How technology can help break down barriers of accessibility in education

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, [...]

China has started a grand experiment in AI education. It could reshape how the world learns.

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 [...]

Six Exams You Should Consider If You Want To Study Abroad

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 [...]

How low-cost schools can boost student enrollment

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 [...]

WAEC gives breakdown of candidates’ performance in May/June WASSCE

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 [...]

Four commercial banks offer varsity scholarships to top 100 UTME candidates

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

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 [...]

Out of school children in Nigeria hits 16 million

The immediate past Education Minister, Mr. Adamu Adamu on Wednesday said that the number of out-of-school children in the country now stood at over 16 million. Adamu, who is also one of the 43 ministerial nominees submitted to the Senate for screening and confirmation stated this while answering questions in the Senate chamber. The new [...]

Best Time Management Tips

One of the most effective skills you can have in life is powerful and effective time management. If you're not managing your time well, there's no way you're going to reach your goals at work and the life outside of it. Sure, you might make some progress. But your time management will be an uphill battle if [...]

Six Classroom Management Tips Every Teacher Can Use

Effective teachers are passionate about educating their students. They want to spend their time teaching, not dealing with classroom disruptions. Here are some classroom management tips to help teachers settle problems, or prevent them from occurring, so that they can spend more of the classroom hour on teaching and learning. 1. Take Charge of Your [...]

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