Category Learning

Grandmum & Former Presidential Candidate, Prof. Remi Sonaiya On Why Gender Equality Instructions Should Be Taught In Schools Promptly

A former presidential candidate of KOWA party, Prof Remi Sonaiya, has urged the government to introduce gender equality instructions into the primary school curriculum. Sonaiya, who spoke in an interview with a Punch correspondent, said one of the ways to

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Edo State Pupils And Parents Share Interesting Experiences With WhatsApp, Zoom Lessons

For the past few months, schools nationwide have been on lockdown as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, many schools opted for E-learning. According to reports,

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Nigerian Students/ Pupils Share Their Bitter-Sweet Experiences With E-Learning

For some months now, schools have been on lockdown as a result of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, some schools opted for online teaching. It was excitement galore

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Parents Express Outrage As Children As Young As 11 Are Asked To ‘Define Hardcore Pornography’ And Other Inappropriate Topics

A number of parents have expressed outrage after their children, as young as 11 years old, were asked by their school teacher to define hardcore pornography and other inappropriate topics that are meant for adults. Youngsters in years 7, 8,

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FG To Release Guidelines On Safe Reopening Of Schools- SGF, Boss Mustapha

The Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, stated this during a briefing on Wednesday in

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Study Explains How Having A Degree Gives Your Child Significant Advantage At Math

Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new study has discovered. Greater parental education is the strongest predictor of maths

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Why You Should Nurture Your Child’s Creativity And 7 Tips To Get You There

There’s not one parent out there who does not desire to raise a multi-talented child that’s an asset to himself, group, and family – you most definitely are one such parent with similar goals for your child, but it doesn’t

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7 Things To Consider Before Homeschooling Your Child

Public or structured schooling is obviously the most established method for learning for kids, however, many parents are beginning to consider that homeschooling may be an excellent alternative hiding in plain sight the whole time. With the recent realities brought

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Nigerian Parents Lament As Private Schools Set Fees For Online Teaching

Lagos state is currently on partial lockdown as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and in a bid to keep the academic calender running without any disruption, some private schools have opted for online teaching. According to reports, private school

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UPDATE: Lagos State Government Clarifies Its Position On News That Said It Has Pegged Entry Age Into JSS At 12 Years

The Lagos state government has clarified its position on reports making the rounds, especially on social media concerning minimum age for admission into junior secondary schools in the state. Recall that we earlier reported that Lagos state had plans to

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Lagos State Introduces New Education Policy That’s Bound To Upset Many Parents

The Lagos State Government has announced it will implement a new education policy beginning from the next academic session. Parents, citizens, and some other stakeholders have already met the news with some discontent. The State says it will enforce the

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Raising Your Child To Become A Good Reader: 10 Practical Tips

Reading has many advantages and benefits for young children and its importance cannot be over-emphasised. If you want your child to reap and enjoy the benefits of reading, then you must make your child a reader. This is made possible

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Kano State Government Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a giant step in the right direction and banned street begging in the state on Tuesday. The Governor said the action is to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary

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Schoolgirl, Dele, Who Turned To An ATM Light To Get Her Homework Done Gets Scholarship

About this time last year, the Nigerian cyberspace was agog with news of the turnaround of fortune for witty schoolgirl, Success Adegor, who came into limelight after a video of her lamenting on her way home as she was sent

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Exceptional Nine-Year-Old, Siju Olawepo Who Has Calendar Dates In His Brain Discovered In Lagos

A primary five pupil of Carol School in Lagos, Siju Olawepo is a calendar prodigy who knows the day for any date supplied to him, as far back as the 16th century. The nine-year-old genius provides corresponding day to any

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Nigerian Mum, Farida Kabir Narrates Why Her Son Now Hides His Homework From Her and It’s Hilarious

A Nigerian mum, Farida Kabir took to Twitter to narrate how her son reacted when he got less than an average score on the English homework she helped him with. Taking to her Twitter handle, @reedahkh, the mum said she

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How Teachers’ Praise Can Boost Students Positive Behaviour By At Least 30% – Study

Some interesting reports have now emerged on how teachers can help students achieve a 30% positive behaviour boost through ‘praise’. Three years of data collected across three states in the United States, from 19 elementary schools and 151 classrooms, during

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Why Online Users Are Applauding 13-Year-Old Student For Challenging Her CRS Teacher

A Nigerian man took to Twitter to share that his sister got in trouble with her  Christian Religious Studies (CRS) teacher during his lesson. The man who shared the story tweeted from his handle, @Alphaootu, saying that he is proud

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State Adopts Hausa As Language Of Instruction In Schools

Stakeholders globally have for years canvassed that school children be taught in the languages that they speak at home. In many countries where children where children are not taught in their mother languages, the approach can be a potent source

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Uplifting Update On Anambra Former Child Bride, Chikwendu

Cheering news from Anambra state as 15 year old former child bride, Miss Chikwendu, whose story made news in January this year, has completed her rehabilitation and is set to take on her dreams. Chikwendu’s forced marriage sparked widespread condemnation

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Meet Nigeria’s 12-Year-Old Fathia Who Built Robot That Folds Laundry

Fathia Abdullahi, a 12-year-old Nigerian girl, has begun to gain global recognition after she put her coding skills to good use— barely a year after she started learning to code. According to Reuters, the young programmer started coding at the

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JAMB Invigilator, Eniolaoluwa Cries About The Lack of Basic Computer Skills By Candidates

As the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) ended on, April 17, a invigilator,  identified as Eniolaoluwa has taken to twitter to lament about the poor level of ICT training by most candidates who sat for the exam. According to

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Firsts Baba Isa Calls Out Nigerian Parents On This Aspect Of Parenting And It Is Spot-On

This definitely is spot-on! A Nigerian lawyer identified as, Firsts Baba Isa who recently visited South Korea, claimed the journey to the foreign country was an eye-opener for him. FBI as Firsts Baba Isa is popularly known revealed that he had gone

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10-Year-Old Clark Kent Apuada Topples Olympian, Michael Phelps Record And This Is How

Many have been left stunned after a 10-year-old boy swam the 100-metre butterfly at the Far Western Long Course Championship in his home state of California. The young swimmer with sky-high dreams and a name to match them has toppled

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Do Children In Nigeria Spend Too Much Time In School? Twitter User Expresses Concern

A Nigerian woman, on Twitter has raised concern about the huge amount of time children in the country spend studying, rather than learning other skills? The woman identified as Lolo Cynthia expressed that the Nigerian school system takes too much

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