Tunisia teachers protest after months on strike
Thousands of Tunisian teachers took to the capital's streets Wednesday to demand bonuses and improved working conditions months into a strike that has disrupted schools across the country. The demonstrators, heeding calls to protest by the country's powerful UGTT trade union confederation, gathered in the centre of Tunis to call on Education Minister Hatem Ben…
A call to teachers to save our students
Sir: Call it ‘save our soul,’ ‘send out succor’ or ‘save our ship,’ it is noteworthy that only a distress situation calls for SOS. SOS is historically believed to be Morse code sent by sailors to call for help when in a precarious situation. It seems to me that the teaching and learning situation, particularly…
Yobe State moves to tackle dearth of teachers
This was disclosed recently in Damaturu by the Yobe State Head of Service (H0S), Dauda Yahaya, while speaking on the dearth of teachers and technicians in the state’s civil service commission.
Yobe to employ more teachers
The Yobe governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, on Friday said the state government would employ more qualified teachers to promote quality education in schools.
Enugu Assembly cancels teachers’ recruitment, orders fresh exercise
A plan by the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit primary school teachers was stopped yesterday. The state House of Assembly cancelled the exercise and ordered a fresh one.
God forbid I end up as a teacher?
Let me make it public that studying education is a double honour. It is nothing but an advantage. A graduate of Chemistry Education can do most of the things, if not all the things that a graduate of Chemistry can do.