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 [...]

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 [...]

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites. 1. Codecademy Codecademy is the perfect place for aspiring [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

KELLOGG offers N5m scholarship to pupils

Kellogg Tolaram LFTZ Enterprise, makers of the leading breakfast cereal, plans to offer monetary award in form of scholarships worth N5m to 50 primary school pupils across three states who have performed excellently in the recently concluded essay competition tagged “Kellogg’s Superstars”. Kellogg’s Superstars contest is a school-based essay writing competition designed for primary school [...]

KELLOGG offers N5m scholarship to pupils

Kellogg Tolaram LFTZ Enterprise, makers of the leading breakfast cereal, plans to offer monetary award in form of scholarships worth N5m to 50 primary school pupils across three states who have performed excellently in the recently concluded essay competition tagged “Kellogg’s Superstars”. Kellogg’s Superstars contest is a school-based essay writing competition designed for primary school [...]

JAMB gives verdicts on 2019 UTME

Dr Emmanuel Ndukwe, Chairman, Governing Board, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has described the process and the conduct of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) as credible. Ndukwe’s appraisal was contained in the board’s weekly bulletin (Vol. 1, No 26) made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja. [...]

What Is Educational Technology?

Educational technology is a systematic application of relevant technological processes and resources in teaching, with a goal to improve students’ performance. It involves a disciplined approach to identifying the needs of students, applying technology in instructions, and tracking their performance. Many people are wondering: what do you mean by educational technology? There are many definitions of the concept, [...]

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