[Vanguard] The United States Consul General F. John Bray on Tuesday in Lagos disclosed that there are currently 11,710 students from Nigeria studying in the United States. With that number, he said Nigeria becomes 1st in Sub-Saharan Africa and 12th in the world.
[News24Wire] A 40-minute video that purportedly captured violence during the Fees Must Fall protest in 2016, will be used as evidence against Economic Freedom Fighters Students Command activist Bonginkosi Khanyile on Wednesday.
[Daily Trust] A private, pan-African university in Abuja, African University of Science and Technology (AUST) has graduated 25 PhDs and 432 Masters Degree holders from across Africa in its ten years of existence.
[Nation] St Joseph’s Rapogi High School in Migori County has been closed following two dormitory fires.
[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers and the Teachers Service Commission are headed for a clash over performance appraisals and contracting once again.
[News24Wire] The impact that a South African programme has made on the education of children has earned it a prestigious international award.
[News24Wire] The trial of Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal’s Fees Must Fall movement, is expected to resume in the Durban Regional Court on Wednesday.
[This Day] United States Consul General F. John Bray disclosed yesterday in Lagos that Nigeria had the highest number of students from sub-Saharan Africa studying in the US and ranked 12th among the over one million foreign students in the country. Bray spoke at the Consulate General in Lagos during a pre-departure orientation for Nigerian students heading to US to study.
[This Day] Minna -10,000 teachers in public primary and junior secondary schools in Niger State are to benefit from the N2.1 billion motorcycle loan scheme designed to enhance the productivity and provide mobility for those teaching in ‘hard to reach rural areas of the state.
[This Day] Five months after 41,735 secondary school students sat for the qualifying examination of the 2018 Cowbellpedia Mathematics TV Quiz Show, the second stage of the competition is about to commence.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Eighteen students from Aquinas High and Huruma Girls in Nairobi who have been arrested over claims of planning a strike, are due in court on Tuesday.
Factors beyond the school gate make it impossible for schools to affect pupils’ weight, says report
This may explain the sharp fall in teen pregnancies, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service says.
The number of under-18s caught on the tracks rises from 86 to 173 in the space of three years.
Head of watchdog says teachers do not have ‘silver bullet’ to cure health problem
Schools cannot provide a “silver bullet” to tackle childhood obesity and should not be expected to solve society’s wider problems, the chief inspector of Ofsted has warned.
Amanda Spielman said teachers were already stretched and should not be distracted from their primary role as educators. She said that while...
[SciDev.Net] An open access database on education research conducted by Africa-based researchers has been launched to raise the visibility and impact of such research.
Religious education needs to be taken more seriously in a diverse society, says Charles Clarke.
Ex-education secretary says assemblies, syllabus and admissions policy need change
Religious education in schools is outdated and should be replaced with a new subject: religion, belief and values, and the right of parents to withdraw their children from classes should be scrapped, according to the former Labour education secretary Charles Clarke.
Significant shifts in the UK since the...
Leighanne Bromley was left “gobsmacked” by the expletive-laden message about autistic son Harley.
[News24Wire] The trial of Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal’s Fees Must Fall movement, has officially commenced, nearly three years after his arrest.
Ethnic minority characters should feature in more books and not be defined by their “otherness”.