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*From left, Dr S. Dutch, ED, Sure Foot Intl Sch, Calabar; Mrs Alero Ayida-Otobo, CEO, Incubator Africa Ltd; Mrs Bolaji Osime, ED, Global Intl Schs; Mrs Yinka Ogunde, Principal Consultant, Edumark Consult; Mrs Femi Ogunsanya, ED, Oxbridge Tutorial College; Dr. Leke Pitan, former Lagos State Commissioner for Education and  Mrs Debola Atoyebi, at an event in Lagos on Monday.

We want to work out an education model that is best for Nigeria – CPEN

WORRIED by the deplorable state of Nigeria’s educational institutions at all levels, especially at the early years and primary levels, and the dwindling fortunes of the sector, unarguably the bedrock of any development, Edumark Consult in conjunction with Concerned Parents and Educators Network (CPEN) organised a one day conference tagged The Gathering, aimed at birthing a new generation of education reformers.

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Education in Nigeria: The problem’s with quality, not standards – Akeusola

STakeholders in education sector, especially Nigerian teachers, yesterday, while celebrating the 2016 World Teachers’ Day, critically identified the abrogation of Grade II teacher, unworkable curriculum and poor remuneration, among others, as the bane of our education standard. Just as it has been disclosed that Nigeria’s education system has lost its glory by occupying the 145th position in primary education advancement in the world’s record.

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Education USA urges Nigerian youth to take charge

THE EducationUSA in Nigeria has urged Nigerian youth to take the opportunity of the Mandela Washington Fellowship to contribute to building their society.
The Mandela Washington Fellowship, a flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative, encourages Nigerian youth to access a 6 weeks training course at any top US university in areas such as, Civic Leadership, Public Management, Business and Entrepreneurship.
The program expects eligible Nigerian candidates between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application, who have demonstrated track record of leadership in a public, private, or civic organization, and a commitment to contributing their skills and talents to build and serve their communities.
As a key part of the US commitment to invest in the future of Africa, the EducationUSA is pleased to announce that applications for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship has begun and interested candidates should visit the Information Resource Center at the US Embassy in Abuja or US Consulate General in Lagos.
Meanwhile, nearly one in three Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and around 60 percent of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is part of the President’s overall effort to invest in the education and training of the continent’s next generation of leaders.
Since its inception, 186 young Nigerians have participated in the Fellowship, and over 45,000 young professionals in Nigeria have joined the YALI network. In 2016, 100 young Nigerians participated in the Fellowship.

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Nigerian makes history in UK varsity

IGNATIUS Akpabio has joined the distinguished and inspirational line of young Nigerians proving that we are some of the best in the world. In a tradition of excellence that is well-earned, Akpabio topped an international faculty of post-graduate scholars to clinch the prestigious British Petroleum (BP) prize for the best project on the course at the School of Computing Science and Digital Media’s annual awards ceremony, 2016, of Robert Gordon University, RGU, Aberdeen, UK.

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