ESL teachers, unions challenge use of fixed-term contracts

According to English UK, 95% of the 35,000 staff working in the UK’s ELT industry have been furloughed or seen their jobs impacted in some way, including being made redundant. Disputes, particularly over how redundancy pay is calculated, have arisen in part due to the...

Empower teachers via AI and edtech solutions, educators urged

Technology can magnify capabilities such as power, time and data, rather than totally replace traditional solutions, Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Partner Strategy leader David Gibson said, as he attempted to quash fears about Artificial Intelligence making the role...

FG adopts career path policy for teachers

The Federal Government on Saturday in Abuja said that plans are underway to adopt a career path policy for Nigerian teachers to stem spate of unqualified teachers in the country. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, said this while...

14,000 candidates sit for Federal Teachers Scheme exams

By Joseph Erunke – Abuja No fewer than 14,729 candidates wrote the 2020/2021 Federal Teachers’ Scheme, FTS, examinations conducted Monday across the country. The examination for teachers which is a programme of the federal government was held simultaneously in 74...

Buhari’s welfare approvals for teachers: Getting states to implement

By Adesina Wahab This year’s Teachers’ Day cel-ebration in Nigeria was a different one, as the celebration witnessed the pronouncement by President Muhammadu Buhari of some policies designed to enhance teachers’  welfare and make their job attractive, and to also...