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Teen Life in Kenya

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Teen Life in Kenya

  1. 1. KENYA DEEPESH DHINGRA One To World’s Global Classroom New Jersey Institute of Technology 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 1
  2. 2. Kiswahili Hakuna Matata = No Worries Simba Lion Rafiki 12/16/2013 = = Friend ONE TO WORLD 2
  3. 3. Kiswahili - Activity JAMBO RAFIKI (HELLO FRIEND) HABARI YAKO (HOW ARE YOU?) NZURI SANA, ASANTE (FINE, THANK YOU) KWAHERI (BYE) 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 3
  4. 4. What CONTINENT is my COUNTRY on? 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 4
  5. 5. My Home Life in Kenya! Giraffe Centre Family Nairobi Wildlife Orphanage 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 6
  6. 6. KENYA Nairobi Kenya Coastline Nairobi National Park 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 7
  7. 7. Everyday Teen Life 12/16/2013 ONE TO WORLD 8
  8. 8. Everyday Teen Life
  9. 9. Typical School Day • • • • • • • School Uniforms (with so many rules) School is from 8am to 4pm, with two breaks. Three terms (semesters) No long summer vacation!  Café lunch pre-set or a la carte. Final exam of primary school after 8th grade. Final exam of secondary school after 12th grade. (hardest exam I have ever taken!)
  10. 10. Typical Holiday • There are 4 Kenyan Public holidays – Madaraka Day, Moi Day, Kenyatta Day and Jamhuri Day. • Easter Vacation, August Vacation, Christmas Vacation. • Sports and park drives.
  11. 11. Teen Life Primary education made free
  12. 12. Teen Life Classes overcrowding
  13. 13. Teen Life Teachers overworked
  14. 14. Teen Life In 2007, Secondary education is made free
  15. 15. Teen Life More overcrowding
  16. 16. History Teachers Strike!
  17. 17. History Students left without education
  18. 18. Teens want to go to school
  19. 19. Lets help them out! • Teens want an education! • Quality of education in public schools is poor but is free. • Quality of education in private schools is better but the students have to pay.
  20. 20. Questions • What should the students do? • What should the teachers do? • What should the Government do?

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