2022 Private Candidates WASSCE results released

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has released preliminary results for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates in 2022, which was taken by 43,742 candidates. The examination body disclosed that the entry figure is composed of 20,164 males and 23,578 females. 76 of the candidates were also visually impaired, and two were deaf. The results of approximately 901 candidates accused of exam malpractice have been withheld. Meanwhile, caution has ...[Read More]

Universities in Nigeria ordered to close ahead of the election

Because of the general elections on February 25, the Nigerian National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the country’s universities to close from February 22 to March 14. Concerns about the safety and security of staff and students during the poll prompted the decision. According to local media, the NUC is part of the Federal Ministry of Education and was given the order by Education Minister Adamu Adamu. Because of the country’s ongoing insecurity issues, there has been some...[Read More]

Punish local authorities for negligence in the collapse of the Ejuraman Anglican SHS dining hall

In an interview with Johnnie Hughes on the 3FM Sunrise Morning Show, Sampson Wolanyo Deklu, Technical Lead at the Bureau of Public Safety, called for stricter punishment to be applied to officials of local assemblies whose negligence caused the collapse of the dining hall of Ejuraman Anglican Secondary School in the Ejura Sekyedumase Municipal District of Ashanti Region. Ejuraman Anglican SHS students were hospitalised at Ejura Government Hospital after their school’s dining hall collapsed...[Read More]

South Africa: Minister Hopes to Expand Build Environment Bursary Programme

Public Works and Foundation minister Patricia de Lille says she will campaign for more cash for her area of expertise’s bursary program so more students can proceed with their examinations in the field of the constructed climate. The Branch of Public Works and Foundation’s bursary program shapes part of the Abilities Pipeline Program where students are energized at the secondary school level to begin thinking about vocations in the fabricated climate. The bursaries are granted to und...[Read More]

Ghana: All Should Support School Funding – Dr Boakye Yiadom

Cape Coast — The Chief General of the Organization of Instructive Preparation and Organization of the College of Cape Coast, Dr Michael Boakye-Yiadom, has called for help from all areas of the general public in supporting training in the country. He noticed that the help from partners would contribute towards working on quality training. He, in this manner, required the reception of creative ways towards persuading everyone to be in school to accomplish the Maintainable Advancement Objectives (S...[Read More]

Zimbabwe: Government urges guardians to show restraint, says 2-year commitment of free training still in the pipeline

  Essential and optional training clergyman Evelyn Ndlovu has said the government is as yet settling the execution of a free State supported schooling strategy. In 2018 President Emmerson Mnangagwa originally made a “free schooling for all one year from now” guarantee concerning 2019. In 2020 Mnangagwa then, at that point, endorsed into regulation the Schooling Correction Act which propels the public authority to give free fundamental training however is yet to be carried out. T...[Read More]

Kenya: Parents are concerned about the high cost of their children’s stationery

NAIROBI, Kenya, January 23 As schools reopen on Monday, parents are concerned about the high cost of their children’s stationery, uniforms, and other educational materials. In addition to the current economic strain and high cost of living, they claim that the assessments, particularly in secondary schools, are exorbitant. The majority of parents are complaining about the skyrocketing costs of educational materials, claiming that it is difficult for them to meet their children’s need...[Read More]

Zimbabwe: “Academics for Economic Development”

Zimbabwe: Under the heading “Academics for Economic Development,” university lecturers are scheduled to participate in Zanu-PF’s commandeered ideology classes on January 23, 2023, in New Zimbabwe (London). The Higher and Tertiary Education ministry has sent invitations to universities all over the country. The ministry wants to train at least 20 lecturers from each facility. Members of institutions are expected to cover the cost of attending Midlands State University’s or...[Read More]

How Nigerian varieties can adapt to the 21st century and compete globally

Nigerian varieties can adapt to the 21st century and compete globally, this is why Tertiary institutions have been instructed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to review their curriculums in order to incorporate hard, soft, and digital skill sets. The commission stated that this would equip students and enable them to function effectively as 21st-century global citizens. Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, the commission’s Executive Secretary, made the announcement at the 53rd convocation ...[Read More]

Education in Africa

Education in Africa cannot be overemphasized as it is undoubtedly the most important consideration that Africa needs to evolve and develop as a continent. Unfortunately, education remains out of reach for the majority of children in some parts of Africa. “More than 150 million children aged 3 – 5 do not have access to pre-primary education, including more than 80% of children in low-income countries”. These children grow up to become adults, and leaders, in the nearest future. The developm...[Read More]

Students suffer as a result of the power outage during exams

  Power outage during exams has caused Students in Zimbabwe to be struggling to study for and write their exams as a result of a widespread power crisis that is expected to last into 2023. Some students have been sleeping on their campuses in order to prepare for sit-down assessments and charge their study materials. Others have been required to write their exams in the dark. The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), a power utility, has been forced to implement load-shedding schedu...[Read More]

Nigeria: FG Registers Two Unions

Different reactions have met with the government’s recent decision as FG Registers Two Unions. The claimed absence of democracy, openness, and improper accounting of check-off dues by ASUU, according to Mr Ngige, allowed for the registration of the new unions. The Congress of Nigerian University Academics (CONUA) and the National Association of Medical and Dental Academics, two freshly established academic unions in Nigerian institutions, have completed the registration procedure (NAMDA). ...[Read More]

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