How to get teachers on board with EdTech

We’ve all heard about veteran educators who have been teaching the same way for years and are reluctant to integrate technology into their practice. Why should they? It’s scary to try something new, especially in front of a class of kids who seem to already be tech experts.  Here are four ways to make adapting [...]

FCT UBEB chairman promises quality education

Chairman of the FCT Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB), Dr. Kabir Ibrahim Matazu, has assured residents of quality primary education for all children. He gave the assurance during a three-day workshop for supervisory project coordinators (SPCs) and project coordinators (PCs) of the Physical Planning And Project Monitoring Department of the board which was organised last [...]

Nigerians deserve education system with good outcomes-UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund has said Nigeria youths deserve an education system with good learning outcomes where a nine- year-old with basic education can read, write and have excellent numeracy skills. UNICEF’s Country Representative, Peter Hawkins, spoke at the Naija Youth Talk organised by the organisation in collaboration with the Department for International Development [...]

The 2019 CEO Apprentice 2019 visit Rise Networks AI Labs

The Rise Labs hosted the finalists of Business Day’s “The CEO Apprentice 2019” on Friday, August 22nd, 2019. The participants were welcomed to the labs by our founder, Mrs. Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, she shared with them the lessons learnt from her journey so far and gave them advice that they will cherish for a lifetime. She [...]

NNPC/Total Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020 for Nigerian Students

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI), in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, is pleased to announce the commencement of  2019/2020 NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship application. The Total scholarship Selection  About Scholarship: Each year, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria (TUCN): Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Limited (Total E&P Nig Ltd) and Total Upstream Nigeria [...]

HOW A CHATBOT CAN HELP YOUR SCHOOL OR UNIVERSITY

Most of us are familiar with Alexa and Siri and have employed them to help us out in some way or other. In fact, Gartner predicts that by 2020, the average person will have more conversations with bots than with their spouse. And now chatbots similar to Alexa and Siri are finding their useful way into higher education and [...]

UNILAG organises innovative challenge Sept 3

Eleven student teams from various universities will pitch their innovative ideas to solve societal problems to a team of academic and industry experts at the Professor Ogindipe Innovative Challenge (POIC) next Tuesday at the Jelili Omotola Multipurpose Halls of the University of Lagos (UNILAG). At a press briefing to announce the challenge on Wednesday, Dean, [...]

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, [...]

16-Year-Old Girl Records 9As In 2019 WAEC Result

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 [...]

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 [...]

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