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How poor Food nutrition affects pupils’ learning and academics

How poor Food nutrition affects pupils’ learning and academics Nutrition is important for children’s brain development and has consequences for their academic performance and future potential. KOFOWOROLA BELO-OSAGIE outlines what parents can do to feed their department. Parents want a beautiful child who is doing well in school. While providing a good school, teachers, and …

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Low cost school celebrates pupils’ common entrance performance

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   ANUOLUWAPELUMI Dawodu is headed for Queen’s College, Yaba when school resumes and it is a big deal to her family and school. Getting admitted into the 94-year- old school on merit is no mean feat considering it is one of the most sought-after of the 104 Federal Unity Colleges across the …

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LASUBEB begins tracking 20,993 absentee pupils

Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   THE Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) has begun tracking about 20,993 pupils in its 1016 primary schools who have not returned to the classroom since schools resumed last month under a new initiative called Project Zero. The board is depending on head teachers, Local Government Education Authority (LGEA) Education officers, …

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Education, entertainment vital for pupils

By Sampson Unamka   The founder of Hot Ticket Productions, Blessing Amidu, has  reiterated the importance  of education and entertainment (Edutainment) for children during and after the Coronavirus pandemic. This, she said, led to the production of the first feature-length cartoon movie to enable children to  learn the country’s history which  would be released next …

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‘Learn at Home’ project targets one million pupils

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie   Data Science Nigeria and Malezi, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, have created a platform for underprivileged children to access quality education through multi-channel platforms for the next one year. The deal was built on the back of the school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic which elevated the application of …

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Ekiti SUBEB to collaborate with NOA on promotion of national values among pupils

The Executive Chairman of the Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof Femi Akinwumi has stressed the readiness of the board to collaborate with the National Orientation Agency(NOA) in the “Occupy their hearts programme” under which pupils in schools are encouraged to imbibe the Core National Values and respect the national symbols. The SUBEB …

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Special needs pupils rejoice as youth corps member fixes school

From Emma Elekwa, Onitsha It was jubilation galore at the God’s Care School for Persons with Disability, Amaenyi, Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra state following the renovation of a block of classrooms, a dormitory and three toilets by Mr. Christopher Shiyan, a corps member serving in the area. The projects which also included …

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How volunteer teachers helped pupils during lockdown

By Kofoworola Belo-Osagie The COVID-19 pandemic brought out the resourcefulness in members of the second cohort of Teach for Nigeria (TFN) volunteer teachers’ fellowship scheme – with fellows birthing creative ideas that helped many under-privileged children in the hinterland learn despite school closures. Chief Executive Officer, TFN, Ms. Folawe Omikunle, praised their innovation and resourcefulness …

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