Collapse of education sector may lead to a failed nation, don warns
Former professor of Economics at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Folayan Ojo, has urged government at all levels to urgently address critical issues in the education sector warning that the collapse of education may lead to a failed nation.
Coventry University secures its reputation with Gold ranking
Coventry University has secured its position as one of the UK’s top universities with a number of new awards including being ranked Gold in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Increase in tuition as a disincentive for learning
Many of them gathered around the notice pasted on the wall. With books firmly clutched in their hands, their pensive eyes probed the information on the wall.
Minister urges FUTA to lead research into flooding, climatic problems
The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jibril has tasked the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), to lead the search for solution to the debilitating flooding and other effects of climatic change ravaging some parts of the country.
Varsity teacher advocates retraining of engineers to meet global challenges
A Professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering, Prof Micheal Adewumi has canvassed a paradigm shift in the training of engineers to make them globally relevant and in tune with present demands.
Review curriculum to accommodate knowledge application, Okonedo charges government
To prepare the Nigerian child for the dynamic world of work, Dean, Lagos Business School (LBS), Dr. Enase Okonedo, has urged education managers in the country to review the current curricula to be in conformity with evolving trends.
UNIJOS VC renders account of stewardship, rates self high
Vice chancellor of the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Plateau State, Prof. Seddi Sebastian Maimako has disclosed that despite the daunting challenges that heralded his administration, it has excelled in human resource development.
ASUP wants more government funding in polytechnics
The national president of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) has called on the federal government to step up funding of polytechnic education for technological advancement.