Most UAE parents are not ready for children’s education

Parents in the UAE are not adequately prepared to support the educational ambitions they have for their children, according to new research. The research, conducted by HSBC, looks at how financially prepared parents in the UAE are to fund their child’s education, their academic priorities and expectations and how they need to be better organised…

Education Minister Should be Sacked – ASUP

Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Ebonyi State chapter, yesterday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sack the Supervising Minister of Education, Chief Nyesom Wike. The union described as dishertening the interference of the minister in the appointment of a new rector for Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic Unwana, Ebonyi state. They…

Expert Solicits For Sex Education In Schools

An expert has canvassed a comprehensive sexuality education in the curriculum of schools for the youths so as to reduce HIV/AIDS infection among the demograph population. According to 2010 survey, out of the 3.1 million Nigerians living with HIV/AIDS, nearly half of that number are between 15 and 24 years old. Speaking at the National…

2013 WASSCE Results Anambra State is the Best – Why?

Anambra state was yesterday declared  the leading States in education in Nigeria by emerging the overall best in the  2013 West African Senior   School Certificate Examination(WASSCE). The official WAEC result, made available to the press yesterday, showed that Ghana came first among West African countries while Anambra State came first among States in Nigeria followed…

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NECO: Moving Away From The Past

The registrar and chief executive of NECO, Prof. Promise Okpala, in this interview with KUNI TYESSI, talks about what the examination body is doing to check examination malpractices and also ensure that students are better prepared for the examination.  Looking at the performance of students in NECO’s SSCE in the last three years, that of …