Category: Education

ekiti state

EKITI STATE SPENDS $3MILLION ON EDUCATION

THE World Bank has indicated its; intention to spend $3 Million on three government technical colleges in Ekiti State under the Bank’s Innovation and Development Effectiveness for Acquisition of Skills, IDEAS, programme This was disclosed during; a meeting of The World Bank Team with Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State,...

china

CHINA ONLINE EDUCATION HOLDS CONFERENCE

BEIJING, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire / — China Online Education Group (NYSE: COE) (’51Talk’ or the ‘Company’), a leading online education platform in China, with core expertise in English education, today announced that ; it will hold its annual general meeting of shareholders (the ‘AGM’) at 6th Floor Deshi Building...

Skeleton

Skeleton Shows Humans Learned To Walk Upright

The analysis of the world’s most complete skeleton of an early human ancestor, conducted by a research collaboration involving the University of Liverpool, offers conclusive evidence that human ancestors became efficient upright walkers while they were still substantially tree dwelling animals. The first bones of the 3.67 million old skeleton,...

Islamic University

Islamic University College, Ghana admits 350 fresh students

The Islamic University College, Ghana (IUCG) has offered admission to 350 students made up of 160 females and 190 males – representing 41 per cent and 59 per cent respectively. The students will be pursuing programmes in Communication, Business Administration, Religious Studies and the newly introduced diploma and degree courses...

Training

Technical University Begins Training In Drone Technology

The Accra Technical University (ATU) will from January next year commence training programmes in Drone Technology and 3-D Printing among other courses, Professor Edmund Ameko, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, said. He said the University had held discussions with A-Tech Group Korea Incorporation, a Korean company committed to building environmentally friendly technology...

Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili – I Will Solve Incessant ASUU Strike

The presidential candidate for the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has proffered solution to the frequent shut down of tertiary institutions over poor financing of education in the country. One of the ways she suggested was to convert the budgetary allocations to universities to grants. While expressing...

CMU

CMU signs MOUs With Nigerian Universities

Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) has signed Memoranda of Understanding with three Nigerian universities that will enhance cooperation between the local institution and Nigeria’s educational sector. A news release from the Jamaica Information Service ( JIS) named the institutions as Nigeria Maritime University (NMU), University of Lagos (UNILAG), and Ondo State...

Admission Letter

Travel Consultant Issues Fake Canadian Admission Letter

The police have nabbed a travel consultant, Babatunde Gbadamosi, for allegedly forging and issuing fake Canadian admission letter to prospective students. It was; gathered that Flymate Nigeria Limited approached Gbadamosi to help secure admission; to the University of Regina in Canada for the prospective students. Our correspondent learnt that the...

early

The Benefits Of Early Childhood Education

Children from low-income families who got intensive education early in life treat others with high levels of fairness in midlife, more than 40 years later, even when being fair comes at a high personal cost, according to a new study published today in Nature Communications. The 78 people in the...

Epilepsy

University Gets $2.5M Donation For Epilepsy Research

Epilepsy research efforts at Western University have received a big financial boost thanks to a $2.5-million donation from the school’s chancellor. Jack Cowin and his wife Sharon have made the contribution to help boost Western’s epilepsy programs; and services after experiencing first hand the impacts they have on people; when...

unesco

UNESCO Calls For More In Migrants’ Education

The U.N. culture and education agency says in a new report that more needs to be; done to integrate refugee children into national educational systems. UNESCO said in the report released in Berlin on Tuesday that better access to quality education would help both the new arrivals and their new...

Remedial

Why REMEDIAL & IJMB Programmes Was Established

The Federal University, Dutse (FUD) says the establishment of Remedial; and Interim Joint Matriculation Programmes, Kano campus, is to cater for candidates from Jigawa; Kano, Katsina and neighbouring states. The Registrar of the University, Mr Bukar Usman,who made the clarification in a statement in Dutse added that the move was...

Outstation

Benefits Of Joining An Outstation University

College days are; considered as some of the best and most crucial days of one’s life. While making the transition from school to college is; eagerly anticipated by some, others look at it with unease. This transition, in many cases, includes students who have to shift their base to study...

Kayode

Kayode – Universities Under Buhari Professors Earn More

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi on Monday criticised the decision of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embark on strike. According to him, tertiary institutions in the country had fared better under President Muhammadu Buhari. Kayode Fayemi said this in Paris at the end of the President’s interactive...

strikes

THE ASUU STRIKES AND IT’S MORASS

FOR the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU and other unions in the Nigerian tertiary education system, strikes have become almost annual rituals and culture since the end of the 1970s. Everybody who has gone through our public-funded university system suffered varying degrees of academic disruptions that negatively affected life...

Medical University

Tokyo Medical University to Accept Applicants Rejected

Tokyo Medical University on Wednesday announced measures to rectify the situation for applicants who were; rejected in 2017 and 2018 due to a rigged admissions process. A total of 101 students, many of them women, will be; allowed to attend classes from the start of the next school year if...

Latin America

What to Know About Earning a Degree in Latin America

Latin America universities can offer international students an affordable education and cultural immersion. When Mason Taylor spent a semester abroad in Chile – while an undergrad at the University of Oklahoma – he says he fell in love with the country. So much so that after he graduated he returned...

HSMC

HSMC Becomes Second Private University in Hong Kong

The Hang Seng Management College, HSMC has been; granted the status of a university, becoming the 11th such institution; and only the second private university in Hong Kong. The Chief Executive in Council approved its application to change its status on Tuesday. The school will now be called “The Hang...

Anchor University

Anchor University Introduces 14 Degree Programmes

In less than 18 months of academic activities, the management of Anchor University, Ayobo, Lagos, has introduced 14 degree courses for its undergraduate programme. The vice chancellor, Prof. Joseph Afolayan, told journalists yesterday in Lagos that the programmes were in line with the school’s determination to deepen its heritage and...

Delegates

200 Delegates Storm India for Education Summit

No fewer than 200 delegates from over 70 countries in Africa, Middle East and South East Asia are gathering in New Delhi for the 14th edition of higher education summit towards improving the university for the future. Dr Saravana Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource...

Computer Science

Computer Science Competition for Tertiary Students

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) says it is organising a competition for computer science students of tertiary institutions across the country. Prof. Stephen Onah, the Chief Executive Officer of the centre, disclosed this in an interview on Monday in Abuja. He said that prizes would be given to the overall...

Nigerian Senate

NIGERIAN SENATE PASSED A BILL, NEW INSTITUTION

Nigerian Senate; On Friday passed into third reading the bill seeking for the establishment; of a Specialised University of Science and Technology in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. Its passage came; 17 months after the federal government had earlier approved the establishment; of the University at its weekly Executive...

Mrs Noragbon Enogie Osaru

Mrs Noragbon Enogie Osaru, awarded by a car and N1m

”Mrs Noragbon Enogie Osaru, awarded by the car and N1million cash gifts handed to her by the Edo State governor,  Mr Godwin Obaseki,She is the 2nd best school administrator in Nigeria who also, holds the Edo State Best Teacher Award,. Mrs Noragbon Enogie Osaru, has pledged to do more for...

QUIZ

ENUGU STATE WINS NNPC QUIZ COMPETITION

Enugu State wins NNPC quiz competition,Master Okeke Tony of Spring of Life International School, Enugu, ;Scored 75 points to win the 2018 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Science quiz Competition in Abuja, On Tuesday. Igban Emmanuel of Ambassadors College, Ota, Ogun, took the second place with 65 points, while Alikah...