If there's anything people struggle to achieve as much as, if not more than, the elusive happiness, it's better productivity. However, just like the art of happiness, being more productive isn't rocket science either. The key is to work smarter, not harder. As the saying goes, “it’s not the number of hours you put into work, [...]
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When we talk about accessibility in education, we tend to offer a blinkered view on what it truly means, becoming drawn into primarily domestic debates of admission fees and entry requirements. However, the issue is much broader than this. The latest UN figures reveal that there are over 263 million young people out of full-time education globally, [...]
In recent years, the country has rushed to pursue “intelligent education.” Now its billion-dollar ed-tech companies are planning to export their vision overseas. Zhou Yi was terrible at math. He risked never getting into college. Then a company called Squirrel AI came to his middle school in Hangzhou, China, promising personalized tutoring. He had tried [...]
The global scene of education has opened its avenues, accommodating students from various backgrounds to further their studies in universities of their choice. However, most of these institutions have their academic requirements, which must be met before admission. Some of them include standardised test or exams that must be passed by students before they can [...]
It is no longer news that Nigeria has the highest number of out-of-school children in the world – about 16 million. Some stakeholders are calling on the government to see how the private sector can help, reports KOFOWOROLA BELO-OSAGIE. It is not debatable that the huge number of out-of-school children is giving Nigeria a negative [...]
The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has given update on the outcome of the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Mr Olu Adenipekun, WAEC’s Head of National Office (HNO), while briefing newsmen in Lagos State, said a total of 1,020,519 candidates, who sat for the 2019 May/June WASSCE for schools, obtained credits and [...]
Technology is having an increasingly transformational impact on education, affecting a broad range of areas from how students learn, to how educators enhance their own skills, enrich classroom environments; as well as impacting how administrators manage grades, maintain security and track payments. Previously, in order to access the wealth of knowledge in books, one had [...]
A graduate of Jesuit Memorial College, Port Harcourt, Chizobam Stephany, has come out impeccably in the just concluded West African Senior Schools Certificate Examination (WASSCE), as she scooped a stunning nine Alphas/Distinctions across all the nine subjects she sat for. The 16-year-old genius from Imo state emerged the youngest best WAEC candidate in this history [...]
Four leading commercial banks in the country have offered free scholarships to first 100 candidates that wrote this year’s unified tertiary matriculation examinations. The banks are offering the top 100 UTME candidates scholarships to study in tertiary institutions of their choice across the country. The list of the 100 candidates that came top of the [...]
Odutola Dolapo and Grace Idowu Emerge National Champions of 2019 Nigeria Spelling Bee GalleryAmazing Facts, Blog, Classwork Support, Cool Tips, e-mentor, editorials, Education, Quizzes & Fun, Scholarship & Competition, technology
Odutola Dolapo of Montclair College, Ogun State has emerged the Senior National Champion of the 2019 Season of Nigeria Spelling Bee. In the same vein, Grace Idowu also of Montclair College is the Junior Champion of the national literary competition. These Spellers have won for themselves a #1,000,000 scholarship and a #100,000 cash prize for [...]