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Buhari appoints Baba Haruna as Rector, Federal Polytechnic Bida

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Baba Aliyu Haruna as the Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Bida. This was contained in a statement signed by the Minister of Education, Alhaji Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday May 17 2023, in Minna, Niger state capital. According to the statement, the 5-year appointment is effective from May 21. The minister said, “I […]

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Dissatisfaction follows SUG elections at Tai Solarin University of Education

In what was supposed to be an exciting event to usher in new leaders for the Student Union at Tai Solarin University of Education, eligible voters have expressed their frustration, claiming intentional disenfranchisement and an inability to cast their votes for their preferred candidates. The Student Union elections at Tai Solarin University of Education have

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eLearning Africa 2023: Africa’s largest Edtech conference focuses on AI and Innovation in Education

All is set to host the 16th edition of the eLearning Africa annual conference and exhibition.  The event, happening from Wednesday, May 24th – Friday, May 26 2023 at Abou Diouf Conference Centre (CICAD) in Dakar, Senegal will focus on digital innovation and Artificial Intelligence in the continent. Speaking on the event, eLearning Africa Founder

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APPLY: 2023 Global Africa Translation Fellowship

The 2023 Africa Institute’s Global Africa Translation Fellowship welcomes applications from across the Global South for a grant of up to $5,000 to complete translations of works from the African continent and its diaspora, into English or Arabic. This is a non-residential fellowship that allows the recipient scholar to complete the work outside of The

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Police detain Principal, as Parents protest exclusion of children from WAEC exams in Rivers

Operatives of Borokiri Police Division in Rivers State led by the Divisional Police Officer have detained the Principal of Community Secondary School (CSS), Borokiri, Port Harcourt for allegedly excluding students of the school from the list of registered candidates sitting for the ongoing examination by West African Examination Council (WAEC). Trouble started when some of

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Introducing our board: Olunifesi Adekunle Suraj

Olunifesi Adekunle Suraj is an accomplished communicator who is honoured to be called to serve on the board of Edugist, an impact newsroom and lab telling the story of education and providing relevant data to advance education and youth development in Africa. Specialising in new, digital, social media, information communication technology (ICT) and multimedia, Suraj

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You’re worst culprits of exam malpractice, WAEC replies private school owners

The West African Examinations Council(WAEC) has insisted that private schools are the worst culprits among social agents aiding malpractice in its West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the country. The council said it had never claimed that public schools were not also guilty of examination malpractice but the fact remains that private schools

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Introducing our board: Morten Ugelvig Andersen

Morten Ugelvig Andersen has over a decade of experience inspiring, activating and accelerating the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and is honoured to serve on the board of Edugist, an impact newsroom and lab giving telling the story of education and providing data to advance education and youth development in Africa. A dedicated dad, and chief executive

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Edves Catalyst 2023 to lead audacious conversations that stimulate innovation

Edves, one of the pioneering educational technology companies, in Nigeria has announced the highly anticipated event of the year, the seventh edition of Edves Catalyst 2023 on June 3, 2023. This groundbreaking tech and non-tech education conference, scheduled to be held in the vibrant city of Lagos, aims to revolutionise the African education landscape by

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Mathematics

“Teching” Up Math: Enhancing Mathematical Proficiency with Technology

There’s a huge problem with math education right now! Basically, no one seems to have a comprehensive diagnosis of the problem (is it possible?). To learners, they think it’s disconnected, uninteresting and difficult. Teachers are frustrated! Those that “survived” the subject at various levels can’t apply what they’ve learnt because they think they don’t know

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Digital education for the future of work: Preparing students for the 21st-century job market

It is crucial that education adapts to prepare students for the 21st-century workforce as the job market continues to evolve and become more technologically driven. Digital education has become a formidable tool for educators to provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the future of work. What then is digital

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Road to wealth of top 5 world billionaires show influence of schools attended

The richest people in the world are fond of investing in real estate and exclusive properties. Many stories of the richest men in the world seem to portray them as people rising to riches through a combination of smarts, pluck and initiative. These rags-to-riches stories may be true for a small number of the richest

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APPLY: University Of Oxford 2023 CSAE Visiting Fellowship Programme for Africans

The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) at the University of Oxford is awarding a fellowship opportunity to African citizens currently pursuing a career in economics. The CSAE Visiting Fellowship scheme supports a residency in Oxford from January to March, including flights, accommodation, and a small stipend. Eligibility criteria Applications are welcomed from

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I share my experiences with new students – Akins

Akintunde Emmanuel Adediji is a Nigerian individual hailing from Gbongan, Osun State. He embarked on his secondary school journey in 2001 at Methodist Grammar School Elekuro in Ibadan, Oyo State, for his junior secondary education. Following that, he pursued his senior secondary education at Oyo State School of Science in Pade, Oyo State. This period

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APPLY: WHO/TDR 2023 Postgraduate Scholarship for Developing Countries  

The School of Public Health, University of Antioquia in Medellin, Colombia, is pleased to announce a new extension to the Call for Applications for the award of TDR Postgraduate Training Scholarships for a two year Master of Public Health (MPH) postgraduate programme, with specialisation in implementation science, for the academic session 2023–2025, beginning in August

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Methodist Bishop donates educational materials to Cross River Schools

In an effort to contribute his quota towards the development of education in Nigeria, the Bishop, Diocese Of Atamunu, Methodist Church in Cross River State, Rt. Rev. Barr. Otuekong Ukut, has donated educational materials worth millions of Naira to two schools in the State. The learning materials are to aid particularly indigent pupils and students

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