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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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