MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct 23 – Over 2,000 Kiswahili teachers countrywide are set to benefit from training meant to equip them with better teaching skills.
The training, organised by Longhorn Publishers targets primary school teachers countrywide in all the 47 counties to equip them with best practices for teaching Kiswahili to improve the performance of the subject.
The training is also meant to drive awareness and adoption of the company’s new curriculum products in schools.
The publishers have partnered with renowned Kiswahili author, Wallah Bin Wallah, author of Kiswahili Mufti series, both in the Old and New Curriculum and also Mazoezi na Marudio Mufti ya Kiswahili, to spearhead the training.
“The training is meant to equip the teachers with better teaching skills in light of the new curriculum developed by KICD,” said Longhorn Regional Sales Manager Joseph Kuria during the event at Aga Khan Hall in Mombasa.
Speaking during a workshop for the teachers, Kuria said that the training was also meant to strengthen Longhorn’s Market share in the Kiswahili segment.
He said the workshops, to be conducted in all regions in the country, will equip teachers with best practices for teaching Kiswahili more effectively.
KICD vets and approves Longhorn products to ensure they’re market ready and user-friendly.
Longhorn Publishers is a Leading provider of learning material and digital learning solutions – ranging from Pre-Primary to Tertiary levels.