What does the future hold for education? Would edtech really replace teachers by 2030? Should teachers fear?
Learning is not synonymous to boring. Using interest to focus attention on a knowledge gap drives learning gains.
(A Case For Ambitious Learning and Teaching) 'La cram, la pour, la forget' is a phenomenon that learners in this part of the world are all too conversant with, it underrates deep learning, assimilating and applying knowledge but instead emphasizes a verbatim reproduction of what is taught. And would you blame learners, when infact the... Continue Reading →
In my 300 level, after realizing that I was going to study Physiology for the rest of my time as an undergraduate in University of Ibadan, I decided to face my realities, I would give it my best shot. At 300 level, our only courses were physiology courses and Ganong (a textbook on human physiology)... Continue Reading →
Perhaps what is the saddest part of the Nigerian education narrative is not the state of emergency of her education sector but the impeding reality that her human capacity may decline over the next years because of her failing education system (according to World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report). But like I said, just like... Continue Reading →
Grades by pure definition are those little letters/numbers that determines whether you are qualified or if there'll be a negative prefix before your defining adjective. They are the first qualification system we experience in life. Schools invest huge time and money into standard and tests and attempt to summarize a students learning progress with a... Continue Reading →
Late last year, the minister of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, appealed to the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency in the education sector. Other nationals like Ben Murray Bruce and the Senate joined in this appeal. A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that... Continue Reading →
I started an education series called This Thursday last year. This Thursday series is a weekly post on education issues, concepts and opinions. The theme for last year was 'Letters to the Edu-concerned', and I have themed this year's blog series 'Towards SDG 4'. Allow me to give you a sneak peak into what we'll... Continue Reading →