Tag: Education

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency
Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Boko Haram Education Emir of Kano Features Sultan of Sokoto

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari For the umpteenth time, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has shown he will not rest until there is a marked improvement in the northern region of Nigeria’s education standards. Things are falling apart in the region’s education sector as the number of […]

Experts meet in Lagos to tackle leadership problems in sector
Core Skills Developmental Services Education Features leadership Mrs Toyin Sam-Emehelu

Experts meet in Lagos to tackle leadership problems in sector

To address the leadership question in the sector, seasoned educationists will on Saturday, November 10 converge on Lagos to deliberate on ways of transforming the school system and preparing next generation of leaders through the curriculum.   An expert and coordinator, Core Skills Developmental Services, Mrs. Toyin Sam-Emehelu identified leadership as a […]

Stakeholders identify solution to Africa’s challenges
Covenant - International Conference on African Development Issues Covenant University Dr. David Oyedepo Education Features

Stakeholders identify solution to Africa’s challenges

4th Covenant – International Conference on African Development Issues (C- ICADI) 2018, organised by Covenant University, Ota Stakeholders at the 4th Covenant – International Conference on African Development Issues (C- ICADI) 2018, organised by Covenant University, Ota have declared that for Africa to address her numerous challenges, there is an […]

Free education
Education George Weah Kayode Fayemi

Free education

PHOTO: google.com/search? Last week I was privy to an argument among some friends regarding two news stories, firstly, Kayode Fayemi had abolished tuition fees in Ekiti, then, George Weah had declared tuition-free university education in Liberia. Because I work in a field where data is everything, I had to examine […]

Finding space for Nigeria’s 13m out-of-school children
Boko Haram Education Emmanuel Uduaghan Features IBBU UBEC UNICEF Yemi Osinbajo

Finding space for Nigeria’s 13m out-of-school children

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu At the moment, Nigeria is the world capital of out-of-school children with more than 13 million of them anywhere but in the classroom. In this piece, Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL examines the crisis of illiteracy, its causes and the best way out of the educational logjam. The […]

FG pledges to employ only qualified teachers – minister
Education FG Malam Adamu Adamu National News Nigeria PQE Professional Qualifying Examination teachers

FG pledges to employ only qualified teachers – minister

Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession. ‎ Adamu disclosed this while monitoring the 2018 Batch B Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) in […]

KWSUBEB debunks story on teaching jobs
Alhaji Abdulkareem Lambe Education Features Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board KWSUBEB

KWSUBEB debunks story on teaching jobs

Map of Kwara state Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (KWSUBEB) has debunked a publication that applicants for the 1,850 new teaching jobs announced by the government need endorsement of their ward chairmen. The chairman, Alhaji Abdulkareem Lambe, stated yesterday in Ilorin that the recruitment was driven by established need […]

Nine years after, ASUU-FG crisis resurfaces
ASUU Dr. Wale Babalakin Education Features Mr Lawrence Mgbale Prof Nimi Briggs Prof. Olufemi Bamiro

Nine years after, ASUU-FG crisis resurfaces

Left- ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi That there is no love lost between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the federal government is not in doubt and for obvious reasons. One of them is the 2009 agreement between the two parties. Yet, since the reconstitution of the […]

World Teachers’ Day 2018: The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher
Education Features Nigeria World Teachers Day

World Teachers’ Day 2018: The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher

Countries with the best conditions of service for teachers attract high academic performers into the teaching cadre and only after rigorous assessment processes to ensure the applicant’s all-round suitability. “Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as […]

Kogi government releases results of basic exams, common entrance
2018 Basic Certificate Examinations BECE Common entrance Education Exams Features Kogi

Kogi government releases results of basic exams, common entrance

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello. The Kogi Government, on Saturday, says the results of candidates for the State 2018 Basic Certificate Examinations (BECE), Common Entrance Examinations (CEE) and Basic Six (6) Examinations (BSE), are ready for collection. Mr Eric Aina, the Permanent Secretary, Kogi Ministry of Education, Science & […]

Education must provide ideas, needs of the century, says Odugbemi
Education Femi Odugbemi Orange Academy

Education must provide ideas, needs of the century, says Odugbemi

Odugbemi Provost of Orange Academy, Africa’s first practical School of Integrated Brand Experience and Idea Management (IBX), Femi Odugbemi, has called on education managers across the country to ensure that the teaching and learning in their various schools is capable of addressing the contemporary societal needs. Speaking at the 2018 […]

Administrator canvasses introduction of practicals to revamp sector
Adedipe John Ayodeji Education Kelicha Ochonogor

Administrator canvasses introduction of practicals to revamp sector

Director of Goseld Nursery and Primary School, Lagos, Mrs. Kelicha Ochonogor, has canvassed more practicals and less theory in schools to address Nigeria’s falling education standard. During a media chat she held alongside the institution’s administrator, Mrs. Omowunmi Efeveya, and supervisor, Mr. Adedipe John Ayodeji, Ochonogor noted that the one-month […]

Anthos House Education Kimberley Scollard

School for children with special educational needs opens in Lagos

Finally, children with special educational needs (SEN) can now get quality teaching and learning they deserve, as Anthos House, a brainchild of Greensprings School berths in Lagos. Over the years, SEN has always been a challenging area, as most institutions lack the resources and expertise to provide support for children […]

Reviving low-cost schools in Nigeria for national growth
AFED David Ukagwu DEEPEN DFID Education Features Orji Kanu

Reviving low-cost schools in Nigeria for national growth

A low-cost school in Lagos Before now, low cost private schools in Nigeria were treated as social pariahs by various state governments. They did not have a say in the country’s education scene neither could they find their bearing but with the intervention of Developing Effective Private Education Nigeria (DEEPEN), […]