By most accounts, the duties of school principals, teachers, counsellors and career advisers in secondary schools include the provision of pragmatic guidance to the students.
Tunde Fatunde seeks increased budgetary provision for sector, vocational studies
Founder of Fatunde Francophony Foundation (FFF), Prof. Tunde Fatunde, wants the Federal Government to up budgetary provision for education in order to make for the development of sector, and also revive vocational studies.
‘Polytechnics must prepare students to tackle unemployment challenges’
As a person, I am always propelled by the burning desire to positively improve whatever situation I find myself. Accordingly, it is my vision to build and improve on the strong legacies laid by the former rector and an amiable leader, Dr. Mufutau Olatinwo...
Fuss over scrapping of post-UTME, unnecessary, says IBB varsity ex-VC, Kolo
Former Vice Chancellor, Niger State-owned IBB University, Lapai, Prof. Ibrahim A. Kolo, has deplored the outpourings by groups and individuals that have trailed the nullification of the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination...
Lagos gives private schools ultimatum to register
To ensure the delivery of high quality education to pupils in the state, the Lagos State government, has directed proprietors of private schools, irrespective of their accreditation status, to register their institutions at the education district...
Teacher training, empowerment crucial to effective learning
To achieve impactful teaching and learning, teachers must be empowered, regularly trained in order for them to be abreast of global best practices, and internalise universal core values of the profession.
‘Scholarships, bursaries critical to educating indigent Nigerians’
Former Minister of Education and Chairman, Senate Committee on Industry, Sam Egwu, has challenged governments at all levels to ensure that provisions for scholarships and bursaries are readily available in view of the impact they have on the populace.
LASU appeals to employers over delay in release of graduates’ results
The delay in the release of students’ results by the Lagos State University (LASU), years after their graduation, is finally taking a debilitating toll on the former. In fact, some affected graduates who are yet to take delivery of their certificates...
Still on the musings over post-UTME proscription
The emotional and in some cases irrational outpourings by several groups and individuals in the past weeks that have greeted the proscription of the test components of post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (post-UTME) exercises as conducted by universities and other tertiary institutions have only pointed to two issues: A lack of understanding of the technicalities of…
‘Capacity building, skills acquisition key to curbing unemployment’
As the nation grapples with swelling unemployment figures among its youthful population, Vice Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Professor Abdallah Uba Adamu, says skills acquisition...
ICPC, NANS sign pact to tackle corruption, sexual harassment in tertiary institutions
To further check incidences of indiscipline, examination malpractice, extortion, sexual harassment and other forms of corruption in tertiary institutions, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Reπlated Offences Commission...
Provost asks FG to take over Benue-owned COE, Katsina-Ala
Provost, College of Education Katsina-Ala, Benue State, Professor Mathias Nder, has called on the Federal Government to take over and convert the college into a federal institution so as to relieve the state of the burden of running the institution.