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12 Nov 2013

How to study for an approaching exam

BY AGENCY REPORTER (Punch Newspaper) Testing has been the most typical way of showing one’s skills regarding a subject or task since the beginning of time. Some people are brilliant test-takers, others not so much. For most students, the probability of success on a test comes down to two t...

07 Nov 2013

Lagos to get quality assurance office

Posted by: Kofoworola Bello- Osagie in Education (Nation Newspaper) The monitoring of Lagos schools is expected to receive a boost soon as the state government has approved the establishment of an education quality assurance office. Disclosing this at a three-day retreat for Education Secretari...

07 Nov 2013

Public school pupils for Germany

Posted by: Medinat Kanabe in Education (Nation Newspaper) Eight pupils from some government secondary schools in Lagos who are members of the Climate Change clubs in their schools will be departing for Germany for a two-week training on Sunday, November 17. They include:Ukokalu Onyinyechi (Awod...

24 Oct 2013

Lagos pupil wins in PZ Cussons Chemistry challenge

Posted by: By Adediwura Aderibigbe in Education (Nation Newspaper) Sixteen-year-old Emmanuel Ejiogu Onyekachi of Miketoy College, Ikotun, Lagos State, made history as he emerged winner of the maiden edition of PZ Cussons Chemistry Challenge (PZCCC). The SS3 pupil beat off competition from three o...

11 Oct 2013

Boy,9, becomes Nigeria’s youngest Microsoft certified professional

BY SAMUEL AWOYINFA (Punch Newspaper) A primary six pupil of Role Model School, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, has emerged one of the youngest pupils to obtain the Microsoft Certified Professional certificate, SAMUEL AWOYINFA reports A nine-year-old pupil of Role Model School, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, Jo...

18 Jul 2013

Lagos State gives 4,200 pupils second chance

Posted by: Adekunle Jimoh (The Nation Newspaper) No fewer than 4,200 public and private primary school pupils got a second chance to re-write the Lagos state Primary Six Placement Test into JSS1 last Saturday. They were among the four per cent who scored below 50 per cent or were absent for t...

18 Jul 2013

Quiz master gets reward for in-depth knowledge

Posted by: Kofoworola Belo-Osagie (The Nation Newspaper) It was not only the pupils that competed in the grand finale of the Brighter Rewarding Future (BRF) Quiz competition last Thursday at the Blue Roof, LTV Complex, Ikeja, Lagos that put up an impressive performance. The quiz master for t...

06 Jun 2013

Exam malpractice: Don suggests imprisonment without fine to offenders

Written by Biola Azeez- (Nigeria Tribune) PROFESSOR of Education Management in the University of Ilorin, Professor Sidikat Ijaiya, has suggested imprisonment without fine for those who cheat or aid cheating during tests or examinations in Nigerian schools. Speaking at a national conference on ...

31 May 2013

Nigeria: NECO Seeks Reform in Education System to Check Mass Failure

BY ALICE FESTUS, (Vanguard Newspaper) Abuja — Chairman, Governing Board of National Examination Council, NECO, Mr. Paddy Njoku, has warned that the mass failure recorded in the conduct of national examinations in the country in recent years will continue, except a comprehensive reform of t...

15 May 2013

US agency backs Nigeria’s Basic Education with N17bn

Written by Clement Idoko and Adetola Bademosi - Abuja THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has intervened with the sum of N17 billion to fund basic education in Nigeria. This is even as the Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i, has expressed...