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. [...]

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 [...]

Elearning Trends You Should Follow

ELearning Trends: Which You Should Definitely Follow Teaching methods have changed drastically over the years; from traditional classrooms and online webinars to high-tech methods using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality (AR). Naturally, most eLearning entrepreneurs fancy jumping onto the bandwagon. Technology like this seems to be the silver bullet right now, but it’ll be [...]