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Women Outshine Men At Universities, Schools

Women Outshine Men At Universities, Schools

In a study by education researcher, Dr Nic Spaull, and Hendrik van Broekhuizen, of the Socio-Economic Policy (ReSEP) based at the Stellenbosch University’s Department of Economics, women rank higher than men. Their study, titled The ‘Martha Effect’: The compounding female advantage in South African higher education, was recently published in the Stellenbosch Working Paper Series […]

Manana To Pay R100 000 or Face 12 Months In Jail

Manana To Pay R100 000 or Face 12 Months In Jail

The Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday ordered former Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana to pay R100 000 fine or face 12 months in jail. He was also ordered to complete 500 hours of community service and to complete a rehabilitation program. On September 13, Manana was convicted of three counts of […]

National Open University Gets First Female Deputy Vice-Chancellor

National Open University Gets First Female Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Joy Eyisi, a professor of English Language, on Thursday assumed duty as the new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). That followed her victory in an election conducted by the university Senate on Wednesday to fill the slot which became vacant at the expiration of the tenure of Patrick Eya. […]

Oyo, Microsoft Partnership To Provide 800 Computers

Oyo, Microsoft Partnership To Provide 800 Computers

The Oyo State Government on Wednesday disclosed that it is partnering Microsoft and Signal Alliance on its digital literacy programme, saying that 800 computers will be provided across eight centres as the pilot scheme. The government disclosed these during a Press conference attended by representatives of Microsoft Nigeria, Signal Alliance, tertiary institutions, schools’ governing boards […]

UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

UNILEVER Donates 100 Computers To Chitungwiza Schools.

Unilever Zimbabwe, through its washing powder brand OMO, has donated 100 computers to selected primary schools in Chitungwiza as part of the company’s efforts to cut the technology gap between the developed and developing countries. This forms part of the organisation’s initiative called “Vheneka Musha Mukuru” tailored to give back to the community and deliver […]

Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers

Joint Message on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day 2017 Teachers are a critical foundation of every society’s long-term strength — providing children, young people and adults with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their potential. But around the world, far too many teachers don’t have the freedom and support they need to […]

Works Of Young Female Writers Published In New Book

Works Of Young Female Writers Published In New Book

 The works of six young, female writers have been published in a new book about Liberia. The “Sexy Like A Book (Book one) Enchanting Voices” anthology is an effort of the Martha Juah Educational Foundation’s, an academic imitative designed to inspire young women and girls to improve their perspective on reading, literacy and education. The […]

Rant Of The Day – More Than Thunder

Rant Of The Day –  More Than Thunder

Welcome to the rant column                                                         The conversation.  Vivian : Mum, I want to go to a federal school Mum : What do you want to study again? […]

ASUU Suspends Strike

ASUU Suspends Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended the five weeks old strike. It directed members to return to the classrooms with immediate effect. ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters last night after a long meeting with the Federal Government delegation, led by Minister of Laboutr and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige, that they […]

More Women Should Climb The Ladder Of Educational Leadership

More Women Should Climb The Ladder Of Educational Leadership

Ministry of Education has planned to increase the share of women leadership in education by 25 percent this fiscal year. However, the viability of the goal relays on all stakeholders’ concerted efforts in overcoming the potential challenges facing women educational leaders, researchers comment. Indeed, such ambitious plan enhances women’s educational leadership role. But, the efforts […]

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