What’s coming up for Dignitas in 2020?

As 2020 officially kicks off, we wanted to give you some insight into what Dignitas has planned. It’s going to be a busy, and exciting year! Our strategy covers five main themes that speak to all the areas of our programing in 2020. Here are some updates highlighting...

Growing the Dignitas Community

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been with Dignitas almost two years!  One of the joys of the last two years has been seeing the Dignitas community grow.    We’ve met friends, partners and advisors from across the sector, many of whom have helped to make our work...

Learning: We are Living out our Values!

Dignitas is proud to be a learning organization!  Whilst we have built a wealth of expertise over the last 11 years, we always have more to learn.  The world, and everything we know about education, teaching and learning, is changing at a rapid pace and if we want to...

Schools that Thrive are Led by Passionate School Leaders

The first time I visited Hollywood School in early May 2019, I had so many expectations for all my school leaders and teacher leaders. This was a new cohort and so as a coach, I had prepared for relationship building as part of laying the groundwork for impactful...

The Role of Coaching in School Leadership – Njokim Junior Academy

A unique feature of the Dignitas model for school transformation is our coaching approach. Rather than simply provide training to educators, Dignitas also coaches school leaders and teachers to implement best practices in teaching and school management. Coaching...

Ustadi Highlights – A Leadership Coach Perspective

The Ustadi School Leadership Institute is exclusively for Head teachers and their Deputies. The program is developed and run in partnership with Global School Leaders. We provide targeted professional development to improve instructional leadership and student...

How Collaboration can Transform Schools

Tr. Nancy (Head Teacher-Blessed Heart)-right, Tr. Maxwel- center, Tr. Esther (Deputy Head teacher) left. (Tr. Esther had observed Tr Maxwell in class and were having a coaching conversation, Tr. Nancy was listening in on the coaching conversation to provide feedback...

Thriving Teachers Series: Tr. Joseph Wangai

At Dignitas, we empower educators to transform their schools through leadership development and instructional coaching so that their schools become vibrant places of learning. We work with dedicated teachers who are focused on improving student outcomes. In the coming...

A Call to Equity and Inclusion!

Dignitas was founded from a desire to respond to this very call!  When Dignitas founders, Tiffany and Bobby, began to explore the needs, and the strengths present in Mathare, one of Nairobi’s largest informal settlements, it was with a vision to ensure equitable,...

What is the role of the non-state sector?

When it comes to education, the role of the non-state sector has been a hot topic of late.  In part the global debate has been sparked by the launch of the Abidjan Principles, which “unpack and compile existing provisions in international human rights law and provide...

CIES Insights

In April 2019, Dignitas attended the 63rd annual CIES (Comparative and International Education Society) conference in San Francisco.  This year, the conference theme was focused on Education for Sustainability, attempting to answer the following question; “What is the...

Why I am a Proud Educator

Teacher Tabitha Njambi is a Grade Two Teacher at Flying Kites Academy in Njabini. She has been teaching since 1998 and she is passionate about supporting student achievement. We met with Tabitha recently to learn more about her experience as an educator and some of...