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18 May 2019
Our goal as parents is to raise adults who are emotionally healthy and can thrive personally, socially and academically. Research continues to show that your child’s ability to work hard, endure struggle, fail, and try again may be the key to determining his or her long-term success. This is where “GRIT” comes in. What is…
7 May 2019
Alhaji Sulaiman Danjuma-Kura, Secretary, Kura Local Government Education Authority, Kano State says the authority has promoted 450 primary school teachers within the last 18 months. Danjuma-Kura disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Tuesday. He said the teachers were elevated to various grade levels as part of…
2 May 2019
Meadow Hall Foundation (MHF) a non-governmental organisation, which partners individuals, public and private organisations to implement sustainable initiatives, projects and programmes that support teachers, students, schools, and communities is set to hold its third edition of the education convention. The event, billed to hold on Saturday, May 4 at the Landmark Event Centre is titled,…
29 Apr 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari at the weekend pleaded with university lecturers to minimise strikes and back the Federal Government in its quest to provide qualitative education and right the prevailing anomalies in the sector. Speaking as the Visitor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) during its 41st convocation in Kaduna, the president deplored the incessant industrial actions…
26 Apr 2019
Secondary School teachers recruited in September 2018 by the Governor Ayodele Fayose-led administration yesterday protested against non-payment of their seven months’ salaries and requested the intervention of Governor Kayode Fayemi to end their plight. The teachers, numbering about 500 who converged at Ikere-Ekiti, said several efforts to get the attention of the government had not…
15 Apr 2019
The Adamawa Chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on Monday disbursed cheques worth N7 million to 78 retired teachers. Presenting the cheques in Yola, Mr Rodney Nathan, Chairman of the union, urged beneficiaries to invest the funds in profitable ventures. Nathan also advised next-of-kin to the deceased families to be fair to them.…
7 Feb 2019
Recurrent controversy and litigation over use of hijab in place of school uniforms has become part of needless issues in our quest for nation building. There should be elite consensus on the issue as soon as possible. While the nation is still smarting from the University of Ibadan International School’s crisis on the same issue,…
14 Dec 2018
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, yesterday disclosed that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration supports 60-65 years retirement age for teachers to improve basic and secondary education standard in the country. Adamu made the administration’s position known during a public hearing to insulate teachers from the retirement age for public servants organised by the House joint…
4 Nov 2018
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved N12bn for payment of teachers' and local councils salary arrears. He revealed this at a rally to receive members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Chief Andrew Orugbo and other opposition parties, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Orugbo, a former Commissioner in…
20 Oct 2018
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession. ‎ Adamu disclosed this while monitoring the 2018 Batch B Teacher Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) in Abuja on Saturday.‎ ‎ ‎The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
28 Aug 2018
Teachers from different schools in the Niger Delta have developed a curriculum that would guide the teaching of renewable energy in secondary schools and created learning aids that would help them impart their students the subject. They met in Warri, Delta State, for two days, brainstormed and discussed relevant topics, subjects, mechanism and processes that…
6 Jun 2018
If indications from the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) are anything to go by, no fewer than 22,000 teachers would take their Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) nationwide through a computer-based test. The TRCN said all arrangements have been concluded to conduct the 2018 Batch ‘A’ computer-based PQE for 22,000 would-be teachers in the 36…

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