Tagged: Teachers

Doctorate

Lecturers Without Doctorate Degree Will Not Teach Again

Government has served notice it will soon implement, to the letter a policy that requires only lecturers with doctorate degrees teach in public universities in the country. At the meet the press event, Tuesday, Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said the move is to ensure that qualified persons teach...

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...

NUGS

KNUST SRC calls for parliamentary probe of ‘partisan’ NUGS

The Students Representative Council of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has called on Parliament to probe the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS). The KNUST SRC made the call because of the partisanship nature of the union. It also wants some clarity on the role of the...

OSCOTECH

OSCOTECH Worker Killed Days To His PhD Convocation

The gloom of the killing and abduction of workers and students of the Osun State College of Technology (OSCOTECH), Esa-Oke on Tuesday evening is a tragedy that has cast a shadow on the college. While OSCOTECH community await with bated breath for positive news on those abducted, the killing of...

hitman

University Of Zululand Professor Killed By Hitman

The University of Zululand’s dean of the faculty of arts, professor Gregory Kamwendo, was allegedly killed by an hitman after he uncovered a fraudulent PhD syndicate at the institution. Two men, including a lecturer at the same institution, were arrested for his murder at the weekend Kamwendo’s colleague, who may...

meeting

FG, ASUU Meeting Inconclusive Says Ogunyemi

The meeting between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended without any conclusion on Tuesday. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU National President, while speaking with newsmen at the end of the closed door meeting in Abuja noted that negotiations were still ongoing. He said both parties...

student

Why Do Straight-As Student Miss Out On University Places

When a student with excellent exam results fails to get the place at university they had hoped for, the sense of disappointment – even grievance or anger – can be real. Newspapers have revealed correspondence to the government from parents who were angry their youngsters did not get in to...

No work No pay

Nigerian Govt Orders Universities ‘No work No pay

The Federal Government of Nigeria has directed vice-chancellors of striking public universities across the country to enforce “no work no pay” rule on the striking lecturers. CAMPUZIT.COM gathered on Friday that the directive to implement the “no work no pay” policy was communicated to the universities in a memo sent...

Guelph

University of Guelph Growing Marijuana On Campus

The University of Guelph is one of them. Marijuana, long snuck on to college and university campuses for use in bongs and joints, is; now being grown legally at several academic institutions across the country. Eight academic institutions have obtained licences from Health Canada to cultivate cannabis; for scientific purposes,...

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...

Parents

ASUU strike : Parents, students call for quick FG intervention

Some parents and students in Abuja, on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to speedily intervene and resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU). The parents, who spoke with newsmen in Abuja, expressed worry over the constant strikes embarked upon by the university lecturers’ union. On...

Sports

Establish Sports University, Parents Tell FG

Parents of Ladela School, Abuja have called on the federal and state governments to establish a specialised university that will concentrate solely on sports. The Chairman of the Parent Teacher Association (PTA), Dr. Joshua Usman, who made the appeal during the school’s annual inter-house sports competition, said the government is...

judgment

ASUU Lauds Judgment Voiding Sack Of Lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan zone, has lauded the judgment by the National Industrial Court, Akure, which nullified the sacking of two of its executives by the University of Ilorin. The court presided over by Justice Abiola Adewemimo, condemned the University of Ilorin for terminating...

Living Wage

All University Must Pay A Living Wage

For years, many in the Charlottesville community have warned that the university’s failure to pay its own employees and contract employees a living wage creates an increased demand for public charity — public housing, food aid, and other public assistance — for hundreds of local full-time UVa workers, and puts...

International school

Hijab Controversy: UI International school To resume Monday

After a week of closure due to the hijab controversy, the International School, Ibadan will resume academic activities on Monday. The chairman of the school’s board and deputy vice-chancellor of the parent University of Ibadan; Abideen Aderinto, made the disclosure to our correspondent by phone on Sunday. Mr Aderinto said...

royal

Royal Reunions Strengthen University of Dundee’s Links

Staff from a leading Scottish university were; treated to a royal welcome as they met with two esteemed Nigerian graduates. Representatives from the University of Dundee met with His Royal Highness, the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa III, and His Royal Highness, the Emir of Bakura, Alhaji Bello...

Pro-Chancellor – We Cannot Continue To Blame Our Leaders

Mallam Yusuf Ali, the Pro-Chancellor of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), says it is the responsibility of all Nigerians to contribute to the moral revival of the country. Ali, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), said Nigerian leaders alone should not be; blamed for the various challenges facing the country....

South African

South African Universities Shines In World Ranking

Four South African universities have made it to the top five in world rankings of the best universities on the African continent. According to the fourth annual World Top 20 Project’s Global Universities Rankings, the University of Cape Town leads the pack, followed by the University of the Witwatersrand, Stellenbosch...

York

York University Puffing out on-campus smoking

On November 14, a one-day print survey, the ‘1 Day Talk Survey,’ was; released to gather voluntary and anonymous perspectives across York on the community’s thoughts; on a smoke-free campus. Initiated by Leave the Pack Behind and Toronto Public Health’s ‘1 Day Stand’ event on the same day, the survey...

Birmingham

Birmingham University Staff To Boycott UAE Campus

Staff at the University of Birmingham have voted for an academic boycott of its campus in the United Arab Emirates as fears grow for the rights and safety of academics and students following the life sentence given to a Durham PhD student accused of spying in the UAE. The motion...

Northampton

Northampton University Campus ‘Infiltrated’ By Criminals

Criminals have “infiltrated” a new Northampton university campus, where 12,000 students are based, police have said. A senior officer said there had been an increase in drug dealing near the University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus, which opened in September. There were several complaints of anti-social behaviour from people living nearby,...

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...

Christmas

University to Host 55th Annual Christmas on Campus

University of Dayton students will transform the campus into a holiday playland for local children during the 55th annual Christmas on Campus Friday, Dec 7. More than 1,000 Dayton Public Schools students are; expected to attend. Each child will be; paired with a UD undergraduate for crafts, a carnival, performances...

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...