Akadonye Eberechukwu

The repetition rate of Neuchâtel’s students as seen by the pedagogue Claude-Alain Kleiner

Are Neuchâtel students worse than elsewhere (here, a class in Germany)? “Decades of work to get here!” This is the cry from the heart of the pioneers of the 1970s and beyond, when they heard of the disgraceful ranking of the canton of Neuchâtel in terms of the repetition rate of pupils. These elders who …

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Teachers Appreciation Week 2021.

Monday, May 3 through Friday, May 7 is Teacher Appreciation Week. According to the National Day Calendar, National Teacher Appreciation Week recognizes dedicated educators across the county. How to thank your teacher during National Teacher Appreciation Week The National Day Calendar says political and educational leaders began discussions for a day to honor teachers in …

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Tanzania: Govt Abolishes HESLB’s 6% VRF

IT is all smiles for recipients of higher education loans following the government decision to scrap 6 per cent value retention fee (VRF) that has been charged annually by Higher Education Students Loans Board (HESLB) on the outstanding loan balance. President Samia Suluhu Hassan who graced the Workers’ Day that was celebrated at national level …

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Nigerian teen gets 19 scholarship offers worth more than $5 million from the US and Canada

One of Nigerian teens must feel like the world is at their feet after receiving 19 full-ride scholarship offers from universities in the United States and Canada. A 17-year-old high school graduate, Victory Yinka-Banjo, has been offered over $ 5 million in scholarships for undergraduate studies, according to admissions and funding awards estimates. “It still …

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Nigeria: Education Among Top Priorities of 9th House – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives yesterday said that the 9th House of Representatives would continue to give utmost attention to education. Receiving the LASU management, led by the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oyedamola Oke, during a thank-you visit in his office in Abuja on Monday for attracting various projects to the institution to aid learning, …

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International Girls in Information and Communications Technology Day 2020Today is International Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day. This day aims at promoting girls and young women’s access to information and communications technologies and encouraging them to pursue studies and careers in the growing field of ICT.

Nigeria: Gunmen Attack Private University in Kaduna, Abduct Students

Gunmen Tuesday night attacked Greenfield University, a private institution in Kaduna, and abducted some students. The incident was said to have occurred at about 8:15pm on Tuesday when the hoodlums invaded the school. The university, the only private university in the state, is located along the Kaduna- Abuja road, some kilometres away from Kaduna city. …

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Swiss students can go back to university – partially

Face to face teaching – currently on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic – will soon be possible at universities following recent government approval. But there will be restrictions Calls had been mounting, most notably from the Swiss Student Union last week, for a return to campus after almost a year of online learning. The …

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Nigeria: USAID Ensures Access to Education for Out-of-School Children’ in Northern Nigeria’

Mr. Nurudeen Lawal, the Chief of Party USAID Northern Education Initiative spoke to Funmi Ogundare and explained the various strategies used and how the agency had partnered with different stakeholders at the state and federal levels in the last five years. The objective is to provide basic literacy opportunities to out-of-school children especially in Sokoto …

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