LASTVEB partners Slot to train technical teachers
TO help improve their capacity, the Lagos State Technical and Vocational Education Board (LASTVEB), in collaboration with Slot Systems Limited, have concluded plans to train technical teachers in the state through Teachers Industrial Works Experience Scheme (TIWES).
UK-based agencies donate N2.15b materials, skills for English study
A UNITED Kingdom-based non-governmental organisation, the Universal Learning Solutions, and an educational publisher, Jolly Learning Limited, have committed about N2.15 billion into free materials and capacity building programmes on jolly learning education.
Taking the shine off computer-based test
COMPUTER-BASED Testing (CBT), also known as Computer-Based Assessment (CBA); e-assessment, computerised testing and computer-administered testing, is a method of administering tests in which the responses are electronically recorded, assessed, or both.
NCUK, others partner to provide new medical pathway programme for Nigerian students
Two leading international study centres, Oxbridge Tutorial College, Lagos and Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC), Ireland, have joined forces with the Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK) to provide a brand new medical pathway programme in a unique three-country educational partnership involving the United Kingdom (UK), Nigeria and Ireland.
Be change agents, Starfield School director urges graduands
PROPRIETRESS of Starfield College, Lagos, Mrs. Juliana Eigbe, has challenged the school’s Class of 2015 to strive to be among the team that would ensure the rebirth of economic prosperity in the country.
Oyedepo calls for increased funding of education sector
THE Chancellor of the Landmark University, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Bishop David Oyedepo, has again canvassed proper funding of education in Nigeria, noting that a country without sound education has no brighter future.
Bishop petitions Buhari over indiscriminate opening of private schools in FCT
THE Anglican Bishop of Kubwa Diocese, Abuja, Rev. Duke T. Akamisoko, has expressed worry over what he described as the arbitrary opening and running of private schools within the Federal Capital Territory, without adherence to standard guidelines and regulations.
‘NYSC has no ghost corps members’
THE Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen. Johnson Olawumi, has debunked a media report in one of a national daily that there were “ghost corps members,” serving in different parts of the country.
Onwenu decries ‘dying’ reading culture among Nigerian youths
DIRECTOR General of the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Onyeka Onwenu, has decried the decline in reading culture in the country, and called on the general public, especially parents, to work harder towards ensuring is improvement.