Sossion wants our children to have phones in school
15 July 2016, 20:34
Nairobi - So apparently Sossion sat down and was
trying to figure better ways to improve education in Kenya and what does he
come up with, high school kids to go with phones to school.
With the number of stupid ideas coming out
of our officials off late; first it was the bill that requires you to have a
degree in order to be in ICT. Then there was the other one saying no caning
until the students showed him by burning down their dormitories for a football
match. Those ones need to wash the tarmac for two years …after proper caning. Now
there is this one that is suggesting that children go to school with phones. This
is Kenya, Kenya is full of hooligans and the children are the same. Please, let
us not enable them.
Have you forgotten that schools had to ban
carrying of food to school in order to curb idiosyncrasies in school like
children from lesser families not having the same? Now can you imagine the
havoc that phones will create? Food was an issue, now imagine phones?
Mr. Sossion, have you even heard of the
game Poke man Go! Unless now you want to tell the teachers to uninstall it for
the kids at school so that they concentrate. A teacher is having a hard enough
time trying to get the kids to pay attention, now you want to ask them to deal
with phones as well.
I don’t disagree that technology is
important, it is but let us try dealing with it on computers first, and then in
a few millenniums the kids can carry the phones when they pass the bill
If it is a matter of you suggesting that it
helps train kids in building apps and what not. How about they come up with the
idea while at school, then when they are at home during the holidays, they can
use their phones to create it. It is called enhancing productivity.
But this is Kenya and Kenya’s children act
like their elders; you guys. Judging from the way the elders behave and think,
we are not ready for the kids to have the phones. They steal buckets in school,
I can just imagine the drama that will be in most schools when it comes to
You think they are not concentrating now;
just wait until they get this pass.
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