Category: Education

Uganda

UGANDA STUDIES WILDLIFE AS SUBJECT IN SCHOOL

The Uganda Wildlife Conservation Education Centre (UWCEC) has; pledged to assist schools in teaching pupils about wildlife protection and animal preservation. This initiative is aimed at being; adopted as a new subject within the country’s educational curriculum. The move will see pupils being taught about species which are; constantly under...

director of education

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION CHALLENGE TEACHERS

The Volta Regional Director of Education Challenge Teachers, Enyonam Afi Amafuga, has; bemoaned the poor level of literacy and numeracy skills of teachers in Ghana especially at the lower levels of education. She observed that; the basic levels of education are where literacy and numeracy skills are critical in the...

remittance

REMITTANCE DUES SUSPENDED BY LASU TO ASUU

The Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, has; suspended the remittance of check-off dues for its lecturers who are members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The university Spokesman, Mr Ademola Adekoya, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. Adekoya said that;...

AAUA

AAUA, DENIES INCREASE IN SCHOOL FEES

AKURE – MANAGEMENT of the AAUA ,Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, has said there was no further increment in the fees. In a chat with newsmen, the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, of the institution, Prof. Francis Gbore described social media reports about; the increment as false, challenged any student to...

Borno releases

BORNO RELEASES N200M FOR STUDENT BURSARY

Borno releases N200m by State Government on Friday says; it has commenced disbursement of N200 million education allowance to over 14, 000 students in tertiary institutions in the country. The Commissioner for; Higher Education, Abubakar Hassan, told journalists in Maiduguri, the state capital that the bursaries would be paid; to...

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Increasing your chances of getting the varsity spot you want

Now that VCE results day is well and truly over; the next step for some Victorian students is securing that coveted spot at university. While that may seem like a daunting task, new research from the Grattan Institute shows there’s plenty of good news for school-leavers and that extra preferences,...

grade

I Lost My Job Warning Varsity Bosses About Grade Inflation

When I raised concerns that students were; receiving good grade for low quality work, senior staff were hostile There’s a widespread view that the university system has become soft, and that the qualifications it offers have become easier to gain. Universities say that improved grade reflect an improvement in teaching...

JAMB STATED

JAMB STATED WHAT WILL HAPPEN THIS YEAR

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board JAMB stated that; any candidate with biometric challenge will now have to come to its Headquarters in Abuja to resolve the issue, as well as write the examination. JAMB stated that it took; the decision after it discovered that many candidates use issues of...

number

DEBATE: Government to cut the number of university courses

Gillian Keegan MP, parliamentary private secretary to the Treasury and co-author of the foreword to the Onward report, says YES. The government should cut the number of low-value university places and steer people towards better options. Analysis of government data by the think tank Onward finds that going to university...

teachers college

TEACHERS COLLEGE SCRAPPED IN KANO STATE

Members of the class 1978 Wudil Teachers College Old Student Association (WUTCOSA) in Kano state have expressed concern over; the scrapping of Teacher Training Colleges, blaming the development for the rot in the country’s education system. The association noted; with concern in a statement released through its Public Relations Officer,...

minimum wage

MINIMUM WAGE IMPROVES EDUCATIONAL SECTOR

The workers have joined voices on payment of minimum wage with the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) who are also currently protesting in Abuja, the nation’s capital. EDO STATE In Edo State, workers are out on the streets protesting. The workers insist that President Muhammadu Buhari should forward...

jamb registration 2019

JAMB REGISTRATION 2019 STEPS TO FOLLOW

This is to inform the general public the steps for Jamb Registration 2019,  that the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will commence the sale of forms on the 10th of January 2019. The closing date; for the sale of forms is on the 21st of February 2019 and the...

LAUTECH commence

LAUTECH COMMENCE ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES 2019

Ibadan – The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH COMMENCE , Ogbomoso, Oyo state, has; commenced academic activities fully for the 2018/2019 session. LAUTECH commence the lecturers across the various faculties resumed lectures on Monday with students excited that; the prolonged strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities...

SUDANESE

SUDANESE AUTHORITIES ARRESTED OVER PROTEST

Sudanese security authorities arrested several faculty members from Khartoum University on Sunday after they joined anti-government protests that; have posed the most serious challenge to President Omar al-Bashir’s rule. The arrests came amid fresh demonstrations in Khartoum and Wad Madani in response to a call by a coalition of professional...

PDP assures

PDP ASSURES UNINTERRUPTED SCHOOL CALENDAR

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP assures, has given assurance that; if elected back to power in 2019, it will ensure an uninterrupted education calendar in the sector. Mrs Jennifer Atiku, wife of the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, gave the assurance in her remarks at the flag-off of the...

4 scholarships

4 SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR STUDENT 2019

4 Scholarships available for student 2019, If you’ve always dreamed of studying abroad but lack the financial means to do so, then perhaps landing a scholarship can make your dream come true. Even if you’ve already completed your Bachelor’s degree, you can still study abroad by pursuing a 4 scholarships...

ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC

ABIA STATE POLYTECHNIC RESUMPTION ANNOUNCED

The Management of Abia State Polytechnic Aba has; approved resumption of work and academic activities of the Polytechnic after the Christmas break. This  has confirmed; according to Mrs Comfort Nwabughogu Ag Registrar;, The academic activities has been scheduled; to kickoff from in Abia State Polytechnic Monday 7th January 2019;. All...

2019 ELECTIONS

2019 ELECTIONS NOT FOR US SAYS ASUP

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has said that its nationwide strike is not for 2019 elections. which it embarked upon since December 12, 2018 is not targeted at sabotaging the government and has nothing to do with the 2019 elections, but a struggle to get government live to...

studying chemistry

THE IMPACT OF STUDYING CHEMISTRY

What is the impact of studying chemistry, and why would you want to learn about it? Chemistry is the study of matter and its interactions with other matter and energy. Here’s a look at the importance of chemistry and why you should study it. Chemistry has a reputation; for being...

VICTORIA COLLEGE

VICTORIA COLLEGE MONITORS FUNDING IN TEXAS

Victoria College of higher learning will be keeping a close eye on the 86th legislative session for state funding for grants and projects. Victoria College officials are monitoring a few issues that are policy priorities for the Texas Association of Community Colleges. David Hinds, president of Victoria College, said; he...

wine

WINE EDUCATION MARKS 50 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

The WTSET was; founded in 1969 by The Vintners’ Company, Wine and Spirit Association of Great Britain (now WSTA), Institute of Masters of Wine and Worshipful Company of Distillers as; a charitable trust to serve the growing educational needs of the UK wine and spirits industry. Three qualifications; were offered...

IRANIAN

IRANIAN STUDENTS ON SERIOUS PROTEST

Hundreds of Iranian students held protests; for a second day on Sunday, calling for university officials; to resign over a bus crash that killed 10, state news agency IRNA said. The demonstrating students reportedly carried photos of victims of Tuesday’s crash at a square leading to the university, in a...

LAWS

LAWS MADE IN POLYTECHNIC IBADAN

A total number of; 9,549 students of the Polytechnic Ibadan, makes laws have been awarded; National and Higher National diplomas, the rector of, Prof. Olatunde Fawole, has said, in Polytechnic ibadan Also, the chairman of the Governing Council, Professor Isaac Adebayo, said to enhance performance of the institution, some administrative...

teachers fight

TEACHERS FIGHT TO EXTEND RETIREMENT AGE

A bill seeking for the extension of the retirement age of basic and secondary schools’ teachers fight from 60 to 65 years has been presented to the National Assembly, with Minister of Education Adamu Adamu saying, at a public hearing on the proposed bill that allowing teachers stay longer in...