About Thomas More Machrina
Thomas More Machrina is dedicated to form boys into young men who are responsible citizens. Boys are encouraged to imbibe the philosophy based on the Japanese and Chinese values. The Chinese value hard work, entrepreneur spirit and propensity to save while the Japanese are famous for their ability to seek, accept assimilate and adapt to changing needs and circumstances for their team spirit and discipline. At Machrina education is much more than acquisition of knowledge, it is mastery for service. It promotes spiritual, moral, social as well as intellectual development.
We recognise that each boy has innate gifts and need personal care and attention, we seek to promote these attributes and develop the students’ sense of confidence and self esteem. We believe that this is best in a strong community setting. Deliberate efforts are made to nurture a family spirit within the school so that each boy is welcomed and supported. The medium size of the school facilitates proactive interaction between students and staff. As well organised caring environment, dedicated teachers, good health and nutrition, use of available infrastructure, mastery of language mathematics and quality assurance system formative encourage each boy to achieve his potential.
Teaching and learning should be supervised in a manner that makes it accessible and interesting: The Classroom(s) and the teacher(s) should provide excellent learning opportunities and will prepare students well for CSEE (for form four), and ACSEE (for form six) competences as required by NECTA.
Teaching and learning specifics ought to include the following features: Textbook(s) and relevant topics organisation that matches the NECTA/TIE syllabus. The use of several illustrations that often should show the applications of subjects. Interactive teaching and Learning that uses exercises to engage students in practice of skills (especially in Mathematics and language at O-level; and subject combination at A-level). Teachers should give point summaries at the end of each topic taught so as to guide students Reading and Revision. Students should be given plenty of reading exercises, activities and assignments. Teachers will give practices, tests and examination type questions but students will not be allowed to have study review questions of their own.
The main idea is to develop the LOVE (ie. effective domain); KNOWLEDGE (ie. Cognitive Domain) and PRACTICE (Psychomotor Domain) of the relevant subject be it Mathematics, Languages, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Civics, /General Studies etc. among students.
Teachers and students should understand to develop and optimally utilise the available school resources. These resources include but not limited to time on task, textbooks, and available teachers per subject and general school management.