41 Delta teachers demoted, barred from exams over WASSCE malpractice

Sanctions have been visited on 41 teachers by Delta State government over examination malpractice perpetrated during the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE. A statement, on Monday, by the state Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Patrick Ukah, confirmed the development. He said the decision followed the recommendation of the Examination Ethics Disciplinary […]

report names HEIs most at risk from drop in international students

Published by the Higher Education Strategy Associates, the ‘State of Postsecondary Education in Canada 2020’ report compares universities and colleges’ operating margins with their international student enrolment, and assesses which institutions are at most risk from...

Ed experts fear rise in dropouts as remote learning continues

Dive Brief: Though graduation rates steadily increased over the last few years, education leaders expect remote learning will cause that trend to reverse in the 2020-21 school year, The Huffington Post reports.  Last year when schools closed due to coronavirus, most...

Report: Teacher pay still lags peers in other professions by 19.2%

Dive Brief: The disparity between teachers’ salaries and those of other industries remains high despite some slight improvement last year. In 2019, teachers made 19.2% less than their nonteaching peers who had similar experience and education, an improvement of 2.8%...