Private Schools lament outrageous Taxation, Harassment in Anambra

Private Schools lament outrageous Taxation, Harassment in Anambra

Association of Community Based School Owners of Nigeria (ACOBSON) has appealed to Anambra State Government to save private schools from high taxation. State Coordinator Lady Chukwuani Ogochukwu, who made the appeal at the inauguration of the Anambra State chapter of the group in Nkwelle Ezunnaka, Oyi Council Area, decried incessant harassment by ‘faceless’ agents who frequently invaded school premises to demand for levies. She also bemoaned what she termed stagnation in the educational sector, accusing governments and political leaders of not carrying along stakeholders, including private school owners, teachers, parents…

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NANS urges Fed Govt, ASUU to negotiate

NANS urges Fed Govt, ASUU to negotiate

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said it supports the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in its negotiations with Federal Government regarding the ongoing strike. NANS President Danielson Akpan told The Nation that ASUU embarked on an indefinite strike not only because of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) issue, but because  government had not fulfilled other agreements reached with ASUU. “We cannot be against ASUU because we have urged government to meet up with the agreements reached with them. We followed up and played…

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UNILAG crisis: Babalakin declines comment after panel appearance

UNILAG crisis: Babalakin declines comment after panel appearancensists UNILAG VC Sack Was Legal

Recused Governing Council Chairman, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin, declined comments to the press after he appeared before the special Visitation Panel set up to look into the crisis rocking the institution. Babalakin said he made his presentation to the Panel chaired by Prof. Tukur Sa’ad but refused to give details. “Nobody has spoken to the press since the Visitation Panel started. You know you are all my friends. “I have made my presentation and that’s all. I have no comment,” he said before entering a black SUV…

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LASU students to resume in batches

LASU students to resume in batches

Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Lanre Fagbohun, has said students of the institution will resume in batches. The final year classes, he said, are expected back in school three months ahead of others. This followed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s directive on Saturday that all tertiary institutions in the state should resume on September 14. Schools have been shut since March 23, 2020, when the Federal Government gave the directive to check the spread of the COVID-19. Speaking in an interview on Eko 89.7FM yesterday, Fagbohun said resumption…

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Nine Characteristics of a Great Teacher

Nine Characteristics of a Great Teacher

Years ago, as a young, eager student, I would have told you that a great teacher was someone who provided classroom entertainment and gave very little homework. Needless to say, after many years of K-12 administrative experience and giving hundreds of teacher evaluations, my perspective has changed. My current position as a professor in higher…

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Motivation and It’s Relation to Learning

Motivation and It's Relation to Learning

Another important factor in determining an individual’s tendency to learn is motivation. Motivation is concerned with an individual’s internal as well as external energies in the direction of an intended goal. An individual cannot learn effectively if he is not motivated to do so. Hence, teachers need to understand the concept of motivation and how it applies to teaching and learning processes. This is the focus of this unit. What is Motivation The term motivation has been defined in several ways. In a nutshell, motivation answers the question: why a…

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Factors that Determine Readiness to Educational Learning

Factors that Determine Readiness to Educational Learning

There are certain factors that determine the readiness of children to educational learning and we are going to have a closer look at the information’s below which include but not limited to relevance of materials and methods of instruction and many more. One of the principles of learning postulated by Edward Thorndike is Law of Readiness. The principles holds that before an organism acts (i.e. learns), it has to be ready – the tendency of the learner before making a connection between stimulus and response (i.e. learning). The readiness is…

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Definition, Types and Theories of Learning

Definition, Types and Theories of Learning

Learning is a literally a fundamental process with certain Theories of Learning, which enables an organism to service. Learning is one of the key concepts in education. Hence, learning has been identified as one of the focal areas of educational psychology. Meanwhile, it has been defined in several ways. A common definition used very often is as follows: It is a psychological process that refers to any change of behavior that is relatively permanent and could be attributed to a result of some particular experience, observation or training. From this…

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Factors that Affect Equality of Educational Opportunity

Factors that Affect Equality of Educational Opportunity

Below are the Interpretations of the Phrase ”Equality of Educational Opportunity” with regards to the Factors that Affect Equality of Educational Opportunity act , Factors Responsible for Inequality of Educational Opportunity as well as the Efforts made to Bridge the Gap between Northern and Southern Nigeria, using Nigeria as a case study. The first interpretation presuppose that each individual should receive an equal share of educational resources irrespective of potential ability. The second interpretation is to treat all those children of the same measured ability in the same way irrespective…

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Meaning of Educational Psychology

Meaning of Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology as an organized field of study is not old. As an independent discipline, psychology acquired separate status very recently. Formally, psychology was studied as a sub-branch of philosophy. Therefore, its first definition from the Greek words: psyche (soul) and Logos (science) was given by the philosophers. This psychology was defined then as ”the science of soul”. This definition was derived from the argument put forward by a Greek philosopher – Democritus – who claimed that everything is composed of indivisible unitary materials known as Atoms. Thus, people are…

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Master of Business Administration Logo

Master of Business Administration Logo

As a student or young professional, you may consider pursuing a Master of Business Administration. An MBA is a popular way to build business and management skills, while also advancing in your career. You gain many invaluable skills, build a strong network, open your career path and learn to think about industry trends and issues differently. An MBA helps set you up for success in the competitive business industry and offers you credibility. But before you decide to make the investment, here’s an outline of what you need to know about…

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Complete List of Master of Business Administration Programs

Complete List of Master of Business Administration Programs

An MBA is a Master of Business Administration degree. MBA program teach fundamental and advanced business practices. MBA programs typically include a strong business foundation in accounting, finance and management as well as advanced courses in business communications, marketing strategy, operations management and quantitative analysis. The top online MBA programs often feature group projects and case studies; these allow students to collaborate with other students who have different perspectives and backgrounds. These collaborations gives students a chance to share ideas, to inspire one another and to build future career networks.…

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Importance of MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Importance of MBA (Master of Business Administration)

MBA programs in business administration are still by far the most popular graduate business degree program. Prospective students often narrow their research exclusively to programs that award MBAs. To aid their efforts, U.S. News publishes its annual rankings of distance education MBA programs. The 2020 Best Online MBA Programs rankings evaluate schools based solely on data related to their distance education MBA programs. U.S. News has assessed non-MBA graduate business degrees in areas such as finance, marketing and management separately for a different ranking, Best Online Graduate Business Programs. Schools with…

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