Standard Clubs in schools will combat substandard product proliferation

Standard Clubs in schools will combat substandard product proliferation

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The quest to fight the proliferation of substandard products has got a boost with the proposed introduction of Standard Clubs in more schools. This initiative is being spearheaded by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in various primary and secondary schools in Kogi State when the new academic session resumes. EduCeleb.com reports that such clubs were already in operation in some schools in Ekiti, Abuja, Lagos and Kwara.

Primary School enrolment rate in Nigeria (State by State)

Primary School enrolment rate in Nigeria (State by State)

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Primary school education is the initial part of the compulsory, free basic education every Nigerian child must have, according to the law. The data presented here shows the primary school enrolment rate in Nigeria on a state by state basis and by…

Lagos students write public schools transfer screening test

Lagos students write public schools transfer screening test

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Students seeking transfer into public schools in Lagos State for the 2018/2019 academic session have on Monday written the screening test. Recall that the state government had earlier called for applications from interested students seeking to be admitted into JSS2 and SS1….

How Empatico is closing the gap between classrooms in Nigeria and other parts of the world

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Empatico is a free video conferencing tool that connects classrooms of children aged 7-11 across the world, all in a bid to make the world a little much kind. The tool is created on the foundation of empathy. It is believed that…

Kaduna students shine in international debating championship

Kaduna students shine in international debating championship

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The Kaduna State contingent, which represented Nigeria at the World Debate Championships, have emerged among the top performers in the just concluded World School Debating Championship at the Czech Republic. These students, who participated in the 2018 British Parliament category of the…

Police takes war against cultism, drug abuse to schools

Police takes war against cultism, drug abuse to schools

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Officials of the Nigeria Police Force have organised a one day sensitisation programme for secondary school students against peer pressure, cultism, and drug abuse in Lagos. The event, which was jointly organised by the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) and the Nigeria…

Poor policy implementation: A setback to education in Nigeria

Poor policy implementation: A setback to education in Nigeria

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Various definitions abound for the concept of implementation. In this case, we depend on Egonmwan’s conceptualisation of it as the process of converting financial, material, technical and human inputs into outputs – goods and services. It also involves a wide variety of…

Olotu donates research materials to Ijaiye Ojokoro Library

Olotu donates research materials to Ijaiye Ojokoro Library

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An aspirant for a seat in the Lagos State House of Assembly at the Ifako-Ijaiye Constituency 2, Oluwafemi Emmanuel Olotu has donated research materials to the Ijaiye-Ojokoro Community Library, Lagos. Mr Olotu, who is the Councillor representing Ward G at the Ojokoro…

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

Towards restoring a functional Madrasah system

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Uthman Jaarullah bn Zakariyyah Oladele bn Abdullahi proposes reforms within the Madrasah system. In Nigeria, the Madrasah is variously called Islamiyya, Makaranta Ilmi, or Ilé Kéwú. It is the institution under which  the Almajiri system dominantly operates. The writer establishes that many…

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