Learning Loss In Nigeria Due To Covid-19
Before the ongoing global pandemic, education in Nigeria was already bedevilled with issues such as poor funding and consequently limited teaching aids such as computers, laboratories and libraries, questionable quality teachers and poor learning environment. Now with schools closed and the government yet to announce learning interventions for public schools, the divide between the rich…
Lagos warns private school owners against reopening
e Lagos State Government has warned private school owners against a plan to resume academic activities for the third term, 2019/2020 session via online teaching.
Varsity teacher seeks execution of policy on teaching, learning of Nigerian languages
Lecturer of Igbo language, Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Afoma Okudo, has stressed the need for the implementation of policy
We will make learning attractive through digitisation, says Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday said that learning would be digitised at primary and junior schools in the state to make learning attractive.
Girl-child advocate seeks compulsory, qualitative basic learning for children
A girl-child advocate, Bridget Kolade, has enjoined the government to provide compulsory, qualitative and free basic education for children to reduce the illiteracy level in the country.
ANAN inaugurates Mainoma 11th president
The Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) has inaugurated Prof. Muhammad Mainoma as its 11th president and chairman of the council. Using his name as an acronym, the association said it was with a determination to consolidate on the attainments by Making Accountants in Nigeria Ordinarily More Attractive (MAINOMA). During the ceremony, the new…
Labouring rightly - Part 1
There are many fundamentals of ministry that the motivational movement has glossed over and destroyed in the last 20 years or so. In the effort to motivate and challenge people to rise up and succeed, many cogent and profound issues have been explained away. You’ll hear statements such as, ‘one day of favour is better…
‘We train our students to excel in learning, character’
As 311 students of the Federal College of Education, Akoka were admitted into degree programmes affiliated to the University of Benin (UNIBEN), the vice chancellor, Prof Osasere Orumwense has admonished them to shun cultism and other vices that may terminate their sojourn in the institution. Orumwense enjoined the freshers to work hand in hand with…
Qualitative learning prepares students for 21st century challenges, says expert
A university teacher, Dr. Seun Ebiesuwa has identified quality education as necessary tool needed to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Ebiesuwa who is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, Babcock University spoke at the youth empowerment programme of the institution. At the event titled “Becoming the best of yourself “, Ebiesuwa…
Firm unveils ‘Testmaster’ software to boost teaching, learning in schools
As part of efforts to prepare students for academic success and enhance their performance in examinations, Testmaster educational limited has launched a new software to enhance students’ performance in mathematics and enable them maximise their potentials. Chief Operations Officer and co-founder, Testmaster Educational Limited, Ofir Zukovsky said the app was created to support teachers’ efforts in preparing students…