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. [...]

JAMB kicks against establishment of new universities

Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has called on the Federal Government to place an embargo on the establishment of new universities. Oloyede stated this during the 4th convocation lecture of Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa state last weekend. The Registrar, in the board’s Weekly Bulletin released by JAMB’s [...]

Lagos to integrate sexual education in curriculum

The Lagos State Government will integrate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the curriculum of Non-Formal Vocational Training Schools. This, the government said, is to improve the lives of young persons and contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal target by 2030. According to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Dr [...]

7 ROLES FOR ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION

Artificial Intelligence is no longer just contained in science fiction films. It is increasingly becoming a significant part of our everyday lives. We already use tools like Siri and Amazon’s Alexa and are just beginning to see the possibilities of AI in education. And, we should expect to see more. The Artificial Intelligence Market in the [...]

WHY YOU SHOULD USE LIVE STREAMING IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Live streaming may be one of the more effective ways to engage your students in the learning process. The concept of live streaming has generated immense popularity on social media platforms. If you’ve recorded or watched a live vlog, then already you’ve been part of live streaming. Maybe you’ve engaged with live streaming by marking [...]

Making The Most of The School Holidays

It is the favourite time for children everywhere, Schools are about to start preparing for the close of session and there is a long break to look forward to. It is time to watch movies and go out and hang out with friends. Yes, it is time for all these things but there are also [...]

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, [...]

Nine Ways Tech Will Soon Impact Education

In addition to computers, students of today often have access to such tech as smart boards and tablets as learning aids. In fact, technology has become so integrated into education that many are looking to once-futuristic, now realistic tech such as augmented and virtual realities (AR and VR) to lead the way in the next-generation [...]

Features of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places. Progressive learning (like our 21st Century Model, for example) environments. Highly-effective and conducive to student-centered learning. But what does that mean? The reality is, there is no single answer because teaching and learning are awkward to consider as single events or individual “things.” This [...]

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