Govt urges effective use of digital learning techniques
With the rising influence of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in contemporary learning, the need for teachers and indeed school authorities to key into the trend has been stressed. Specifically, teachers at the Federal Government Boys College, Apo, Abuja, have been counseled to make judicious use of the newly launched Samsung Smart School Initiative.
‘500,000 graduate teachers, NCE holders elixir for basic learning’
As an emergency measure, to address the chronic shortage of teachers in public schools across the country, we also will partner state and local governments to recruit, train and deploy 500, 000 unemployed graduates and NCE holders.
European Union to collaborate with FUNAAB on programmes
The Deputy Head, European Union (EU) in Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Mr. Richard Young, says the body was set to collaborate with the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), in three important areas, namely: Tuning, Horizon 2020 and the Erasmus plus programmes
Foundation pledges to cater for underprivileged pupils
To keep alive the aspirations of the late Bunmi Adedayo, the only child of the Chairman, Tastee Fried Chicken Limited, Mr. Adekunle Adedayo, education stakeholders, friends and family members of the deceased have concluded plans to launch Bunmi Adedayo Foundation (BAF).
Bakare urges high vocational content in basic education curricula
Developing vocational skills and promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in the education system has the capacity to positively impact on the country’s economic and social outlook, so says Managing Director of Pearson Nigeria, Mr. Muhtar Bakare.
Don seeks value-oriented learning for economic growth
The need for the development of framework in tertiary institutions, which would ensure sustainability of academics, gender and economic development has been reiterated.
NGO fetes Lagos school pupils
Meal for All, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has provided school pupils in Oshodi council area and its environs with free meals and gift items.
Don wants varsities to partner govt on research, development
Tertiary institutions like the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, have been tasked to partner with the Federal government in the fabrication of functional equipment, including prototype food processing machines, if they must aid in the nation's socio-economic advancement.
Elizade VC assures on production of globally competitive graduates
Vice Chancellor, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Prof. Kunle Oloyede, has assured that the institution was poised to produce globally competitive graduates that would be a pride to their alma mater and the country, as well as serve as effective agents of change in the country.
Teachers call for inclusion in FG's plan to recruit 500,000 teachers in 2016
The Lagos Wing of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), has called on the Federal Government to carry teachers along in its proposed recruitment of 500,000 teachers in 2016.