Tagged: Education

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ARE STATE UNIVERSITIES ON ASUU STRIKE

State Universities may have; also noticed that ASUU’s demands over the past 10 years has always been about earned allowances, release of fund for the revitalization of ‘public universities’, release of operational license to Nigerian University Employees Pension Company and a few more. It then beats my imagination why lecturers...

Promoter of Precious Cornerstone University,

Precious Cornerstone University Produces Employers

Promoter of Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Bishop Francis Wale Oke, has said the institution will strive to produce graduates that are employers of labour. He disclosed that; 90 students from 16 states were; admitted to pursue various courses as; pioneer students. He said the precious cornerstone university would operate at...

World’s Oldest Periodic Table Found In University Lab – Pics

A periodic table uncovered during a laboratory clear-out is; believed to be the oldest in the world. The teaching chart dating from around 1885 was; discovered in the chemistry department at St Andrews University. Work has been; undertaken to authenticate and preserve the large, fragile chart after it was; found...

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Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor. Mr Modibbo will be at Oxford from January to May 2019, conducting research and presenting papers in three broad areas. He will be focusing on areas...

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These Korean celeb had their university degrees cancelled

After celeb Cnblue’s Jung Yonghwa was; suspected to have received preferential treatment for his admission into a Master’s programme at Kyunghee University, the Ministry of Education started looking into other universities who might have pulled the same stunt. According to My Daily, a meeting was; held to discuss whether preferential...

University switches off social media to help student well-being

A university is switching off all its social media channels for a few days as an example to encourage its students to try their own “digital detox”. De Montfort University, in Leicester, wants to highlight how; “unrestrained social media use” can be harmful to the mental health of young people....

Al-Azhar

Al-Azhar University Overturns Expulsion of Student Over Hug

Al-Azhar university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy in the conservative country. The young man appeared in a video carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a woman; and then hugging her, in what...

COWBELLPEDIA 2019

COWBELLPEDIA 2019 COMPETITION APPLY NOW

This is to inform Principals, Teachers, Parents and Guardians, that the Cobellpedia 2019 has announced the commencement of registration for the 2019/2020 edition of the Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz. COWBELLPEDIA REGISTRATION PERIOD: Registration for the  CowbellPedia 2019 National Examination begins on Monday October 1st 2018. Early registrations are;...

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION

HEALTHCARE EDUCATION COMPANY PACKS AWARDS

Learna Ltd, a healthcare education company based at Cardiff Medicentre, has; won a Silver Award in the flagship competition for the educational sector. The Learning Technology Awards, which took place in London, saw Learna fight off stiff competition in its sector to come second to the multi-national online language training...

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...

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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...

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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;...

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university Student Expelled For Hugging

Egypt’s Al-Azhar university has; confirmed the expulsion of a female student after she appeared in a video hugging a male colleague, accusing her of undermining the school’s reputation. The video, which went viral earlier this month, showed a young man carrying a bouquet of flowers kneeling before a young woman...

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...

DR. EZEKWESILI

DR. EZEKWESILI SCHOLARSHIP FOR NIGERIAN WOMEN

ABUJA – IN a bid to encourage the girl-child education, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has launched a scholarship programme for Nigerian women to study at Nexford, an American university. DR.Ezekwesili Ezekwesili recently joined; the Global Advisory Board of Nexford University...

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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,...

Capsule

Varsity Discovers Time Capsule Containing Sports Equipment

A treasure trove of items including sporting relics, a bottle of Bell’s whisky, and old newspapers from 1969 have been discovered in a time capsule at a university sports pavilion. The capsule was discovered during £20 million redevelopment work at Stirling University’s Gannochy Sports Centre. Among the items inside were...

Dominion

Dominion University To Begin Operation October

Academic activities at the Dominion University, Ibadan, will begin in October 2019. This was; made known by the founder of the university; and presiding Bishop of Victory International Church; Bishop Taiwo Adelakun, while speaking with Tribune Online in Ibadan Adelakun, while reacting to the approval of Dominion University; by the Federal...

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...

Medical students

MEDICAL STUDENTS CHARGED TO WORK HARDER

Dr Wilson Imogan, a medical practitioner told medical students; tasked inducted medical students of the Igbinedion University, Okada to be committed to their study and become professionals that; would contribute to the health of the nation. Imogan gave the task on; Wednesday in his keynote address at the third “White...

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APPLY FOR MICROSOFT NIGERIA RECRUITMENT 2019

Microsoft Nigeria If you have unique experiences, skills and passions-and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of what you can do, where you can go,...

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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...

AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY

AL-QALAM UNIVERSITY SAID NO STUDENT KIDNAP

Al-Qalam University, Katsina has; described as false a social media post in circulation alleging the kidnap and killing of its students insisting that; “none of its student; is reported missing”, kidnapped or killed by; any parent or security personnel.” A statement from the public affairs department of the Al-QALAM University...

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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...