Podcast 93: Education System Reformation an Interview with Priscilla Were

For Pricilla Were, Kenya’s education system wasn’t doing enough. So, she changed it.

Today’s Private Practice Sponsor

Counselor websites

Brighter Vision is the worldwide leader in therapist website design. Over the last 6 months, they’ve built over 200 therapist websites, all of them mobile friendly and custom designed with call to actions to help guide your potential clients to contact you.
For $59 per month, you get a professional, mobile friendly, beautiful website that’s unique to you and your practice, unlimited technical support so you never have to deal with any tech headaches, and cutting edge Search Engine Optimization, so you can get found in Google.
Their therapist website templates rock. Seriously. Don’t settle for a boring template from the 90s that looks like 10,000 others. Your practice will be in good hands with Brighter Vision.

PoP Culture meet Pricilla Were


Mrs. Priscilla Were is an educational system reformer. She heads Butere School in the western part of Kenya where she is pioneering a unique model of raising aspirations and attainment levels in students from underprivileged communities. In her first job as a volunteer untrained teacher after her A levels (high school) at 22 years of age, she was tasked with starting a school that is still thriving. Her teaching career spanned a period of 31 years took her through deputy principal for 2 years and principal 29 years during which she transformed the two schools in character and academic achievement in both schools. Successively she moved the schools to top ten ranking nationally. Her current school, Butere High School, has moved from a grade point average in the 2+ range to an average of 7.4 (on a 12 point scale) in four years. But more importantly for many, is her vision of building a school on values. The school has no rules, no prefects (supervisors, overseers, reminders and custodians of rules)… the girls are coached, mentored and encouraged to live the values such as honesty and integrity on a daily basis.

Follow the School on Twitter

 

What you’ll discover in this private practice podcast:

1:25 The wild day I had

5:46 The power of shampoo

13:19 What happened in Kenya

17:32 Getting rid of historical injustices

22:19 The value of responsibility

27:01 Creating the country you want

“You cannot give what you don’t have, the best thing is to equip the young people as they grow.”

Podcast Resources

Global Rich List 

How to Become a Consultant Podcast

 

To comment and rank the podcast within iTunes.
2. View in iTunes
3. Launch Application
4. Ratings and Reviews
5. Write a Review

Education Reform quote

Joseph R. Sanok, MA, LLP, LPC, NCC

Joe Sanok Private Practice ConsultantJoe Sanok is an ambitious results expert. He is a private practice business consultant and counselor that helps small businesses and counselors in private practice to increase revenue and have more fun! He helps owners with website design, vision, growth, and using their time to create income through being a private practice consultant. Joe was frustrated with his lack of business and marketing skills when he left graduate school. He loved helping people through counseling, but felt that often people couldn’t find him. Over the past few years he has grown his skills, income, and ability to lead others, while still maintaining an active private practice in Traverse City, MI. To link to Joe’s Google+ .

Leave a Reply