How AI Is Changing The Education Industry

Artificial Intelligence is now a part of our normal lives. We are surrounded by this technology from automatic parking systems, smart sensors for taking spectacular photos, and personal assistance. Similarly, Artificial Intelligence in education is being felt, and the traditional methods are changing drastically. The academic world is becoming more convenient and personalized thanks to [...]

2020 UTME: JAMB asks candidates to get NIN

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) has called on all prospective candidates for its 2020 UTME to acquire the National Identification Number(NIN). The board’s Spokesman, Dr Fabian Benjamin said on Tuesday that the aim was to ensure the biometric and other necessary details of a candidate were captured, to check examination malpractice. Benjamin said in [...]

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 [...]

Benefits of Webinars for Online Education

With Internet technology, it is possible to get connected with people everywhere across the globe at any time we want. A web based seminar or webinar is a presentation, lecture, workshop or a seminar conducted over the internet using video conferencing software. During which the host uses conferencing equipment and multimedia to connect to viewers [...]

JAMB to use NIN for 2020 UTME registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said it would use the National Identity Number issued by the National Identity Management Commission for the conduct of 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, stated this when the Director of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Mr Dasuki Arabi, visited him at the [...]

NECO releases May/June 2019 exam results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has released the June/July 2019 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results. The result was released barely a month after the conduct of the examination. Acting Registrar and Chief Executive of the NECO, Mr Abubakar Gana, while announcing the results at the NECO Headquarters in Minna, Niger State, said 1,151,016 sat [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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