Africa Education 

World Bank approves $50 million grant to improve quality of  education in Sierra Leone 

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors yesterday approved a $50 million grant to support the Government of Sierra Leone’s flagship program for Free Quality School Education launched in 2018. According to the World Bank, the Free Education Project will support some initial COVID-19 response activities, including provision of distance learning and communication campaigns on prevention. Sierra Leone has made significant gains in school enrolment, but education outcomes and skills acquisition are among the lowest in Africa. The education sector also faces issues of deep inequities in access, weak governance,…

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Strategies For Implementing Proper Educational Technology In Nigerian Schools

Prior to we talk about how to implement Educational technology in Nigeria, there is a need to understand what it means. Educational Technology is the usage of tools such as online tools and resources for the benefit of establishing education. Along with utilizing tools, academic technology assesses both theoretical and useful applications of these tools for learning. Establishing instructional technology in a school makes learning more engaging. Trainees will be interested to understand more, due to the fact that their lessons are now interactive with pictures, videos and slides, all…

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Africa Education 

Unity Bank Partners Dynamiss to Boost Access to E-Learning in Nigeria

With Nigeria still uncertain of the school resumption due to the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic across the country, the importance of e-Learning is more pronounced now more than ever. To this end, Unity Bank Plc has forged a collaborative partnership with Dynamiss, a digital learning solutions provider, to provide low-interest credits to schools to boost access to digital learning resources in Nigeria. Under the partnership, a full e-learning package comprising Microsoft School Portal, Discounted Airtel Data and Free Contents and Devices powered by Dynamiss will be supported with financing from…

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Africa Covid19 

COVID-19: Nigerian doctors kick against planned resumption of schools in Cross River

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Cross River State has warned the state government against its plan to commence a trial resumption of schools. The Cross River government plans to open three public schools in each of the three Senatorial Districts across the State on June 16th. But NMA in a press release signed by its Chairman, Dr Agam Ayuk and the Secretary, Dr Ezoke Epoke said the plan by the state government to commence a trial resumption of three public schools is worrisome. The Association maintained that the quick…

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Africa Education 

Colleges of Education To Reopen On June 29 For Final Year Students

Government has announced that colleges of education across the country will reopen on June 29, 2020 for third and fourth year students. Minister of General Education Mr David Mabumba said at a media briefing in Lusaka this afternoon that the institutions of higher learning, both private and public, have put in place necessary measures to avoid COVID-19 hence the decision to allow the reopening of final year classes. He said the ministry sat to look at what could be done with the over a 100 colleges of education in both…

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