Leverage technology to bridge unequal learning gaps, groups tell Govts
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…
Nigeria’s unending vilification of history in schools
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...
Ajeluorou to mentor school children at Jelosimi Arts Centre
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…
Students at risk of losing important learning gains, experts lament
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.
Caution over integration of human trafficking into curricula of schools
The Federal Government is mooting the idea of adding studies in Trafficking in Persons (TIP) into schools’ curricula at all levels of ‘education.
Re-introduction of history and matters arising
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.
Publishers deplore absence of book policy for industry growth
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.
Osinbajo should chair council for capital market master plan
It is no longer news that the Nigerian equities market, with a disappointing record of -18.84 per cent Year-to-Date return, was among the poor performing stock markets...