October 01

  • Nigeria: Ibeju-Lekki Council Decries Inadequate Teachers, Schools


    THE Executive Chairman of Ibeju-Lekki Local Government Area, in the Epe division of Lagos State, Mr. Olorunkemi Surakat has called on the state government to address the issue of... Read more »

  • South Africa: R300 Million for Student Accommodation in Univen


    The University of Venda (UNIVEN) will soon be able to accommodate more students, thanks to a R300-million loan agreement for the construction of student accommodation. Read more »

  • South Africa: Gauteng Ready for Grade 12 Finals


    The Gauteng Department of Education says it is ready for the upcoming grade 12 final examinations, which start on 27 October. Read more »

  • Gambia: Harmony Gambia Link Disburses Over D75, 000 to Sponsored Students

    Daily Observer

    Harmony Gambia Link Association, a non-governmental charity foundation recently disbursed over D75, 000 to twenty-five of its sponsored students in Makumbaya and Bafuloto Lower... Read more »

  • Kenya: KNUT Decries TSC Ban On Business

    The Star

    TEACHERS have protested an intended move by the TSC to introduce a clause in their regulations that prohibits them from engaging in business. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Obasanjo Goes Back to School for Masters, PhD

    Daily Trust

    Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has returned to school for further studies as he has enrolled for master's and doctorate degree programmes at the National Open University of... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Bayelsa Trains Teachers On Ebola

    Daily Trust

    The Bayelsa State government yes-terday began a two- day training workshop on control measures on the Ebola Virus Disease for head teachers in the state. Read more »

  • Kenya: Ban School Deputy Over Affair - TSC

    The Star

    The TSC yesterday directed the management of Mbihi Secondary School, Vihiga, to interdict deputy principal Elisha Kedode over his alleged seduction of a student. Read more »

  • Namibia: Entrepreneurial Teaching and Learning in Namibian Schools

    New Era

    THE Grade 10 and 12 learners started with their final examinations towards the end of last week. I failed Grade 12 twice, and I learnt that an entrepreneurial way of thinking and... Read more »

  • Kenya: Three Students in Hospital After Corporal Punishment By Head Teacher

    The Star

    Three students of St Sude Napara High School, Bungoma were hospitalised following injuries sustained after corporal punishment by their head teacher. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Is Collaborative Learning Effective? [opinion]

    New Times

    "Copying is cheating in school; in business it is collaboration" says Sir Ken Robinson, British educator extraordinaire. Learning from one another should be participatory,... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Morning Prep Shenanigans

    New Times

    It wasn't long after Mrs. Kusiima started her work as our new headmistress that she despaired of what we had done to the school. She had studied in the same school 30 years before... Read more »

  • Rwanda: A Waste of Money - Universities Are Cheating Both Students and Teachers [opinion]

    New Times

    There is a universally held opinion among Rwandan employers that university graduates are half-baked and totally unprepared to compete in the labour market. And as someone who has... Read more »

  • Tanzania: RC Pushes to Improve Learning Environment

    Daily News

    DAR ES SALAAM schools are still facing a shortage of 102,500 desks estimated to cost about 10bn/-, a situation that made the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Mr Said Meck... Read more »

  • Nigeria: No Students March Past On Oct 1 in Lagos - NUT


    Lagos--The Lagos State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, has said there will be no march past by students on Independence Day anniversary celebration on October 1. Read more »

September 30

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