Year: 2016

Academic studies do not take place in isolation

All schools and universities operate within a society and within that society’s behavioural norms and expectations. Consequently I would argue that schools and universities have a responsibility to educate their students on social behaviour alongside the academic, but to different extents and for different reasons. Although schools and universities are often seen as adjacent parts

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Social Behaviour Education: The Responsibility of Schools & Universities

Whether or not schools and universities have a responsibility to EDUCATE their students on social behavior alongside the academic is a debate that has both weight and depth to the extent that it divides the global citizenry right in the middle. For the proponents, all institutions of learning – right from pre-school to university –

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Implementation is Power

My definition of vision is the aspirational description of a point and/or place where one, be it an individual or organization, hopes to see themselves in the long term future Vision gives us direction. It sets the path for us to follow with the intention of reaching our respective destinations, whilst achieving our goal. Without

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All about an apple

An apple is a good fruit. Me and my friends Mary and Jack went in the forest to collect firewood. As we were collecting firewood we saw an apple tree. My friends ran towards the tree and saw some fruits. I asked my friends, “What is that?”. “This is an apple”, they answered. After telling

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How people in Africa started using roller/painter

Traditional African homesteads were made from grass, soil, fibres, and weak timber. The reason why it was so was due to a number of reasons. Some cultures and tribes were mainly cattle keepers who could move from one place to another, looking for both water and pastures to feed their animals. Another reason was that

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An apple

Let us talk about apples. An apple is a good fruit. It’s either green or red. If planted it grows in fertile soil. It can’t give good yields if not planted in fertile soil. I call it a good fruit because it helps to boost somebody’s health. It boosts somebody’s health by providing somebody’s body

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The most loved fruit in the world

Have you ever thought of the most loved fruit in the world? Have you ever thought of why an apple is loved in all continents of the world? The answer is this: indeed the most loved fruit in the world is an apple. Every part of the world where you go, people say apples are

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Sustaining the Inner Artist

Art is a subjective field. With that said, the world is a huge canvas. In whatever industry one is involved with, there is art within. We are all artists. We have always been right from our early years. In the words of the famous Spanish painter, Pablo Picasso, “Every child is an artist”. However, he

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Vision without Execution is just Hallucination

In simpler terms, to have a vision is to dream or imagine something that you would like to do or to be. For example you can imagine yourself as a successful entrepreneur, say in the next five years. You visualize yourself sharing the same stage at the world’s top investors’ business conference. To execute, on

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The arts are of incalculable worth in what it means to be a human being

Words spoken by Philip Pullman in rightfully annoyed response to a marked reduction in excursions to theatres and other art-centered outings in primary and secondary schools in favour of tests and in-class learning in; solely because they are considered to “take time away from [students’] lessons” (Addley, 2015). The arts, however, include not only theatrical

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How I knew the apple

Once upon a time when I was still a young boy, my mother told me that we were going to the village. On the way, I saw a tree which was beautiful. I told her, “Mother can you stop,” so that I could see the tree properly. She stopped the car and I went to

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Painting as an art

Art is the painting of the old masters that hang in museums. Many people would never think of visiting such museums. A great number of people do not understand such old and new forms of painting. They do not understand that such old and new art forms are part of everyday life. It is all

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The apple – a wonder

Several reports have been made about the health benefits of incorporating fruit in a human diet. One of the most highly commended fruits with huge benefits to human health is the apple. The apple is a round fruit, the size of a human fist with a firm stalk. Some are green in colour and others

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An apple – king of all fruits

The word apple begins with the letter A which makes the sound “a”. An apple is a fleshy round-shaped fruit from the apple tree with a shiny and smooth skin. An apple is grown in orchards. It has a curve on the top where the stem is attached. The colours of the apple’s skin can

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Apples are good for our health

An apple is a delicious and fresh fruit which starts with a capital letter “A” and makes an “a” sound. It is one of the most popular and favourite fruits among the health conscious fibre lovers, who firmly believe in the concept of “health is wealth”. This wonderful fruit is packed with rich phytonutrients and

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Apple

I have always wondered what is this fruit called apple. People young and old enjoy eating it. It appears in green and red colours with a smooth and tender skin, big and small in size, juicy and sold in supermarkets, and on almost all streets of Kampala. People sell them with confidence and they always

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Rolling to paint

Painting is an art activity that beautifies and makes things shine. Painting is fun and mostly when done with a roller. I have learnt that painting is so easy when you master the direction of fibres as mummy calls it. She always shouts, ‘stick to one direction when rolling’! We do it at home every

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Role of arts in education

Definitely, the arts are of incalculable worth in what it means to become human beings. This means the molding and shaping nature of it has to start at an early stage for effective performance, therefore art is the creativity being executed. Art in education has been valued and recognized as an essential component of the

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Importance of teaching social behaviour in schools and universities

Research conducted by National AIDS Control shows that the majority of the Kenyan population contracting AIDS and STIs are young adults of ages 10-25. This shows that many young people are at risk of extinction if these numbers increase higher than they are currently. Students encounter other different challenges in their daily life that are

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