‘Virtual learning environment, future of knowledge acquisition’
At a time, where Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is seen to form the spine that runs through nearly all of human endeavours, vital sectors of the Nigerian society appear to still be uncertain whether to get on board the train or not
Only holders of higher degrees should lecture at COEs, polys
In your opinion, what minimum qualification is appropriate for teaching in colleges of education? It is very important for government to consider teaching qualification for lecturers in colleges of education and polytechnics as being very crucial to the quality of education.
School’s proprietress charges graduating students on excellence, dedication
Proprietress of Mind Builders High School, Lagos, Mrs. Bolajoko Morolake Falore, has tasked graduating students of the institution to remain focused and always strive for excellence as they step up for higher academic pursuits, away from the watchful eyes of their parents and guardians. Falore who gave the charge at the 2015 valedictory service and…
Expert urges improved facilities at medical institutions
President of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, Prof. Rasheed Arogundade, has urged governments at different levels to provide modern equipment to medical institutions across the country, as a way of tackling the challenges facing the health sector. He is also canvassing adequate training of medical students and professionals in order to enthrone excellence.…
Take delight in life-long learning, educationist charges graduands
With the secondary leg of their educational pursuit already accomplished, an educationist and Director of Education, Trinity International College, Ofada, Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Aderinoye, has urged the Class of 2015 of the institution to take delight in continuous learning, dream big and develop a great sense of curiosity. She spoke at the 15th valedictory/graduation…
Educationist seeks improved funding for education sector
Founder of Doregos Private Academy, Lagos, Mrs. Clementina Abeke Doregos, has urged the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the nation’s education sector as obtained in developed countries.
Eight vie for UNICAL’s vice chancellorship position
About eight professors are jostling to succeed outgoing vice chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. James Epoke. To qualify to contest, the recently dissolved governing council narrowed down the minimum number of years the contestants must have served as professors from 10 to seven.
Rising abuse of scholarship programmes
POLITICALLY, there is no love lost between Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, of Rivers State and his predecessor in office, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi. In the last three years or thereabouts, both characters, who are key dramatis personae in the ongoing Rivers State power play, have been locked in an acrimonious verbal jousting.
‘Train, retrain teachers for improved learning outcomes’
Governments at all levels have been urged to spare no efforts in the training and retraining of teachers. This is because, doing so has the capacity to improve learning outcomes in particular and bolster education in the country generally.