NGO trains Bayelsa teachers, students on character devt

November 16, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

A nongovernmental organisation that provides youth with solution to build up their character for sustainable lifestyle has concluded a two- day training for teachers and students in Bayelsa state. The organisers said the workshop was imperative because young people are at risk at this time because of peer pressure, the society, the media and sometimes by parents or guidance with Read More

Varsities’ non teaching staff begins 3-day warning strike

November 10, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities and Associated Institutions (NASU),the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) have directed their members to proceed on a three day protest over the sharing formula of the recently approved N22,127 billion Earned Allowances for the four universities-based unions. The unions had earlier rejected the sharing formula of the Read More

SOSAN to FG: Consider Social Studies as a strategic discipline

November 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Social Studies Educationists Association of Nigeria (SOSAN) weekend asked the federal government to take and consider Social Studies as a strategic discipline for the transformation of Nigeria. In a communiqué at the end of its 37st National Conference made available to journalists in Ibadan, the association demanded general overhaul of Social Studies curriculum at each level of education (Primary, Read More

Oyo promotes over 16,500 primary school teachers

October 21, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Executive Chairman Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Nureni Adeniran has disclosed that the state government has promoted over 16,500 public primary school teachers across the 33 local government areas of the state. The SUBEB chairman made this known, Wednesday, at a symbolic presentation of the letters of promotion to the affected teachers in Ibadan. According to Read More

2021 World Teachers’ Day: Setting legacies for the future

October 14, 2021 Kayode Ojewale 0

If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased – Maya Angelou (1928-2014), Poet and civil rights activist.What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others – Pericles (495-429 BC), Greek Statesman. Recovery from a breakdown, setback, illness, heartbreak, Read More

Adamawa First Lady donates to sick women, girls in Yola hospital

October 12, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

Adamawa first lady, Hajiya Lami Fintiri, has donated beverages to sick women and girls currently on admission at the Yola Specialist Hospital, as part of activities marking this year’s International Day of the Girl Child. Speaking at the event, a 13- year-old Rabi Zakari from the Government Day Secondary School Jimeta, who represented the First Lady at the event, said Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Jigawa requires over 9,000 teachers – NUT chairman

October 5, 2021 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) Jigawa state chapter, Comrade Abdulkadiri Inusa has said over 9,000 teachers are needed to manage hundreds of schools across the state. Speaking to reporters Tuesday in Dutse, the chairman explained that there were few schools that presently being managed by just either one or two teachers. According to him, even though the Read More

Time to revitalise teacher education

October 4, 2021 Blueprint 0

Today, Nigeria joins the rest of the globe in celebrating this year’s World Teachers’ Day (WTD). The commemoration came into existence on October 5, 1994. By 1996, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) endorsed a recommendation concerning the status of teachers. The recommendation outlined the standards relating to education personnel policy Read More

COVID-19: Edo to make vaccination compulsory for teachers

September 10, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

Any public school teacher in Edo state who is yet to take the coronavirus vaccines by the middle of September will either choose between work or stay at home, the state government has said. The permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Osamuyi Irowa, stated Thursday during the daily update of COVID-19 that the directive also apply to health Read More

X-raying Abia education sector

September 7, 2021 Kingsley Alumona 0

Recently, Remanda Flawless Ltd produced a 32-minute documentary video which chronicles Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state work in the state’s education sector since his administration started in May 2015. The documentary also featured some major stakeholders, as well as some teachers who play one role or the other in the education sector of the state. The documentary started with Read More

TRCN: I‘ll reposition Nigeria’s teaching profession to global standards – Ajiboye

September 2, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Reappointed Chief Executive/Registrar of Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof Segun Ajiboye, Wednesday, promised to continue to reposition Nigeria’s teaching profession to global standards. Prof Ajiboye stated this in Ibadan while speaking on his reappointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as Chief Executive/Registrar of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) for another five year-term. He stressed that, in doing Read More