Tagged: Teachers

CRS

CRS RESTORED AS A SUBJECT IN SCHOOL BY FG

The Association of Christian Schools in Nigeria (ACSN) has; commended the Federal Government for restoring Christian Religions Studies (CRS) as a subject on its own in schools curriculum. The association, which gave; the commendation in a communiqué signed by its Chairman, Dr Ekaette Ettang and other stakeholders after a general...

NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

4 REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE

There are several reasons why Nigerian Students should vote for the 2019 Presidential elections and the turnout of of youths will decide who leads Nigeria and how the Future of millions of people will be in the future. REASONS WHY NIGERIAN STUDENTS SHOULD VOTE 1  FOR A GOOD LEADER Good...

National Examination

National Examination Council Releases 2018 SSCE Results

The National Examination Council (NECO) has released the 2018 November/December Senior School Certificate Examination ,SSCE, with 62.48% of the candidates scoring at least five credits and above in both English Language and Mathematics. This was; made known by the Acting Registrar of NECO, Abubakar Gana, in a statement on Friday....

productivity

Productivity Apps For University Students 2019

Here are five mobile and web-based apps that can help boost your academic productivity and keep you well organised every semester. Undergraduates are; often faced with the challenge of managing stress that comes with attending lectures; assignments deadlines, projects, examinations and even their social life. This productivity apps will help...

snapchat

TEACHER SENT NUDE TO STUDENT VIA SNAPCHAT

A teacher has been apprehended after she sent nude photos to a 17-year-old student on Snapchat and then asked if he wanted to play ‘naked hide and seek.’ Kelsie Schmidt, 22, who taught math at Beulah High School in North Dakota, allegedly sent the X-rated pictures to a student at...

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...

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...

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...

Teachers promotion

TEACHERS PROMOTED IN JIGAWA STATE OVER 14,900

The Nigeria Union of Teachers promoted  NUT , Jigawa chapter, says; the Jigawa Government  14,900 teachers to their next grade levels in 2018. The Chairman, Alhaji Abdulkadir Yunusa, disclosed this on Friday in Hadejia in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. He said that; 12,000 primary and junior...

parties

Elections: Parties push students to secure votes in university

University campuses will become the battleground for political parties in this year’s general election and with thousands more eligible university entrants, the push for their votes will grow stronger. The country’s big three parties,  ANC, DA and EFF – have commandeered their youth wings to hit the ground running in...

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,...

Japanese Lecturer

Japanese Lecturer Receives Teacher Awards

  The American Association of Teacher awards of Japanese Lecturer has honored Yuko Prefume, Ed.D., senior lecturer in Japanese in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, with the association’s annual Teacher Award presented at the AATJ Fall National Conference Nov. 16-18 in New Orleans. The AATJ Teacher Award recognize...

teachers needed

TEACHERS NEEDED IN PLATEAU STATE

The Plateau Teachers Service Commission (TSC) on Wednesday said; Teachers needed by the state government is 12,000 teachers for its 309 secondary schools to up the state’s educational standard. Chief Venji Lar, the commission’s Chairman, made the disclosure in an interview with; the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos....

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”...

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...

literacy

LITERACY CENTER ESTABLISHED BY FG

The Federal Government has established an; N65 million Adult Literacy Centre at Sankara in Ringim Local Government Council of Jigawa, an official has disclosed. Dr. Abubakar Abbas, the Executive Secretary, Agency for Mass Education in the state, disclosed this in an interview with the  in Hadejia on Sunday. He said;...

governor udom

GOVERNOR UDOM TO RE-ENERGISE EDUCATION

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday 19th December 2018, had a one-on-one interaction with teachers in fashioning out modalities to re – energise the education sector during a – one day Teachers Refreshers Training and Town Hall Meeting put together by Education Monitoring Unit in collaboration with...

Earned Allowance

ABU Protest Non-Payment Of N8bn Earned Allowance

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria branch on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest demanding the immediate release of N8 billion earned allowance. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the branch joined the national body in a three-day warming strike to press...

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...