SASSBUC expansion to other parts of Nigeria included Ibadan in the Southwest and Warri in the mid-western parts where 2 co-ordinators were appointed. The Ibadan and Warri co-ordinators, Louise Omoyine and Ochuko Ediru both recruited participants to the programme who registered and duly attended sessions scheduled bi-weekly in May, June, July and August 2020. Despite […]
Post-UME Tests and consequences on University intakes As mentioned earlier, University funding has dwindled to the lowest as less attention continues to be paid to higher education, and there are no motivations for private organisations to sponsor academic research. Universities therefore have become desperate to generate fund to be sustainable by imposing Post-University Matriculation Screening […]
Secondary Education With the enormity of inadequacy in knowledge and lack of capacity from the early years, education for socio-economic development remains alien to the child. Years back in the 1960, 70s and to some extent the 1980s, school libraries and science laboratories were functioning. Whilst the libraries provided useful books and journals on a […]
The debate surrounding the structure and quality of education in Nigeria is enormous and wide ranging. Although this paper may not be able to detail all the challenges, it will bring some of them into focus. It is however important to state from the onset that the overall responsibility for profound evaluation of Nigeria’s educational […]
The online discussion initiated by UKAPES co-founder, Joyce Elemson with Dr Lilian Schofield, Dr Toyin Coker and Mbeke Waseme navigates Post Covid-19 Pedagogy. Much appreciation to panelists for taking precious time out of very busy schedules for the discussion.
Remote learning is a concept that has been imposed on many schools and families due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of schools by many governments. The idea of students attending primary and secondary school from home is not self-chosen by most families, but has become a way to make the best of […]
In order to raise human capital through the simplistic approach of the bottom top method, SASSBUC was conceived in October 2019 on a crowd funding platform to raise funds for the implementation of the project. The campaign posted on Gofundme has since been generating funds to initiate the preliminary steps of recruiting suitable participants who […]
As advocates of education through teacher development and enhanced pedagogy, the current global pandemic constitutes serious concern to us. COVID 19, otherwise known as Coronavirus is known to be a highly infectious virus originating from China that has spread to different parts of the world within weeks restricting global travel, businesses and livelihoods, its latest […]
John Ufot, a UKAPES supporter with several years teaching experience in top selective schools in Southeast England convened a conference themed Education Matters Conference on 22nd February 2020 in the Barnfield Community Hub, Plumstead, London. Below is his report: As part of its continuous effort to ensure that parents and communities keep abreast with the […]
UKAPES interview with Orange 94.5 FM, Akure, Nigeria The interview, from our archives, was conducted in Orange FM studios, Akure, Ondo State following a recommendation from education officials who participated in CPD programmes across selected schools in the Western part of Nigeria.