Driven by leadership, entrepreneurship, technology and innovation, the Academy serves talented but economically disadvantaged students with demonstrable leadership potential.
M-PESA Foundation Academy - Admission
Admission into The Academy is based on an independent application process separate from the national process.
Each applicant must be in their last year of primary school, be at least 13 years old registered to sit for their KCPE examinations in November.
MPESA Foundation Academy - Applications for Admission
Admission is evaluated on the following criteria:
Applications are accepted from students from all counties in Kenya.
The Academy is an inclusive learning environment and qualifying students with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The admissions cycle runs from May to November each year, and consists of filling and returning an application form (see links below) and, a multiple stage evaluation process including, telephone and in person interviews, for selected applicants.
M-PESA Foundation Academy - Academic Life
At M-PESA Foundation Academy, learning goes beyond listening to the teacher disseminate knowledge and test accuracy. The approach involves elements such as collaborative and self-directed learning.
In addition, there is a rigorous study skills program so that students are well prepared to sit for the KCSE examinations at the end of their 4 years in high school, making possible the successful completion of secondary education.
Consistent with the Ministry of Education guidelines, students have a choice of KCSE subject offerings. In addition to examinable subjects, the Academy offers supplementary subjects to fulfil students’ other educational needs.
The Academy delivers and practices in diverse and excitable ways the following key skills for the future:
MPESA Foundation Academy - Leadership and Entrepreneurship
This is an overall development program that nurtures students’ skills and builds a culture that enables positive change.
These programs cover social and servant leadership, emotional intelligence, working in teams, simulating real life challenges and failures, elevator pitching, etc. The Academy cultivates students’ ability to innovate, irrespective of their academic strengths or weaknesses.
As such, students work with teachers and one another to design projects that can solve real world challenges.
MPESA Foundation Academy - Technology
Technology is a key aspect of life at The Academy, building key skills across the community regardless of areas of interest.
In leveraging technology to support teaching, learning, and operations, we invest in the following areas:
MPESA Foundation Academy - Community Engagement
The community engagement arm of the Academy is in line with our Responsible Citizenship value.
As the school is a community in itself, and as a way of practicing gratitude for the opportunities afforded to the members of the Academy, every member of The Academy community is expected to be actively engaged in the community service programs.
This programme is planned in the following key ways:
M-PESA Foundation Academy - Value Based Education
The following values drive life across all elements of The Academy for educators, learners, and staff:
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