navigating having to switch to virtual classrooms in record time to grappling with the nuances of teaching within the new dynamics of a rapidly changing world. Schools have had to be on

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Supporting Class Eight K.C.P.E Candidates

If you have sat for a national examination, then you know how this comes with its fair share of societal pressure. Now, imagine what this must feel like for the current Class Eight candidates across Kenya who have to live through the Covid-19 pandemic as they prepare to take their

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Yale Young African Scholars: Angel’s Experience

The first time I found out about YYAS (Yale Young African Scholars) was last year. I did my research on the program and decided it was something I’d be interested in. However, back then, I found out about it one week before the application due date. Nonetheless, I applied.  Of

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Leading A Life Of Impact

Earlier this year, the opportunity to apply for the Watson Institute Accelerator Program was posted in the Post School Success(PSS) Google Classroom by Misco (Post School Success Manager). At the same time being in the Ashoka network, it was shared in a WhatsApp group that we have. The Watson Semester Accelerator is

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Leaving A Mark at The eKitabu Digital Essay Competition

When they set out to participate in the eKitabu Digital Essay Competition in late July, Esther Kamau and Michelle Mwikali would not have expected how things would turn out. Along with seven of their Grade 5 classmates, they submitted their entries fully aware that they were competing against much older

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One Team Day – Dance In The Rain

They say, life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but it’s about learning to dance in the rain. Indeed the Covid-19 pandemic has made us Novaneers do exactly that… DANCE! On 18 September 2020, Nova Pioneer Kenya held its Term Two virtual One Team Day where close to

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Nova Pioneer Geography Symposium

Adapting To Change   Covid-19 outbreak and the sudden closure of schools meant we could not do most things we have always done while at school. This includes interactive learning activities such as online symposium, contests and seminars that bring together students and teachers from different schools to learn together

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Community Contemplation at our Eldoret Campus

Our six culture principles have been at the forefront of building this great community through a strong and positive culture since inception. Our culture principles which include Joy of Learning, Greater Together, Servant Leadership, Always Growing, Solutions First and High Expectations are our guiding values when it comes to character

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Nova Pioneer on a Journey to Reimagine School

Nova Pioneer exists to thoroughly reimagine school and deliver a world-class learning experience.

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Nova Pioneer School Buildings Help Facilitate Learning

A distinguishing feature of Nova Pioneer can be seen in how we make the learning student-centred, to encourage student voice and critical thinking, and to encourage collaboration amongst students. This is evident in our enquiry-based method of teaching, as well as in the physical spaces in which this learning occurs.   The

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What Makes a Nova Pioneer Classroom Different?

As a parent you may be wondering what it is that differentiates us from other schools? Perhaps you’re wondering what the inside of a Nova Pioneer classroom really looks like? Learning looks and feels a little bit different at Nova Pioneer. From how the classrooms are designed, to the language

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The Vision of the Novaneer is Guided by our 3Cs

We started Nova Pioneer to provide schools that were different: schools to develop young people with the wherewithal to shape their world.  That’s why we call ourselves Schools for Innovators and Leaders. That intention is all centered on our vision of a Novaneer.   The Vision of a Novaneer That

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Yale Young African Scholars: Theru’s Experience

Just as most of us have had to adjust ourselves to these uncertain times, YYAS (Yale Young African Scholars) has not been an exception. YYAS – was supposed to be my opportunity to meet other Africans who are passionate about our continent as well as their respective countries, and to

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The Journey To Nova Pioneer

My journey and decision to enroll my son Yasin at Nova Pioneer was not an easy one, for lack of better words, I would say it all started in earnest. Assessing some of the traditional factors a lot of families I know consider as metrics in selecting High Schools it

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Impact of Virtual Learning On My Students

I love teaching because I am helping shape the life of a learner. Watching my learners accomplish milestones is always rewarding to me. Some of the accomplishments include: seeing a child learn a routine to a point where I don’t have to give reminders,  watching a once reserved child stand

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Nova Pioneer Connect: Building Grit During Trying Times

It’s hard to get to terms with the fact that we are way past the half-year mark in 2020. There are literally four full months left for us to find our way into 2021. Whether or not most of us persevered through our new goals for the year is a

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Even With Schools Closed, Learning Must Continue

With the necessity of social distancing in the time of Covid, it is important to offer students avenues for learning to continue so that learning loss can be curbed – because even with schools closed, learning must continue. As an educator, I miss being in our schools and interacting with

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Yale Young Global Scholars: Ryan’s Experience

My friend John Nderitu a classmate, a brother and my final roommate at Nova Pioneer took a moment to share with me all the memories he had at the Yale Young Global Scholars, YYGS program that he was fortunate enough to attend in June-July of 2019 and I couldn’t help

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Virtual Meet & Greet With Our Eldoret Principals

Behind every great school is a team of passionate educators leading it forward and most times, we rarely get the opportunity to hear from these profound individuals who ensure that our students receive adequate support while in school. We always aim to provide a platform for our prospective families to

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Raising Readers Program

The COVID-19 is a unique pandemic that led to the closure of schools. As educators, we had a need to stay connected to the learners as well as develop a reading culture focused on the three main languages taught at school i.e English, Kiswahili & French. This gave rise to the

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What We’ve Learnt From Our Parents During Quarantine

This lockdown period was unexpected, unprecedented and for many, unfortunate. But through this period our parents, each in their own way have allowed for us to learn far and beyond that which we learn on our daily zoom calls. Below are some invaluable lessons my friends and I have learnt

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Yale Young Global Scholars: Serena’s Experience

COVID-19 pandemic brought the education sector and many other annual programs across the world to a stand still. With time, we have had to learn to adapt to the changes and embrace technology to achieve our daily work and educational expectations. Throughout this period, our students have demonstrated to be

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Staying home: Every day is a pleasant surprise

It is exactly four months to the day since the first case of COVID-19 was announced in Kenya. Within 48 hours, the Government had announced the closure of all schools – post haste. Many employers also required staff to work remotely, so there we were, all suddenly thrown into the

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How Teens Can Identify Their Strengths

We all have unique strengths, which ought to be utilized to achieve specific goals in this life. Having strengths is one thing, identifying them and utilizing the strengths is the real deal. There’s a need to identify one’s strengths to enable them to live authentic lives and to fulfill their

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Nova Pioneer Connect: Life After Nova Pioneer

There’s something special about the Nova Pioneer Class of 2019 across Kenya and South Africa. The cohort of young men from Kenya and young women and men from South Africa were our first ever class to officially graduate from Nova Pioneer. At the graduation ceremonies held towards the end of

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Global Technovation Challenge Semi Finalists

Towards the end of January, four teams which consisted of  five girls each from Nova Pioneer Girls’ High School – Tatu city campus had their inaugural meeting at Safaricom Michael Joseph Center to participate in the Global Technovation 2020 challenge. The Technovation challenge is an annual event where young women

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Happy Birthday Nova Pioneer- Today We Are Six

On July 7th 2014, 20 teammates and 30 students gathered for the Pioneer Winter Programme.  There were two programmes: we welcomed 15 Grade 00-1 “Young Pioneers”, and 15 Grade 6-8 “Pioneer Innovators”.  It was the first time teammates and students would come together to do what we do: grow innovators

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Extending Our Virtual Learning Program Beyond The Nova Pioneer Community

Covid-19 continues to challenge our once best laid plans. Schools in Kenya have remained closed since March and as we await directives on re-opening in September 2020, our learners continue to adjust as best as they can to the new reality we live in. At Nova Pioneer, we take pride

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Innovating and Adapting Education to COVID-19 at Nova Pioneer

We all know too well about the proverbial first 100 days of a president’s assumption of office. Across the world, this is marked as a transitional period that sets the tone for the rest of his or her term. It is easy to predict how easy/hard the ride will be

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Fatherhood Reflections On Father’s Day

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of the month of June to recognize the impact of all fathers and father figures in their children’s lives. This Father’s day we sat down with a fellow Novaneer, Pascal Ombango and asked him about his experience as a father, the fears

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The Role of Creative Arts In Shaping A Holistic Educational Experience

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso   We all know that there reaches a particular age where a child will be constantly inquisitive and wondrous about everything around them. It is not uncommon to be plagued with questions like why? Where? What? Who? When? How? All with an

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Nova Pioneer Connect: Finding Your Inner Voice

Since the inception of the first Nova Pioneer School, it has been our core mandate to ensure that we are availing the platform that enables each of our students to always lead a life with an inquisitive lens, always seeking for a fresh perspective and willing to ask the pertinent

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Supporting Your Teen’s Mental Health During The Lockdown

It’s becoming increasingly important to talk about mental health challenges especially now that everyone, no matter what their situation, is struggling during this Covid-19 outbreak. It is an exceptionally hard time for us all.  There are particular issues that young people are facing. There is a huge amount of loss

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5 reasons why you should attend a Nova Pioneer Virtual Open Day

Picking a school for your child is no easy task. We understand.  The current global pandemic has undoubtedly made this decision-making process even harder. With a majority of restrictions in place to curb the growing cases of COVID 19, it means you cannot just pop into the school you’re interested

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Daily Nation Feature on Mr. Khaemba

Teachers play a very significant role in our lives. This realization hits so close to home when we acknowledge the belief and the forthright commitment some of our teachers have had in identifying and following through with the growth and development of our talents. There’s a much more profound appreciation

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Presidential Pitch Competition

You are a Cabinet Secretary granted two minutes to speak about Covid-19 planning with President Uhuru Kenyatta – what do you say?  Earlier this month on April 9, the closing day of Term 1, our Kenya Form 1 and 2 students competed in a pitch competition to propose their solutions

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The Quality Education Divide in the Covid Digital Age

Social Distance. Quarantine. Virtual Classroom. Fever Gun. Lockdown. Face Mask. Curfew. Zoom Meetings.  These are all words that in the last month most educators have shifted from rarely using to being part of their daily vocabulary.  A French novelist Andre Gige once said, “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he

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Admissions Ongoing: Engaging Families Virtually

“Nobody knows how things will turn out, that’s why they go ahead and play the game…You give it your all and sometimes amazing things happen, but it’s hardly ever what you expect.”  – Gennifer Choldenko   As we go through this historically significant moment, a lot of us across the

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Nova Pioneer Online Remote Learning Resources

The Nova Pioneer team is excited to make some of our custom-designed and comprehensive learning resources available on our website. Parents and families who are not part of Nova Pioneer’s community can now access online learning resources for their children through the website. This initiative has been launched with the

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Roles of Parents in their Child’s Education During COVID-19 and Thereafter

Parents play a pivotal role in shaping the character of children as they grow towards adulthood. As a parent and teacher, I am convinced that the COVID-19 period presents the opportunity for parents to be engaged in the lives of their children like never before. With schools closed, parents have

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The New Recruit

I had a new recruit join the team this week. Even though she has a short CV with limited work experience, it appears she is here to stay. She started work on Thursday and we have been trying to settle into a routine since then. She is very excited to

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We are Called to Lead Even During Times of Uncertainty

‘Without courage, all other virtues lose their meaning’. -Winston Churchill Following the recent announcement by President Uhuru Kenyatta in response to COVID-19, all of our Nova Pioneer schools have been temporarily closed since Monday, 16 March. We acknowledge the additional pressure this school closure may have on many of our

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Five Tips for Successful Virtual Meetings

We are all dealing with new ways of working these days and as we embark on engaging more frequently in the digital arena, virtual meetings have now become a norm — even for sectors and teams where that is not ordinarily the case. As such, we want to ensure that

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Lessons on Social Distancing

I like to think of myself as a forward-thinking, modern Kenyan woman. When I first heard about the government’s directive to observe social distancing, I ensured that my DSTV, Netflix, Kenya Power electricity units were all stocked up. I even had a Covid-19 chat with my two daughters who are

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Enhancing learning through Academic Competitions

Any school set-up is made up of students who are gifted differently. As a result, our teachers always task themselves with ensuring each student is challenged through a wide range of activities that cater to all these different ability levels in the classroom.  We use different methods to enhance learning

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Celebrating Our Pioneer Class

In 2019, all eyes were on Nova Pioneer boys secondary school. When I say all eyes, I mean ALL eyes! This was the year that we were fronting our pioneer class for the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) national exam and it would be the first point of proof

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Preparing Your Teenager For Boarding School

Working with young people has allowed me the space to observe teenagers as they try to find their own bearings with regards to identity, friendships and values.  I recall when I was a teenager, the journey of discovering myself did not always align with the vision that my parents had

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How morning routines can boost your Productivity.

Happy New Year! Hands up if you have already broken your new year’s resolution? I know I have because I did not make any at the end of last year. I chose to work on building a morning routine in 2020.  Morning-routine stories are all the hype right now in

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How to establish a Teacher Presence

As we marked International Day of Education on 24 January, I took some time to reflect on my experience as a  teacher. I have gained many valuable skills in my role however, there are a few skills that I have acquired that I personally feel have had a positive impact on my

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We Are All Set!

On 9th December, Nova Pioneer ushered in a new dawn at the official opening of the Eldoret Campus.  Ushered in by exhilarating traditional dancers, our chief guests PS Ministry of Education Belio Kipsang and the Governor of Uasin Gishu, Hon. Mandago, together with other distinguished guests including the Trans Nzoia

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Lessons On Entrepreneurship

I received the glorious opportunity to intern at Tsavo Innovation Labs for two weeks. When I reflect back on how my experience was, I learned so much that I cannot share everything, but I will share the most outstanding lessons that I will forever cherish and carry with me as

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How To Get Stuff Done

Task batching is a time management system that maximizes concentration, productivity, creativity, and mental sharpness while minimizing distraction, stress, and fatigue. Do any of these sound familiar? Basically, task batching is where you group a long list of similar tasks together to complete during a dedicated time period with no

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Desirable Difficulty

Above all, I must begin by saying Thank you. Not only have I been given the glorious honor of trauma, nausea and fear for the last few days and hours — as I prepared this address that has probably made me shed some weight—I have also been given, now as

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Lessons From The World Scholars Cup

World scholars cup is a program that brings together people from different parts of the world to share the same platform and compete in debate and writing based on a curriculum they provide. This competition is usually in stages from the lowest levels to the most coveted level. My journey

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Be The Superhero In A Child’s Life Today

People are born with unique abilities. Take any two children, expose them to the same experience during their growth, there is a high likelihood that they will still turn out differently, regardless of the parameter you use to gauge their success. Moving through the streets, I occasionally find myself looking

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Four Things I Wish I Knew

“I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it ceased to be one.” Mark Twain Perhaps, I would least wish any enthusiastic learner to make the above utterance. I share my four tenets which I would have paid quality attention to in my younger years to achieve most out

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Nova Pioneer Breaks Ground In Eldoret

Nova Pioneer broke ground in Eldoret in July. The new campus will host a Girls’ High School and a Boys’ High School. Press Release: Speaking at the event, Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago welcomed the investment in the county, committing the support of the county government to the project. “As

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My Internship Experience at Nova Pioneer

Being able to secure an internship in the Nova Pioneer offices was a wonderful experience. I was able to learn what I am interested in which was Marketing. I chose marketing because I believe it fuels many successful companies and also it is perfect for me because I am decisive

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International Women’s Day

March 8th marked the international day for women 2019. We strive to empower our young women to become strong and independent leaders in society. The theme color was purple and Novaneers showed up and showed out in the purple outfits. The girls rocked on purple ribbons to mark the day.

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Developing Character, Capabilities And Connection

At Nova Pioneer, we believe that character is what sets individuals apart. With this in mind, we integrate character education into our daily school experience. Our students learn about self-discipline, taking initiative and being mindful, which are all important in building the future they want for themselves. It is important

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Black History Month

Earlier this year, our Nova Pioneer students celebrated Black History Month by paying homage to their favourite and most memorable African icons. Black History Month is an annual observance marked every February aiming to celebrate African Icons in history and throughout the world.    Importance of celebrating African Icons African

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World Scholar’s Cup

Nova Pioneer was represented at a global academic competition, the World Scholar’s Cup, where 46 students from Girls Secondary Schools were in attendance. Our Nova Pioneer Girls Secondary School, Tatu City Campus, left for Durban, South Africa on Sunday 22 September 2019. They represented Nova Pioneer during the Global Round

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Kenya Science and Engineering Fair

Nova Pioneer students recently participated in the Kenya Science and Engineering Fair (KSEF) formally known as Science Congress, 57th Edition at the county level. Four Nova Pioneer work groups emerged top four out of 39 schools in the specific categories. We dive deeper into the top-ranked project in the Agriculture

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Science and Engineering Fair

It is that time of the year again. When our young men and women go out into the world and get to showcase the innovative projects they have been working on. This year, our presence at the Science and Engineering Fair was as our students showcased projects that they had

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Book Worm Week

Our learning team is taking things a notch higher by finding fun ways to promote a reading culture at our Primary School. During the April school holidays, the entire school was put to task to each read a book of their choice with a family member.   Creating a Reading

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Computing and Robotics Fair

Nova Pioneer students from our Tatu City Girls Secondary School campus recently took part in the Annual Computer and Robotics Fair. Our young Novaneers showed up and showed off bringing back three big victories.   A platform for techies In 2017, the Alliance High School ICT club launched its Annual

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Shining At SAIMUN Conference

Thirty Nova Pioneer Tatu Girls Secondary School students were given the opportunity to spend time at the Sub Saharan Africa International Model African Union held at the United Nations Office in Gigiri in July 2018. This was part of Nova Pioneer’s efforts to expose young students to opportunities beyond the classroom.

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Secondary School Celebrates Diversity and Culture

In the spirit of celebrating diversity in our culture, our Nova Pioneer Tatu City Girls’ Secondary School organized its very first cultural day. The young ladies did not disappoint as they went all out, adorned in beautiful African fashion, the students spent the day celebrating what they appreciate most about

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Strike For Climate Change

During Term 1, our young Novaneers had the opportunity to be the change-makers that we hope for them to be in this world. Our future leaders took thirty minutes off their classroom routine to participate in a global initiative known as the School Strike For Climate Change initiative.    

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All Stars Sports Day

In a climactic end to Term 1, we held a hugely successful Sports Days for our Pre-primary and Primary schools. The slogan of these events was All Stars because we believe all our students are capable of great achievements in sports and all spheres of life.   Fun and games

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Little Einsteins

Some of our Grade Four students recently participated in the annual Little Einstein Science Fair at Aga Khan High School. The little Novaneers wowed the crowd and scooped the first prize in “Clarity of Expression” for their innovative project dubbed “The Lemon Battery”.    Inspiring the next Generation of science

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Annual Parent Mixer – Primary School

Our Tatu City and Athi Primary schools recently hosted its Annual Parent Mixer. It always brings us great joy when we get the opportunity to come together and interact with our prospective families as a community.   Welcoming our new Novaneer parents With every new year, we welcome new families

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University Fair for our senior students

Today’s students have an exceptional array of options available to them after completing high school, but the path to post-secondary success is filled with uncertainty and challenges. Many elements  can impact a student’s ability to succeed after completing high school. We want to ensure that students perform well academically and

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Once a scout, always a scout

There was so much pride at the Scouts Investiture Ceremony held on 8th June 2019. The investiture ceremony marks when a Scout, by means of the words of the Scout Promise, publicly announces their commitment to the Scout Law. At the ceremony, the Scout makes the Promise to the Scouts

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Future Philanthropist nominated for Ashoka

At the beginning of Term 2, Jeanne Sere, our Form 3 student and a philanthropist in the making, was nominated to be part of the Ashoka Globalizer event. She was invited to share her journey of change-making on stage and the hosts were honored to have her.    Purpose projects

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Yale Global Scholars

Nova Pioneer recently congratulated three students who were chosen to participate in Yale Young Global Scholars Programme and spend two weeks at Yale University. Yale Young Global Scholars is an academic enrichment and leadership programme that brings outstanding high school students from around the world to Yale University or Yale

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Literary Character Baraza

 It was a flamboyant collage of color as our Nova Pioneer Primary school campuses celebrated the annual Literary Character Baraza. The Literary Character Baraza  was a fun opportunity for our students to dress up like their favourite book character and bring their book with them to school to share. Our

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