Formulating a viable book policy for a depressed economy
Today, leaders in publishing across the world will meet in Lagos to chart a path to a sustainable future in Africa’s publishing. Coming shortly after the world celebrated two significant cultural...
How poor policy implementation, loss of land frustrate agric in schools
Izunna Ugoeze was born into a very well-to-do family from Anambra State. As he grew up with his siblings, his parents were topnotch business persons, who traded in imported goods.
Sidmach drives smart education, partners Microsoft
Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, famous indigenous software developer company- has unveiled a one-stop destination for total school management.
NERDC cautions publishers against smuggling unapproved textbooks into schools
Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC), Prof. Ismail Junaidu has warned publishers against moving unapproved textbooks...
Nigeria reintroduces History in 2018/2019 academic session
The Nigeria Education Research and Development Council (NERDC) is set to reintroduce History as a subject, beginning from the 2018/2019 academic session. The NERDC Executive Secretary, Prof. Ismail Junaidu, told the News agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that the curriculum is ready. He said that the subject would now be a standalone…
Reps to probe NECO, JAMB over alleged unethical books in schools
The House of Representatives has disclosed a plan to probe the National Examination Council (NECO) and the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
NAPTIP seeks inclusion of human trafficking studies in non-tertiary school curriculum
Julie Okah-Donli, who stated this in Abuja during a meeting with management of the Nigeria Educational Research Development Council (NERDC), explained that a speedy approval by the National Council on Education...
Government reinstates Christian, Islamic studies as separate subjects
The Federal Government yesterday ordered the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to make Christian Religious Knowledge and Islamic Religious Knowledge distinctive subjects in the basic education curriculum.
Religion and curriculum hoopla
Even those respected elders whose voice should be the voice of hope and reason, now appear so disillusioned that some of them today seem to regret fighting to keep this country together as one indivisible country.