6 Things Parents Want Every Teacher to Remember

Previously, a teacher sent us a list of things every teacher wants parents to remember. We have a response from a parent who sent in a list of not just four, but six things that parents want teachers everywhere to note.

Ask any parent; what is first on our minds is the overall success and wellbeing of the child.  Many times, parents pay a premium for their child’s education and they try to provide the best means possible (that suits individual pocket) to ensure their child/ward does not fall back on grades or lack for anything.
As a parent, there are 6 things I recommend that teachers take cognisance of when relating with students:

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Nigeria’s New Minister of Education….Reformer?

Adam-AdamuTo say that the education system in Nigeria needs a total overhaul is to say that a newly born child needs milk….it’s a no brainer! I waited patiently to find out who the ‘intending-enigma-to-be’ was and there… he was announced….Mallam Adamu Adamu.



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School’s fate shaky over teachers’, Corps member’s abduction


Who will rescue two teachers, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member and a labourer kidnapped at Rundele High School in Agba -Ndele in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State?  The abductors have reduced their ransom from N25 million to N6 million.  But, their rescue and the reopening of the school, the only one in the community, remain uncertain, reports PRECIOUS DIKEWOHA.

It’s been 31 days since their abduction and there is no trace yet of them. Two teachers, a corps member and a labourer were kidnapped from Rundele High School in Agba Ndele Community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State on October 12. The incident is still fresh in the memory of Mr. Sylvester Awute, a teacher, who escaped being taken away because of his injury. Continue reading

Academy Tasks Teachers On ICT


The Nigerian Academy of Education has urged teachers in the country to embrace Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to remain relevant in the digital age.

The President of the Academy, Prof. U Uvonmi, who spoke at the academy’s 30th annual congress held in Kaduna on Tuesday, said the world had become digital driven.

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Digital learning in Nigeria must be student-centred

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The past few years have seen a dramatic rise in the use of digital learning tools in parts of Nigeria, as Internet connectivity and access to hardware improves. A recent report from independent consultants, Michael Fullan and Katelyn Donnelly, stated that Africa was the most dynamic eLearning market on the planet, as many governments on the continent begin to implement policies that integrate technology into national education systems.In Nigeria, an increasing number of schools and universities are turning to digital offerings including learning management systems, content and tutorial systems, to help reverse some of the country’s most urgent education problems.

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Teacher quality, employer relations key to preparing students for workplace, says survey


Members of the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a global initiative driving innovation and collaboration in education, have called for more collaboration between schools and the world of work for education systems across the world to improve in their task of preparing students for the workforce.

In a survey conducted by Gallup on the effectiveness of education systems around the world, members of the WISE community, while identifying gaps in how education systems are preparing students for work, also called for more emphasis on teacher quality. Continue reading

[VIDEO] PUNCH undercover reporter exposes mass cheating at NECO ‘Miracle Centre’

TOBI AWORINDE went undercover to sit for the 2015 Senior Secondary Certificate Exams conducted by the National Examination Council at a private secondary school in Lagos

Earlier this year, I bought the form for the Secondary School Certificate Examination and registered for the examination with a fake name, Oluwatosin Joseph Adedayo. The home address, and all other information that I supplied to the National Examination Council were doctored.

In the photo that I submitted, my beard was shaven and I looked several years younger than I looked in 2004 when I had written the same examination in secondary school as an authentic candidate.

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We all know the relevance of training and development. Research has shown a strong correlation between training of staff and the profit margin of an organization. For schools, it has been proved over and over again that the learners of today learn better and faster using Technology. The truth is that these learners are already online! I can imagine them asking you, do you have anything for me?

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