Experts Advocate Skills-based Education System

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Discussants at the Accenture Nigeria Alumni Network event recently held in Lagos with the theme ‘Re-imagine Education for the Fourth Industrial Revolution’, have advocated a purposeful basic education system in Nigeria that equips children with skills by taking advantage of the opportunities provided by modern technology. This was part of the company’s corporate social responsibility …read more →

Basic Education: Edo Govt. engages mothers to monitor standards, report errant school administrators

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The Edo State Government has engaged mothers as key stakeholders in the school system to monitor standards in its renewed effort to strengthen the basic education sector in the state. Acting Chairman, State Universal Basic Education (SUBEB) and Special Adviser to the Governor of Edo State on Basic Education, Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe, charged the …read more →

Teachers Dare el-Rufai, Shut Down Kaduna Schools

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Academic activities at the public primary and secondary schools were paralysed yesterday in Kaduna State following the strike action embarked upon by teachers. The teachers shut down public schools despite the threat by the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, to dismiss any teacher absent from duty following calls by the Nigeria Union of Teachers …read more →

Minister calls for implementation of Teacher Education Policy

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The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that the implementation of the National Teacher Education Policy  will improve the quality of teachers and the learning process. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Adamu, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Sunny Echono, said this in Abuja on Thursday …read more →