UJ Opening New Lab For Engineering Students

The University of Jamestown’s mechanical engineering students will have access to a new lab on the first floor of the Sorkness Center starting this fall, located inside a building addition that was constructed this summer. Construction and equipment for the project cost approximately $1.2 million. The lab features new equipment, including several mill presses that […]

Coping With Stress – Tips For Educators

Before educators can help students cope with their problems and be ready to learn, they must first take time to care for themselves. The following are ways educators can take control of their lives and manage their own stress so that they will be available to assist their students. ________ Accept yourself as an imperfect […]

Emotional Abuse Of Children

Emotional abuse is commonly defined as systematic attacks on a child’s emotional well-being and sense of self-worth. It is based on power and control and often accompanies other forms of abuse. Emotional abuse is the most challenging form of child maltreatment to identify and stop. Since it is difficult to detect, assess and substantiate, many […]

UNILORIN FM At 10: V-C Says Community TV To Begin Soon

The Vice-Chancellor of University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Tuesday said the institution would soon start television broadcasting that would be unprecedented in the history of community broadcasting in Nigeria. The vice-chancellor stated this on Tuesday at the 10th anniversary of Unilorin 89.3 FM held at the institution He said that the move to […]

OAU Ex-Student Wins UNICAF Scholarship

A FORMER student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun State, Adedapo Adeniruju, has won the UNICAF essay competition. He received the grand prize of a scholarship for an online Masters at UNICAF. Adedapo, 27, who also got a new laptop, is a writer and documentary film maker. Based in Ibadan, Oyo State, the […]

Kwara University Authorities Deny Increasing School Fees

There have been insinuations that the school had increased the school fees as acceptance fees that was formally N30,000 is said to have been increased to N35,000 while tuition fees now stand at N145,000 from N98,000.  According to a statement by the acting Vice -Chancellor of the University, Professor Sakah Mahmud, tuition fees of both […]

Kaduna Govt To Convert 13 Day Secondary Schools To Boarding

Kaduna state Government is to convert 13 day secondary schools into boarding schools in its efforts to revamp the education sector in the state. Commissioner for Education, Dr Shehu Muhammad, who disclosed this at the home coming of 1981 set of Kufena College Zaria, now Science Secondary School Kufena, held at the College Hall in […]

Ten Ways To Involve Fathers In Their Children’s Education

Parent involvement in schools has traditionally been carried out by mothers. Yet boys and girls need positive, male role models. When fathers take an active role in education, schools report an increase in student achievement. However, there are many barriers to participation by fathers such as: The belief that a child’s education is a mother’s […]

What Will Your Students Remember?

When I asked educators what they remember about former teachers, one said, “I remember a teacher who made me feel welcome, safe and important. She saw something special in me.” Another stated, “It seemed like every day Mr. Miller would look me in the eye, smile at me, and acknowledge me in some way.” In […]