Tell us about yourself?
My name is Felix Saiya. I have a P1 certificate and diploma in education and I have taught for 9 years in three different schools: Irigithai in Githurai 45, Makini School and now at Strathmore. I teach Swahili, Math and Science to class 2 to 4 pupils.
What inspired you to come to Strathmore School?
I desired to be part of a team that instils discipline in their students.
What is your experience in Strathmore School so far?
It has been minimal for I have been here for only a month but I was in a teacher’s seminar in Lukenya and the teachers were warm and welcoming towards me.
What mode of correction do you use?
I believe in dialogue so as to know what the problem is.
According to you what are the elements of a good student at Strathmore School?
To me a student has to have the following elements: discipline, willingness to learn, honesty and hard work. I like to focus on the whole formation in nurturing a child not only in academics but also in sports.
How do you like the facilities in Strathmore School?
I have not seen the whole school yet but so far in my opinion the facilities are excellent.
How would you improve the learning experience in Strathmore School?
I would improve the school by bringing creativity to the leaners through writing and reading of story books.
What do you think about our tutoring system in Strathmore School?
I think it is really good as the tutor mentors and advices the student and he always has time for the student.
What sport activities do you participate in?
I play handball mainly and football.
What are your hobbies?
I am an author of K.C.P.E C.R.E and the new curriculum text books. I also like watching movies and football, listening to gospel music, travelling and am also a church singer.
As we wind up our interview, any advice you would give a student?
Yes. Students should know themselves first; make their own decisions and avoid peer pressure and choose their friends wisely.