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 [...]

Six Exams You Should Consider If You Want To Study Abroad

The global scene of education has opened its avenues, accommodating students from various backgrounds to further their studies in universities of their choice. However, most of these institutions have their academic requirements, which must be met before admission. Some of them include standardised test or exams that must be passed by students before they can [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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