Tagged: polytechnic

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...

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...

data

Data Protection: Cyber Security Trends To Watch In 2019

Data protection is no longer just a technology issue. It is political and commercial impact is far-reaching. In 2018, we saw the Europe Union introduce sweeping data protection legislation under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). And in the United States, leaders of tech giants testified before Congress regarding data...

Resolutions Students Should Make In 2019

See you later, 2018!” Right after they say this, 26 percent of students will make a New Year resolutions for 2019, according to data. There are so many happy thoughts in the mix: “get more sleep” (31 percent), “spend more time with family” (30 percent), even “learn a new skill”...

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...

KIDNAPPERS ATTACKS RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC

Academic activities was suspended due to kidnappers; Monday following the killing of a lecturer of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Mr Taiwo Akinyemi by kidnappers;. Akinyemi was abducted last Tuesday along; with three others near Amurin Village along Owo- Akure Road. The killing of the lecturer may be...

Software

Firm To Boost Software Revolution, Grows Talents

Genesys Tech Hub is set to develop software talents and drive software revolution in Nigeria, through start-ups incubation and funding. To achieve the feat, the company recently held its annual conference tagged: ‘Genesys Ignite,’ which aims to bring together start-ups, academia, software developers, students, policy makers, and tech enthusiasts to...

industrialisation

Buhari Hinges Nation’s Industrialisation On Education

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that quality education is a key element to the nation’s industrialisation and development. Buhari, represented by Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Isha’aq Oloyode, stated this at the weekend at the 44th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Benin City, Edo...

Okoya

Prof Okoya – Mathematics, Key to Technological Development

Mathematical modelling can be used to solve myriads of problems facing Nigeria, a professor of Mathematics, Samuel Segun Okoya, has said. Delivering the 329th Inaugural lecture of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife titled: “The many ‘faces’ of thermal explosion: mathematical modeling point of view”, Tuesday last week, Okoya said...

N-Power

N-Power, Veritable Technology Platform To Boost Education

The N-Power employment and training scheme of the federal government provides a technology platform to boost education, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has stated. Osinbajo stated this at the University of Ibadan where represented President Muhammadu Buhari as the Visitor to the institution, on the occasion of the University’s 2018...

Staff Killed

Root Cause Of Educational Decay, ASUU Strike

It has been over two weeks since the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embark on an indefinite strike and yet nothing meaningful has come out of their meeting with the government concerning the strike. ASUU at its NEC meeting of 3rd and 4th November, 2018, at the FUTA, resolved...

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...

Psychologists

Psychologists Improves The Educational Experience

In recognition of School Psychologists Awareness Week this month, let’s explore exactly what a school psychologists is, and how they improve the school experience. What’s a school psychologists, and how do they collaborate with other school-based support team members? School psychologists work in a team with school social workers and...

Programming

Best Education Tools To Boost Your Programming Skills

Continuing education is a necessity for every tech professional. You need to stay abreast of the changes in programming that are currently going on in order to stay competitive and up-to-date. And, as there are a lot of things to keep track of — including new languages, hardware systems and...

Holocaust

UNESCO Launches Holocaust Education Website

The U.N. culture and education agency has teamed up with the World Jewish Congress to launch a website to counter Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism. UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay; and WJC President Ronald Lauder unveiled the interactive “Facts about the Holocaust “; site at the cultural agency’s Paris headquarters on Monday....

dating

Why Dating Isn’t Good While In Campus

Being in a relationship in campus is like having an itchy blister on your butt; It’s even worse when the person you are dating is in the same campus as you. Dating someone from your campus will be more of a struggle than true love. You will strain to ensure...

Okebukola

Okebukola – 60% Undergraduates Projects Are Plagiarised

Okebukola raised an alarm that over 60% of projects report of Nigeria undergraduates are; plagiarised. Nigerian Tribune reports that the university don said this at the first Kwara State University (KWASU) Education Lecture at Malete on Thursday, November 8. He said that the rate of plagiarism as a form of...

Durotoye

Fela Durotoye – Why Nigerian Leaders Don’t Value Education

The presidential candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Fela Durotoye, has said Nigerian leaders do not value the nation’s education sector because they (leaders) lack ‘qualitative’ education. Mr Durotoye made this known at an annual leadership and entrepreneurs’ conference organised by the students of the Department of Economics,...

Income

High Graduate Income: Is That All University Is About?

The link between educational attainment and income has long been known. Now Australians have more information about what graduates earn from different universities and courses. A recent report shows graduates from NSW universities generally have the highest median income. Unsurprisingly, so do graduates from dentistry and medicine courses. It’s tempting...

Changes

Changes To University Admission For Polytechnic Graduate

The Ministry of Education is introducing more changes to the university admission scoring system, which will come into effect in 2020. The changes will see the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University dropping the 20 per cent weightage given to O-level results for polytechnic graduate applicants. Polytechnic graduates...

UNICEF

Only 45% of girls in northern Nigeria attend school – UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF has expressed concern over the increasing out-of-school population in Nigeria, stating that only 45 per cent of girls in northern Nigeria are enrolled in schools. UNICEF said that poverty, early marriage and cultural beliefs were some of the factors that worsened the...

Edufirst

Edufirst Campaign to Reposition Education in Nigeria

Edufirst, an education technology (Edutech) company, has launched a campaign it hopes will help reposition and revolutionalise education in Nigeria, with more focus on technology adoption in education to address the poor standards of education, leveraging Information and Communications Technology (ICT). The key aim of the campaign is to reinforce...