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 [...]

Google’s ‘Code with Google’ providing coding education resource for teachers

Google  is offering a new coding resource for educators via Code with Google, which collects Google’s own free course curriculum on teaching computer science and a variety of programs to help students learn to code or build on their existing skills, with stuff for people at all levels of ability. The Code with Google resources extend beyond just [...]

Nigeria school food scheme revolutionizing education

Free meals programme has fed nearly seven million pupils in about 40,000 schools and changed the nature of education. Abeokuta, Nigeria - Dozens of children cheer at the Baptist Nursery and Primary School compound in Bode-Ijaiye suburb of Abeokuta city, the capital of Ogun state, as their friends try to outpace each other on a 100-metre dash in a dusty field. Ogun [...]

USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO BOOST STUDENT RETENTION RATES

Tertiary institutions struggle with low retention rates. Only 40% of students complete a 4-year degree within 6 years at the same institution where they started their studies. Student retention is a matter of great importance to institutions. For institutions that depend on tuition, low retention rates have serious financial consequences. That is apart from the huge negative [...]

Edtech fair brace Nigeria students for entrepreneurship in technology

The Lagos edition of Africa Education Technology fair with the theme, Application of Technology to enhance human capacity development and innovation in Africa, was held at the Muson Centre, Onikan Lagos State Nigeria on the 28th and 29th of June 2019. It nurtured the next generation of technology entrepreneurs in Africa. It convened key players, [...]

Passnownow Presents Tech Careers Summer Masterclass For Teens

Passnownow.com, Nigeria’s leading online learning platform that’s digitally democratizing access to education content for Nigerian Students and Teachers presents the 2019 Tech Careers Summer Masterclass for Teens at The Rise Labs, 8a Adebayo Mokuolu Street, Beside Hotel Newcastle, Anthony Village, Lagos. The program starts on 5th of August and runs till the 2nd of September (4 weeks) from 10am – 4pm twice [...]

Can Ed-tech Devices Make Students More Employable?

The job market is consistently evolving, period. Some of the jobs that existed a decade back have either become obsolete or gone extinct today. This phase of societal evolution is challenging - if not daunting - for not just students and workforce in the making but teachers as well. For teachers, the challenge is super [...]

Foundation calls for free girl-child education

The In-Country representative of the Malala Yousafzai Foundation, Crystal Musa, has called for the free compulsory education of the girl child in Nigeria for at least 12 years. Musa stated this in Yola, Adamawa State, at the validation of a baseline study report on the community-led Action For Girl Education Project in Adamawa on Thursday. [...]

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