Schools in FCT reopen for students in terminal classes

By Abayomi Adeshida Following the announcement for the re-opening of schools by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 for students in terminal classes of JSS 3 and SSS3 for the purposes of writing examinations, the Education Secretariat of the FCTA hereby states as follows i. All schools in the FCT can re-open for exit students […]

Abia releases guidelines for school resumption

Ikpeazu By Ugochukwu Alaribe – Umuahia Following the recommendations of education stakeholders in Abia state to resume academic activities on August 10, 2020, the state government has listed guidelines for the schools to implement before opening their gates to...

MURIC rejects 2020 WASSCE timetable, says it’s anti-Muslim

Prof. ishaq Akintola By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA – Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has slammed the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) over the timetable it released for the conduct of the 2020 Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). The Islamic group...

Schools shifted chronic absenteeism strategies amid closures

Dive Brief: According to the U.S. Department of Education, 16% of all students, or more than 7 million, were chronically absent in the 2015-16 school year, EdSurge reports, noting that while the federal government is waiving participation rate as an achievement...

Int’l students urged to stay home and learn online

According to a report by The Korea Times foreign students entering the country currently have to go through special entry procedures around flight schedules and self-quarantine on arrival.  “A detailed plan for the second semester will be announced next month” However...