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Teachers' Salary Increment

FG Reveals When Teachers’ Salary Increment Approved by Buhari Will Take Off

The federal government has announced that the new Special Teachers Salary Scale approved by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2020 is expected to take off on January 1, 2022. This was disclosed in a tweet posted via the official Twitter handle of the federal government, @NigeriaGov, on Wednesday, May. The tweet reads in part: “The new …

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Teachers to Soon Bear Distinguished Like Senators

Teachers to Soon Bear Distinguished Like Senators – Nwokocha

Prof. Steve Nwokeocha of Sociology of Education, University of Calabar says plans are underway for teachers to bear the title “Distinguished” as borne by senators. Nwokeocha, who is Executive Director, Academics, Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities, made this known in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday. He said that beyond the title Distinguished, teachers …

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Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program for 2021/2022

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is pleased to announce the annual call for applications for the 2021-2022 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) Program. TEA is a six-week professional development program for outstanding secondary-level teachers, preferably in public schools in Nigeria. Selected teachers will travel to the United States …

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Recruitment into Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS)

ONLINE APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT INTO THE FEDERAL TEACHERS’ SCHEME (FTS) FOR 2020/2021 SERVICE PERIOD. Applications are invited from eligible candidates for recruitment into the Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) for 2020/2021 service period. The Federal Teachers’ Scheme (FTS) is a two-year intervention programme established by the Federal Government in 2006 to assist States in addressing teacher …

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EdTech Summit Nigeria

EdTech Summit Nigeria 2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak, lockdown and restrictions have also impacted education at all levels and will continue to do so at least for as long as learners and teachers are unable to physically meet in the four walls of our educational institutions. This caused the conceived EdTech Summit Nigeria. With COVID-19 catalyzing the largest online …

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Nigeria Universities Online Degree

Nigeria Universities Approved by NUC to offer Online Degree

As technology continue to proffer solution in many industry, education sector is not left behind. Some institutions in Nigeria have started offering lectures through online. The perceived danger caused National University Commission to come out clear on their stand concerning the situation. Below is the announcement made by NUC on the use of eLearning. Here …

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Educational Technology: A must for every Teacher

Technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation. Educational Technology skill is going to be a must prerequisite for every teacher. Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and …

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The Review of National Benchmark for Nigerian Teachers

The quest to improve and move the nation’s oldest profession, the teaching profession forward got a boost recently when the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) gathered key experts to review the Professional Standards for Nigerian Teachers (PSNT). The PSNT was first introduced in 2010 by TRCN but because of new issues and the need …

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