4 days ago
In the early1970s, 80s, and 90s, school farming was a major component of academic curriculum, and there were no exemptions as to who participated in practical agriculture. All students trooped to the farms on designated days.
The consequences of the skewed nature of the Nigerian state are boundless. One fundamental area in this regard is the undermining if not ossification of indigenous languages, especially that of the minorities.
8 May 2021
The successful launch of the “Learn at Home” audio e-learning platform, which provides free, online, and unlimited learning access to more than 100 million Nigerian youths across different levels of education, has reinforced the need for government at all levels to leverage technology to percolate access to quality and inclusive learning. The initiative, which is…
21 Mar 2021
To date, controversy still surrounds the Federal Government’s decision to remove history from the country’s basic education curriculum in 2007, even when it was scarcely taught as a core subject...
18 Feb 2021
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in conjunction with the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), has launched the new Igbo and Yoruba early grade...
27 Jan 2021
Author of Igho Goes to Farm (already approved for junior secondary school classes by the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council -NERDC), Mr. Anote Ajeluorou will be a guest writer at Jelosimi Art Centre, on Arowojobe Street, Oshodi, Lagos, on Friday, January 29, 2021. Time is 10.00 am. The book is rated as one of…
23 Oct 2020
Following prolonged school closure brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of children in Nigeria have been left without any formal school learning in the last six months, experts have said.
30 Aug 2020
Udoka Nwaehike is a graphics designer and printer. He is alo an events planner. He was just begining activities for the year after his yearly vacation in February...
5 Dec 2019
The Federal Government is mooting the idea of adding studies in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) into schools’ curricula at all levels of ‘education.
25 Jul 2019
For almost a decade, the federal government has stopped the teaching of history in primary and secondary schools. It is not known what the impact of such a step would have been.
5 Jun 2019
Well-grounded National Education Standards for Nigeria shall be cognizant of what it is required to be a truly Nigerian focussed but globally oriented...
25 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA) has identified the lack of an effective book policy as a major hinderance to the effective performance of the industry.