Motivating Teachers, Creating a Brighter Future

Even as many believe that teachers’ reward is in heaven, Ojuolape Tariah Akinyemi is one woman that thinks otherwise. With her Hopegate Foundation, where she appreciates and motivates teachers, she is bent on ensuring that they get their reward both here and hereafter. EBERE AMEH had a chat with her after the 2015 edition of …..

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Hopegate Foundation Thanks You for a Successful Event

We would like to thank you for your support towards the success of the second edition of the Hopegate Most Outstanding Teacher of the Year Awards which held on the 25th of November, 2015 at the Oshodi/Isolo LGA premises. It is quite fulfilling for us that we have been able to inspire our teachers who hold a very important …..

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Meet Mallam Adamu Adamu, The New Minister Of Education

Mallam Adamu Adamu served as the Secretary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Transition Committee, A renowned public analyst and columnist with Daily Trust newspaper. An indigene of Bauchi State,who graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.Where he read Accountancy.  Adamu is a renowned public analyst and columnist with Daily Trust who has has written on so many …..

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Survey Explores Why People Go Into Teaching in the First Place

Ninety-three percent of teachers say that the prospect of making a difference in students’ lives played a critical role in attracting them to the profession, according to a new United Kingdom-based survey. Amid growing concerns around teacher shortages, the ‘Why Teach’ survey was compiled by education “think and action-tank” LKMco and the education-publishing company Pearson …..

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When Education Becomes Indoctrination (Part 1)

EDUCATION is good but can be really bad and unproductive when it becomes indoctrination. When one talks about education and being educated in this part of the world, people are quick to think about going to the university. They see those that have access to the university education who are regarded as being educated and …..

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UNICEF to enroll a million Nigerian Girls in School

The UNICEF has set a target of attracting additional one million girls to school in five northern states under the third phase of its Girl Child Education Project‎. The Chief Field Office UNICEF Kaduna, Mr Utpal Moitra, stated this on Wednesday at the flag off of the 2015 Enrolment Drive Campaign in Minna. “Let me …..

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Teachers demand National Education Summit

IN order to address the multifaceted problems hindering quality education in Nigeria, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) yesterday demanded for National Summit on Education, which will also address their welfare and sundry compensation packages. This was the kernel of the address of the National President of the NUT, Michael Olukoya, who lamented poor condition of …..

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Investing In Nigerian Teachers Will Secure Our Future

Editor’s note: The Nigerian Union of Teacher says over 600 school teachers have been killed, and 19,000 displaced by Boko Haram attacks. Apart from living in constant fear of terrorist attacks, like the rest of Nigerians, the Nigerian teachers face multiple other hardships. Although President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had, on October 5, voiced its determination …..

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Celebrating Nigerian Teachers

Teachers in Nigeria, today, join their counterparts in the rest of the world, to mark this year’s World Teachers Day. The Day is set aside by the United Nations Education and Scientific Organisation (UNESCO) for a global celebration of quality teachers and quality education.   This year’s event began about five hours earlier in Gisborne, …..

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Lagos Excels at President’s Teachers Award

The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Ministry of Education, Olabisi Ariyo, has commended teachers in the state for their contributions to the development of education in the state. Ariyo gave the commendation in Lagos over the weekend while receiving in audience teachers from the state public schools that excelled at the 2014/2015 President’s Teachers and …..

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