FG to support universities affected by insurgency – Buhari

Yola – President Muhamadu Buhari said Federal Government would support universities affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East. Buhari Buhari made this known Saturday at the 23rd Convocation Ceremony of Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola. Buhari, who was represented by Prof. Salihu Abdullahi, said government would provide special fund to […]

Blame the system, not teachers for students’ woe — UNESCO

By Dayo Adesulu with Agency Reports GLOBAL Education Monitoring (GEM) Report which has just been released, has indicated that it is the responsibility of governments to provide universal quality education and stresses that accountability is indispensable in achieving the goal. The Report warns that disproportionate blame on any one actor for systemic educational problems can […]

World Scholars Cup: NTICA creates arena for inclusive enrichment

By Victoria Ojeme REPRESENTATIVE of the World Scholars Cup in Nigeria, Mr. Lachin Belul, has said that over 200 students from Nigerian Tulip International Colleges Abuja, competed in junior and senior categories in team debates, scholars bowl, collaborative writing, and scholars challenge respectively. A statement made available to the Press explained that the World Scholars […]

America RoboRave to train Nigerians on STEM education via robotics

By Funmi Ajumobi, Amaka Abayomi & Elizabeth Uwandu IN a bid to improve learning process in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM, the United States of America in partnership with RoboRave International, a U.S-based robotics academic, has initiated a week-long robotics workshop for 460 elementary, secondary, and university students in Lagos and Abeokuta, Ogun State. […]

Palo Alto nonprofit Benetech wins a $42.5M Dept. of Education grant, a nod to founder Jim Fruchterman’s quest to help the blind

 With one day left to go in the federal fiscal year, the department had renewed funding for a longstanding reading program for the disabled, and it had chosen Benetech for the third time to run the five-year, $42.5 million project. That meant Benetech could continue to operate Bookshare, which provides digitally materials to 500,000 students […]