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Stakeholders validate National Policy on Open Education Resources

FOR the first time in the history of higher education in Nigeria, a Draft National Policy on Open Educational Resources, OER, has been validated to address the dearth of learning resources in quality, quantity and currency in higher education in the country. No fewer than 340 participants at a one-day Stakeholders’ Validation Symposium at the National Universities Commission, NUC, Abuja, considered, finalised and adopted the policy document, following a motion by a member and Advisor of the National Steering Committee on Open Educational Resources (NSC-OER), Professor Peter Okebukola,  OFR.

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One-on-one approach system key to learning – Sunnydale Director

THE Director of Sunnydale School, Ikeja, Mrs. Folake Osisanya has said that one-on-one approach system is key to learning in elementary schools. Osisanya, who spoke in Lagos during during a press briefing to announce activities to mark the the school’s 20th anniversary said a child is not taught in abstract terms to make learning permanent but one on one learning system.

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Corona offers Crèche, Playschool, After-school services

IN response to the changing  environment and needs of parents to have their babies constructively engaged while they are at work or for an additional period after school hours, in a conducive and safe environment, Corona Schools’ Trust Council has decided to expand its services to crèche, playschool and after-school. In the last 62 years, the school has provided qualitative education to teeming young Nigerians from nursery up to secondary school levels

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TETFund: We target infrastructure, publication for academic training and devt — BAFFA

DR. Abdullahi Bichi Baffa is the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). Before his appointment in 2016, he was the Special Adviser to the Minister of Education. In this interview with Vanguard Learning, he explained reasons for some of his decisions since assuming office as TETFund boss and also discloses how institutions could benefit
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Basic education restructuring, panacea to falling standards’

WORRIED by the poor standard of basic education, and the recent statistics by United Nations Educational, and Cultural  Scientific Organisation, UNESCO, that Nigeria has about  8.7 million out of school children, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism, WSCIJ, last week, organised a three day training for journalists to avail them with tools to effectively bring to the fore, issues of basic education to government and other stakeholders for a positive change.

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