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Nigeria: Out-of-school children – the burden of a nation.

The current insecurity in the country, especially in the Northeast, and the COVID-19 pandemic that is taking its toll on the world have compounded the problem of out-of-school children in Nigeria. According to data provided by the Federal Ministry of Education, the number of out-of-school children stands at 10.1 million, an increase of more than …

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UNICEF urges Nigeria to ensure safe school attendance

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has called on the Nigerian government to take all measures to protect schools in the country to make learning safer for children. The appeal was made because of the high-risk school situation in the country due to the ongoing abductions of children in schools. A senior official of UNICEF’s …

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CHILD development in relation with the family unit.

The family unit is the smallest yet most impactful part of a child’s life.  According to Merriam-Webster dictionary , family is the basic unit of society and it traditionally consists of two parents rearing children. The family unit is a social group of man, woman and children usually bonded by marriage, blood, adoption all sharing the same …

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CORONA PANDEMIC AND ITS EFFECTS ON EDUCATION.

It is statistical correct to say by research that two thirds of the world’s school-age children that is approximately 1.3billion children aged 3 to 17 years do not have internet connection.(source UNICEF and ITU). From this statistics we can analyze the situation and accurately guess that most of these children could not learn from home …

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Why African board games should be introduced into the classroom

When most of us think about learning, we imagine a teacher and a classroom. In reality most of the things we know, and a great number of the skills we acquire as children and adults, are learned outside the classroom โ€“ in conversations with peers, engaging in community service, on the playground. Educators and researchers …

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