08-11-19 News

In Nigeria

Ibidapo-Obe seeks more attention for education (The Nation)

Crisis brew as Ayade appoints new VC for CRUTECH (Daily Post)

JAMB gives update on sale of 2020 UTME application forms (Daily Post)

Don’t delay school projects, Delta commissioner warns contractors (PUNCH)

UBEC counterpart funds: Commissioner lauds Ihedioha for paying up (PUNCH)

New educational system’ll make Nigerians self-reliant — FG (PUNCH)

UN trains Osun pupils in social media use (PUNCH)

Lagos primary school teachers to get Tablets as teaching tool — Dep Gov (Vanguard)

Bill for the Establishment of a Federal Polytechnic, Delta State, scaled second reading (Vanguard)

Nigerian universities in quest for global excellence (Guardian)

Falana urges varsities to lift ban on student unionism (Guardian)

Rights group faults Buhari’s poor budgetary allocation to education (Guardian)

FUOYE shines at NUTAF competition (Guardian)

Undergraduates decry night crawling activities on campus (Guardian)

UNIOSUN launches empowerment scheme for undergraduates (Guardian)

Official tasks graduating students on solving societal problems (Guardian)

Psychologist advises on parenting, grooming skills (Guardian)

‘Graduates must blaze the trail in innovation, change’ (Guardian)

‘Nigeria needs strong political will to get its universities to world-class standard’ (Guardian)

UNIBEN suspends social activities over shooting on campus (Guardian)

Jim Ovia Foundation now receiving entries for 2019/2020 MUSTE Scholarship application (Legit.ng)

Drama as Christian clerics urge fellow believers to learn Arabic language (Legit.ng)


Around the World

Five things you need to know this week about global education (ReliefWeb)

Remaking the Classroom — and the World (Harvard Graduate School of Education)

2019-26 Competency-based Platform market expects to see significant growth during 2019-26 to register healthy CAGR at +10% CAGR by BNED Loud Cloud, D2L, Ellucian, Flat World Education, Articulate (Market Expert)

Yorkshire universities in top 100 in the world universities ranking (Yorkshire Post)

No exams, no uniform and no football team: Inside the best school in the world (Telegraph.co.uk)