In search of an alternative to ASUU strikes
The nation’s federal universities remain in the crucible as government insists on a payroll system members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) are not in agreement with. Add that to the unfinished business of the 2009 agreement, you have a perfect recipe for endless unrest. But is there
EDUCATION RESTRUCTURING- IS IT A GOOD CALL?
Education is the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university. Education Restructuring denotes the rebuilding of an educational system that provides quality teaching and learning for students of all races, sexes, economic backgrounds. Now, is education restructuring in Nigeria a good call? Generally speaking, education restructuring denotes a comprehensive reworking or rebuilding
Children should start school at 5/6 years – NCCE boss
The Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Colleges of Education, Prof. Bappa-Aliyu Muhammadu, has recommended that children should start their primary one at the age of five or six. He premised his recommendation on the fact that there were some faculties that had to be developed for the children
FAMILY PLANNING: EDUCATION PARAMOUNT
Knowledge is definitely Power. So, we will be doing a little family planning advocacy. Family planning refers to birth control, especially carried out by married couples. Although the awareness of this is widely spread in urban areas, we still see many families in continual struggle and stress to cater for
EXCITING NEWS JUST FOR YOU: Immortalize your Givings!
Your Fav Education driven NGO is here with exciting news for you that we know your ears will be itchy to hear. It’s the news on how you can immortalize your impact, partnering with Flickers of Hope Foundation. How this works As a donor and for lasting impact, you can
HOW CAN ILL-EQUIPPED SCHOOLS PRODUCE EXCELLENT STUDENTS?
By Anjola Oladele Recently, in our interactions with some of our scholarship beneficiaries, to keep updated on the state of their academics and wellbeing. Some of them spoke on their need for more textbooks. And when we asked about how effective their school library is, they made us understand that
Govt alone can’t fund universities, says Namadi Sambo
Former Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, has said government alone cannot provide the kind of support required for universities to develop at the rate expected of them, considering the reality of limited resources in the country. He said a lot of support in the form of endowment funds are needed to come
EDUCATION OF CITIZENS: WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY?
Someone once told me that we may complain about the present leaders and leadership, their style and wrong choices. But if we are not careful, though we claim to be more educated, thereby more knowledgeable to make better choices, we might become an advanced version of bad leadership and governance.
TERTIARY ADMISSION SYSTEM: EFFECT ON STUDENTS IN NIGERIA
ASUU strikes come into play every once in a while. As much as the fight can be linked to the well being of students on the long run. It also affects the same students gravely. It disrupts academic calendars and elongates what should be few years of study; making it
What alternatives to ASUU’s incessant strike?
The Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have been in a long-running battle since March over the demands of the union. Students have been at the receiving end. However,observers wonder if there are no other alternatives or strategies ASUU can employ than resorting to strike to make