Canon, the imaging company, run a one day workshop on photography and basic DSLR filming on Thursday 6th July, 2017 at Riara University. The workshop benefitted the Communication and Multimedia Journalism students who were in attendance. The lead trainer was Mr Danny Rodriiquez, a professional Canon trainer based in Dubai. Some of the topics covered […]
RU celebrates World Book Day with children from Becky School, Kibera.
The World Book Day was first officially celebrated in 1995, when UNESCO selected April 23rd as the date to mark the event. The date coincides with the birth and deaths of famous authors, including the death of William Shakespeare (April 23, 1616) and Miguel de Cervantes (April 22, 1616) and Josep Pla (April 23, 1981) […]
Role of Mother Tongue Education: Chapter Contribution, Dr. Margaret W. Njeru
Chapter Author: Dr. Margaret W. Njeru (Senior Lecturer, Riara School of Education) Book Chapter Title: Teach Our Children in Their Mother Tongue Book Title: Kenya after 50: Reconfiguring Education, Gender, and Policy (African Histories and Modernities) Editors: Koster, M.M., Kithinji, M.M. & Rotich, J.P. Publisher Detail: New York: Palgrave Macmillan (1st edition) Year of […]
Training & Capacity Building Programme at RU
The Riara University faculty (both full time and adjuncts) on 18th March 2016 concluded a six-week Certificate in Teaching at the University (CTU) training programme on effective learner-centred pedagogical approaches. The programme was led by the Riara School of Education and facilitated by various resource persons drawn from RSE, RLS, SOB, RSF, SCS & Library. […]
RU WINS YET AGAIN!!
The Nairobi International Education Fair is an annual event where local and international universities & other institutions of higher learning meet to show case their programs. This year marked its 18th edition since it began and a 1st ICT Integration Conference in Education. The Exhibition, which was held on 11th – 13th March 2016, is […]
RU Students visit African Development Bank
Riara School of Business students and Faculty, led by the Dean, Professor Kinoti had a rare opportunity of being hosted at African Development Bank, Eastern Africa Resource Centre (EARC), Nairobi- Kenya on Tuesday 16th February, 2015 from 10.00am to 1.15 pm.The fifty pax plus five staff members present were hosted by Mr. Gabriel Negatu, the African Development […]
Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Can Lawyers Be Effective At Mediation? by Florence Karimi Shako
ABSTRACT This study focuses on the question of whether mediation training can equip lawyers with the necessary guidance and skills for effective dispute resolution. It has been suggested that the traditional law school curriculum inappropriately privileges an adversarial approach to disputes and pays undue attention to the case-based method at the expense of more […]