Education and Training

‘How COVID-19 affected education’

By Chinyere Okoroafor COVID-19 affected 73.4 per cent of schools worldwide, with 1.2 billion pupils forced out, says a report by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Education Partnership (TEP) Centre. The Education Innovation Survey report was released during the launch of the TEP Centre, with the theme: Learning …

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Few students turn up as schools resume in Edo

Agency Reporter Few students in final year classes turned up as schools resume in Edo on Monday after four months of closure. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who went round some of the public and private schools in Benin City, the state capital, observed that the schools enforced …

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JAMB to shift 2020/2021 admissions’ date

TERTIARY institutions may be prevailed upon to delay the screening of admission seekers for the 2020/2021 academic session, it was learnt on Sunday. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and heads of all tertiary institutions are billed for a meeting today to discuss the possibility of shifting the commencement …

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Group launches e-learning platform for students

By Mariam Ileyemi Amidst the raging COVID-19 pandemic, a team of Nigerian Youths have pulled ideas and resources together to find a lasting solution to learning during the Coronavirus pandemic. On July 13, 2020 iQlearners launched, an e-learning platform for Senior Secondary, Jamb and Undergraduate students across Nigeria, to help …

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