It was a gleeful afternoon that I checked in at the Civic Center Towers to meet a busy Emmanuel Aiyenitaju, ACCA. The interview was conducted in an ambience of conviviality, starting with a handshake at the reception. With initial dream of studying Medicine that didn’t materialize, Chemistry became the only option and the only option. […]
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For the first time in the history of higher education in the country, a draft national policy on Open Education Resources (OER) has been validated to address the dearth of learning resources in quality, quantity and currency in the subsector. This was the thrust of the decision reached by stakeholders at a one day symposium
A university teacher, Prof James Ogunji has canvassed a collaboration between parents, teachers and the church to ensure the overall development of the child. Ogunji who is from the Department of Education, Babcock University, Ilishan also emphasised the need to collectively model the children in the ways of God saying this would make the country
Provost, Orange Academy, Mr. Femi Odugbemi has advocated the need for the Federal Ministry of Education and experts in the education industry to review the schools curriculum, such that it will begin to produce entrepreneurs rather than skilled labourers. He noted that most Nigerian graduates realised upon leaving school that what they learnt does not
The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) yesterday said it would from this year stop the regularisation of all illegal admissions in tertiary institutions in the country. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this at this year’s meeting on Admissions Exercise for the Innovative Enterprise Institutions in Abuja. He said any admissions done under the
Yesterday the governor of Edo state, Mr. Godwin Obaseki stopped over at the Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) for an on-the-spot assessment of its facilities and the deplorable state of the infrastructure there is alarming. The governor decried the derelict state of the Institute and promised his government would work assiduously to put it in
Private schools are the relief to the rot in our National education system, opine some people. On the other side of the divide, others argue private school owners are only taking advantage of government inefficiency and neglect of the education sector, amassing profit in the process. Their motivation is hinged on turnover and nothing more.