Education

Ghana’s Minister for Education invited to serve on UN Advisory Group for Mission 4.7

Ghana’s Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has been invited to be part of a High-Level Advisory Group for Mission 4.7, a new global initiative to put into practice the bold vision articulated by the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) on education and target 4.7. Mission 4.7 is a partnership between the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), United …

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A Reading List For Black Expats From ‘Basic Black’

Basic Black explores the cultural nuances of communities of color, often from the perspective within America, but in our episode “Traveling and the Black Expat Experience”, we journeyed into the world of Black American expatriates. Black Americans who travel abroad to find a new home do so for many reasons, with better economic opportunities and escaping racism being top contenders.  To …

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EDUCATION IS NOT ABOUT DATA CONSUMPTION – Achimota School Must Appeal Part 1

“Education is what remains after forgetting what you learned in school.” Einstein. I put it this way, ‘’school prepares you to be able to educate yourself for life.’’ Education never ends.  We learn so much in school that a philosophy that makes consumption of data in the classroom as the  most important thing and therefore whatever does not affect it …

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STEMi Makers Africa and Oracle Academy empowering Nigeria educators

STEMi Makers Africa partnered with Oracle Academy to empower tertiary educators in Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and Monotechnics through Computing Education Bootcamp from  April 14-15, 2021. The 2-days virtual Bootcamp offered hands-on lab sessions in Oracle Cloud Compute VM – Install Apache and PHP, Oracle Cloud Compute VM – How to Create a Simple Load Balancer and Hands on Lab in …

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Staff member killed in Nigeria university abduction

A member of staff has been killed and a number of students abducted during a raid on a university in the northern state of Kaduna. A police spokesperson said many people had been kidnapped from their dormitories – including male and female students. The exact number is still not clear. The Kaduna state commissioner for internal security, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed …

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WAEC governing board elects Prof. Ato Essuman as new chairman

The 69th Annual Meeting of the Governing Board (Council) of The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has ended with the election of Prof. Ato Essuman from Ghana as the new chairman. Prof. Ato Essuman becomes the 20th Chairman of the sub-regional organisation as he succeeds Mr. Baboucarr Bouy from The Gambia, who was elected in March 2018. Prof. Essuman’s election …

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Book Review – Neba-Fuh’s ‘Triumph of Racism’ plunges into a real shithole

Book: Triumph of Racism: The History of White Supremacy in Africa & How Shithole Entered the U.S. Presidential LexiconNumber of Pages: 678Author: Emmanuel Neba-FuhTheme: History & PoliticsPublished by: Miraclaire PublishersReviewed by: Oral Ofori for TheAfricanDream.net The book which is subtitled ‘The History of White Supremacy in Africa & How Shithole Entered the U.S. Presidential Lexicon‘ succinctly argues that before the …

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