Month: February 2019

GRADES MAY NOT DIRECTLY REFLECT COMPETENCE BUT MAY AFFECT ITS PERCEPTION

Here is the big question, one whose answer seems quite easy yet logical, with a great deal of misconception: “What are the main purposes of grades?” “Do they really show the level of understanding and competence or are they just a system of numbers or alphabets created to applaud and rebuke students’ preparation for examinations?” …

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ACHIEVING EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE QUALITY OF EDUCATION: THE ROLE OF TEACHERS (Part 2)

Teacher education is the major instrument for achieving equitable and inclusive quality education in any nation. It is the hub of education, and whatever they receive will definitely be replicated in the entire education system. First, it is important to consider how it might be possible for teachers to develop new ways of believing that: …

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ACHIEVING EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE QUALITY OF EDUCATION: THE ROLE OF TEACHERS (Part 1)

All fingers are not equal but every child’s right to education is.The SDG 4 seeks to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. UN states that education is key for many other SDGs to be achieved, since quality education contributes to breaking the cycle of poverty for many …

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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION SENSITIZATION WALK AND TAOHEED SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL OUTREACH

The morning of the 24th day of January, 2019, which marked the 1st United Nations’ International Day of Education, greeted the Taoheed Community, Basin, Ilorin, Kwara State, with an awareness walk. Yattiyr Scholarship Initiative (YSI) began her sensitization with an awareness walk at Taoheed Junction. A cry for “Right to Quality Education” was proclaimed loudly and clearly to all passersby, shop owners, motorists, and the residents in general. A few members of the public along the street were also interviewed to air their opinions on the Nigerian education system.