Tag School

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

Continue reading…

Why Girls In The UK Are Skipping School Calls For Some Reflection

As gender becomes more and more fluid in the Western countries, new challenges, it appears will surface almost at every turn. A few days ago, we reported an emerging problem where hundreds of young transgender people are seeking help to

Continue reading…

Here’s Why Twitter User, Nicole Cliffe Is Urging Teachers To Not Ask Pupils What They Did During The Holidays | Do You Agree?

With schools resuming and fresh assignments, a Twitter user, Nicole Cliffe wants teachers to understand that questions like “What did you do on your summer holidays?” can be traumatic for some of the pupils. This is because not every child

Continue reading…

Why Asthma Attacks Is Likely To Triple When Kids Return To School In September – Study

A new study has showed that child asthma cases can triple at the start of the school year. The study was carried out by researchers from Public Health England and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and published in

Continue reading…

Kano State Government Threatens Parents And Children Who Flout Its New Law With Arrest

The Kano State government as part of efforts to see that every child gets an education in the state has concluded plans to send a bill to the state House Assembly to that effect. The governor of the State, Umar

Continue reading…

How To Tell If Your Child Is Happy Or Unhappy At School

It would be amazing if your child could just tell you that he was unhappy at school and why but some kids do often keep quiet about bad experiences away from home.   If your child is not volunteering any

Continue reading…

Nigerian Dad Mustapha Bulama, Advocates Teaching Kids Ethnic Tolerance And It Is A Success

A Nigerian dad from the northern extraction, Mustapha Bulama started a Twitter thread where he shared a photo of his son dressed in a Igbo attire for his school’s cultural day. He said his son made him buy the traditional

Continue reading…

Sad! Schoolgirl, 13, Terrified Of Her Parents Makes A Fatal Escape

A schoolgirl, Amber Peat, 13, who lived with her mother, Kelly Peat and step-father, Danny Peat, in Mansfield, England; after confiding in her teachers at school that she was afraid to go home likely hanged herself days after a family

Continue reading…

Dear MIMsters: Should I Bend Towards the Demands of My Daughter’s School Or Withdraw Her?

Dear mimsters I need urgent advice on this matter concerning my little girl and her school. Should I bend towards the school’s demand or withdraw my daughter? Here’s the deal. My daughter started school this year in August. I went

Continue reading…

Bauchi Government Shuts Down School Where Students Marry Themselves For N500

The Bauchi state government has just ordered the closing of a secondary school in the state capital where students wed themselves. Vanguard discovered that in one instance, a boy, who claimed to be the groom, paid N500 as dowry to marry a female

Continue reading…

New Beginnings: 9 Year old Lagos Boy who Vowed to be a “Yahoo Boy” Resumes School

Remember Segun, the 9-year-old Lagos boy who became an internet sensation after a video of himself declaring that he must become a ‘Yahoo boy’ went viral? (read here). Well, he has finally returned to school. For those who don’t know,

Continue reading…

Shocking Details Of How Bauchi Parents Withdraw Daughters From School To Prepare Them For Marriage

On Wednesday, Mrs Maryam Begel, the Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs, Bauchi House of Assembly, raised an alarm over female students in some schools in the state being withdrawn to engage in menial jobs to generate money for their

Continue reading…

Learning Styles In Children & How To Help Your Child Learn Better

Bamidele Wale-Oshinowo Learning in children is the way they respond to environmental, social, emotional and physical stimuli to understand new information while learning style is the way they absorb information and mentally process it. The literature on learning styles varies

Continue reading…

Remember Him? This is Baby Musa Who Was Abused And Mutilated By His Step Moms In Kano

Remember baby Musa, the 2-year-old boy who was abused and mutilated by his step mothers ( read here) who broke his legs broken and slit his tongue earlier this year in Kano?  He is now in perfect condition and has resumed

Continue reading…

Inspiring! See How Chinese Boy Without Legs Still Finds His Way To School

Despite being legless, Gao Zhiyu from China, has refused to allow his challenges prevent him from moving forward and reaching his goals. According to People’s Daily, a Chinese website, the 11-year-old physically challenged boy has been out of school for four years

Continue reading…

See How Secondary School Students Write Exams On Bare Floor In Akwa Ibom

This touching photo has been making waves on the social media showing the really pathetic state of some schools in Akwa Ibom state and the condition at which students learn in Nigeria. The photo above shows some students of Community Secondary

Continue reading…