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The Universal Basic Education Board (UBEC) has approved the location of one of its smart schools in Kwara State.The commission previously approved the construction of the first set of smart schools in 2019 in 20 states, but Kwara was clearly not considered due to his outcast status between 2013 and 2019. Designed to provide 21st …

An analytical statistics organization, SBMorgan Intelligence, estimated the number of out-of-school children in Nigeria at 12,320,529. However, the Federal Ministry of Education disputed this figure, saying Nigeria did not reach the figure. SBMorgan Intelligence, which cited its source as the Federal Ministry of Education and the Council for Universal Basic Education, said 12,320,529 children were …

A mother in Durban said her husband saw a message on their son’s school group last Wednesday, saying a teacher tested positive for the virus. She says the school should have been closed for the rest of the week, but believes she was instead negligent and irresponsible in telling the children to attend class and …

Massachusetts lawmakers made big changes to the state’s education funding formula two years ago, boosting spending on special education, low-income students, and English learners. But key aspects of the state’s money-sharing mechanism remain unbalanced. Schools in the wealthiest communities end up with a disproportionate share of the state’s new education dollars. A report released last …

A year ago, the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl by numerous assailants at the Red Sea hotel in Eilat became public and shocked the country. The rape, reportedly perpetrated primarily by minors, brought conversations about sex offenses to the forefront of public discourse and pushed leaders to find solutions to Israel’s failures in dealing …

The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) announced on Sunday August 22 that it is opening applications for its 2021 Junior Level Science Fellowship (JLSS) program. (Facebook page DOST-SEI) DOST-SEI made the announcement in a Facebook post on Sunday. “DOST-SEI is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the 2021 Junior Level …

“Here we are again.” These are the words of a Tennessee art teacher that reflect educators’ distrust of the new school year as a recent wave of COVID-19 threatens plans to resume in-person learning. Yet in the face of all this continuing uncertainty, heroic educators always ask: How can I support my students? They consider …

If you ask 100 people what subjects they would like to have learned in school, chances are the vast majority of them bemoan the lack of education in personal finance. Whether it’s taxes, credit, or investing, most of us have to learn it the hard way. In my case, I learned a bit about finance …

Not in itself or by itself. But, given the tightly centralized structure of the system, an Education Commission (EdCom) is arguably critical to strategy development and required by the results of international benchmarks which have shown the Philippines to have the weakest skills in science, math and reading. So it was encouraging, soon after the …

By Chulumanco Mahamba 2h ago Share this article: To shareTweeterTo shareTo shareTo shareE-mailTo share Johannesburg – Teachers’ unions are protesting against the Ministry of Basic Education’s plan to reduce social distancing from one meter to half a meter in schools. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced this week that the department intends to contact Cabinet …