The Police Officers Wivesâ€™ Association (POWA) is worried about the rising number of children of school age in the nationâ€™s police barracks who are currently out of school as well as the non-challant attitude of government to special needs children.Read More
One of the budgetary proposals for 2010 which was submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Ministry of Education, FME, is the request for financial backing for the policy already put in place by the Federal Government as regards the removal of disparity between the graduates of the nationâ€™s polytechnics and universities.Read More
The 26th convocation ceremony of Yaba College of Technology, which took place last Friday December 4, 2009, was marked by a lot of interesting developments.
The ceremony was originally slated for 10 a.m. on that day.
The Lagos State Government has set up a visitation panel to look into the crisis rocking Lagos State University (LASU) just as the report of the 6-man committee of the State House of Assembly on the lingering crisis indicted the vice chancellor among other things, for contract splitting, violation of the N2 million approval limit, irregular appointment, discrepancy between the approved, budget and the figure being quoted by the university.Read More
Before Nigeria can successfully do justice to the desire of giving education to all its citizenry, all stakeholders must be interested in ensuring that the youths have unfettered access to basic education.Read More
Two books written by Abel Olaniyi, an award winning author, seasoned lecturer, language consultant and researcher at the University of Lagos were launched recently in Lagos. The books are Standard English and office English.Read More
Towards the end of last week, six students of Graphic Department of Yaba College of Technology and four Lagos-based photographers left Nigeria for Paris, France where they are currently participating in a photographic exhibition along with their counterparts from the Nationale Fine Art School of Paris.Read More
Adetayo recalled that when the school started in 1995, nobody knew that it would become a force to reckon with in secondary education not only among Adventists, but in Nigeria at large. The school provides a means of livelihood to 150 workers, family members, dependents, contractors and artisans.Read More
The decay and gross deficiencies in the nationâ€™s educational system topped the issues deliberated upon at the recently concluded 69th National Executive Council meeting of the National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN).Read More
The nation has been warned against scrapping of post-UME test which a segment of the society including Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are pressing for, as it will bring us back to the dark days of poor quality entrants into university system.Read More
Following the resuscitation of five uniformed voluntary organisations in Lagos State public primary and secondary schools early this year, school children have not only been registered as members of these clubs but are already actively participating in their activities and programmes, a development that now enables them to utilise their time and energy usefully and productively.Read More
Before the nationâ€™s tertiary institutions can be transformed into modernity, their bursars and directors of finance must not only be innovative but they must ensure probity, transparency, accountability and must be ready to follow due process in all financial transactions and procedure.Read More
Vocational and technical Education (VTE) has been identified as an important segment in the education and training system of many countries around the world, helping to develop a professionally skilled workforce vital to the economic and social progress of nations.Read More
Records of most schools in Nigeria, either public or private, are kept manually, in paper form. With the passage of time, vital records and information are lost as the papers get defaced. This problem, coupled with the difficulty of wading through a mountain of paperwork often result in wrong performance analysis, inaccurate planning, and inefficient management of the schools.Read More
In the case of primary schools, under no circumstance should any school have more than one headmaster and one vice- headmaster who must teach. What happens is that when you have six principals, all the six donâ€™t teach. That created a huge over head.Read More