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OSPOLY: Osun deputy governor assures protesting students of resumption

In a pivotal moment for the protesting students of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, Deputy Governor Kola Adewusi and Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Prince Adewale Egbedun pledged their commitment to resolving the ongoing issues that have led to the suspension of academic activities. The assurance came during separate addresses to the protesting […]

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JAMB outstanding candidate scores 8 distinctions in WAEC

Kamsiyochukwu Umeh, the outstanding achiever who emerged as the top candidate in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), continues to impress with her exceptional academic aptitude. She has once again demonstrated her remarkable capabilities by achieving remarkable results in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The performance of the 16-year-old Anambra student who

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New Zealand Election: National Party to ban use of phones in schools

The National Party has pledged to prohibit students from using their phones while at school if they win the election. However, the implementation of this policy will ultimately be left to individual schools to decide. This move aims to align New Zealand with certain Australian states that already enforce similar regulations. Christopher Luxon, the opposition

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UNESCO urges global ban of smartphones in schools

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has made an appeal to policymakers and governments worldwide to prohibit the usage of smartphones within educational settings. This measure is aimed at addressing disruptions in classrooms, enhancing learning environments, and safeguarding children against cyberbullying. According to Audrey Azoulay, the Director-General of UNESCO, as stated in

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Makinde appoints VC for Emmanuel Alayande University of Education

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed Olanrewaju Olaniyan as the vice-chancellor of Emmanuel Alayande University of Education, Oyo. The governor made the announcement on Wednesday while receiving the reports from the chairmen of the Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital and the Emmanuel Alayande University of Education Planning and Implementation Committees, at the Executive Council

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Ogun trains teachers to spur STEM education

The Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology has conducted a training programme aimed at enhancing the pedagogical approach of educators and promoting educational excellence. Over 750 teachers specialising in science, echnology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects, 20 Zonal Education Officers (ZEOs), and 80 education officers participated in the programme. Commencing with a three-week

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UK higher education pacing toward a strong fall enrolment amid mixed market trends

In its latest data release on 13 July 2023, the United Kingdom’s central applications service, UCAS, unveiled a promising surge in international student applications for the 2023/24 undergraduate programs. The figures, collected up until the 30 June application deadline, reflect a 2.4% rise in application volume compared to the previous year. UCAS reported a total

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The idea of working with NASA or SpaceX has stuck with me — Nwanma

Vincent Nwanma is a 21-year-old first class graduate from Adeleke University, Osun. He emerged as the best graduating student of the department of mechanical engineering for the 2022/2023 academic session. He speaks with Edugist on his long-term career goals and opportunities available in the field of engineering. Excerpts: Please share with Edugist, a little about

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