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Justina Dika-Oha has written off the current school term. Her three children will not return to their physical classes until September.  Schools have been shut for more than eight weeks in Lagos, Nigeria’s coronavirus epicenter. The city’s disease curve has refused to flatten, even after a five-week lockdown. So, on Zoom every weekday at 10am, […]


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Nigeria is not a choice destination for quality education if you were to judge by international higher education rankings. Teachers and policymakers are operationally limited by a dubious history of funding, among other factors. As a consequence, when you discuss ‘education’ with a Nigeria-educated Nigerian, the conversation does not usually reflect a stock of pleasurable […]

In 2007, a project called One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) began developing $100 computers for school children especially in developing countries where poor systems posed a challenge to quality education.  The OLPC XO-1, the initiative’s first model was a low-power device with antennas to boost Wi-Fi reception and an interactive Sugar operating system. At its […]


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Certification or creativity, which is of higher value to the Nigerian student? Anyone with the typical Nigerian school experience would say classrooms are optimized for certification above all else. Beyond permitting music, arts and debates clubs, not a lot is designed to boost creative potential.  But while many millennials winged through the drudgery and made […]


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