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Think Equal - A Model for Value-based Education in the Early Years


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This presentation was made at a one-day workshop organized by the Ministry of Education (Kenya) in collaboration with the Women Educational Researchers of Kenya (WERK) and UNICEF Kenya Country Office. The main objective of the workshop was to deliberate on the strategies of adapting the Think Equal program in Kenya and its subsequent fit into the national curriculum reform process. The presentation was made by the Director of Jaslika, who is also a member of the Global Think Equal Advisory Committee and the founding chair of WERK. The workshop was held in a Nairobi Hotel on 31st August 2017

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Think Equal - A Model for Value-based Education in the Early Years

  1. 1. Think Equal: A model for Value-based- Education in the Early Years National Study on Value-based Education
  2. 2. • Respect for self, others, diversity • Peace, tolerance, equality • Independence, Autonomy, Self-Regulation • Sense of Community, Part of a Greater Whole, Responsibility • Communication skills: Self-expression, Co-operation, Empathetic skills, Conflict Resolution • Exploration, Creation, Unique Ability, Self Determination, Self- Actualisation • Critical thinking, Creative Thinking, Metacognition, Reflection 3 Values & Life Skills in Think Equal
  3. 3. • Child –centred pedagogy • Growth comes from activity and experiential learning • 0-8 years crucial for the development of human beings • The range and quality of activities experienced by children leads to multiple outcomes 4 Underlying assumptions
  5. 5. 6 Six (6) I Am precepts + topic areas
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  8. 8. THINK EQUAL 9