[Premium Times] Mr Ajadi, a lecturer at the department of urban and regional planning, faculty of environmental studies, reportedly sexually harassed 31-year-old Modinat Balogun
[Swazi Media] The closure of schools in Swaziland (eSwatini) because of the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in sexual and gender based violence against children, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report suggests.
[DW] After a section of Makerere University in Uganda went up in flames on Sunday, administrators say the institute, one of the oldest and most prestigious in Africa, can be restored and that its digital records are intact.
Discrimination against Indigenous students and teaching staff ‘deeply ingrained’ and endemic
Nearly 40 Indigenous academics are calling for a national inquiry into racism at New Zealand universities, saying discrimination against Māori students and teaching staff is ingrained and endemic.
Margaret Mutu is a Māori studies professor at Auckland University and said institutional racism against...
[Daily Trust] A former vice-chancellor of Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Prof. Nuhu Yaqub, has said the power competition between the government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities has badly affected the effort at solving the ‘wicked problems’ facing Nigerian libraries.
Australian universities cautious on government plan to bring forward funding to help with Covid crisis
Labor slams government plan to bring forward funding for universities with no increase in total spending
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The Group of Eight universities has cautiously welcomed a plan that could see hundreds of millions of dollars of...
Dr Jamie Frost’s tuition website went viral during lockdown, helping millions of pupils around the world with their studies
A London mathematics teacher has been shortlisted for a $1m (£780,000) international teaching prize after his tuition website went global during lockdown, helping millions of pupils in the UK and around the world to continue their maths studies at home.
Dr Jamie Frost, who...
Ucas says institutions have seen a 9% increase, as 44,300 students are set to start studies
UK universities are on course to recruit record numbers of international students during the global pandemic, defying predictions of financial disaster, the latest admissions figures reveal.
The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (Ucas) said UK universities enjoyed a 9% increase in the number...
University says number of cases likely to be higher than 124 identified so far
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A “significant” coronavirus outbreak at Glasgow University has resulted in 124 cases since the beginning of freshers’ week and 600 students self-isolating across the campus amid warnings that any students found to be breaking the rules will face...
Wealthy prospective students planned competition to have sex with poorest undergraduate
Durham University has withdrawn a student’s place after an investigation into “utterly abhorrent” comments on social media.
It launched the inquiry after it came to light that wealthy prospective freshers supposedly planned to hold a competition to have sex with the poorest student they could find. Other...
[Citizen] Nairobi — A teachers’ excellence training academy, the first one of its kind in East Africa, has today, September 23, 2020, opened its doors, thanks to the Aga Khan University (AKU).
There are currently no trials underway, making a vaccine unlikely before fall of 2021. And students are missing online school at alarming rates.
Like A-level grades from a disadvantaged school, your social life has been downgraded to Zoom pub crawls and Sims-inspired campuses
My first party at university was a cheese and port party hosted by our college chaplain. It was 2008, and I was both smart and lucky enough to be at Cambridge. I have to be clear that neither “cheese”, “port” nor “college chaplain” are street names for...
[New Era] Keetmanshoop — Pre-primary and grade 1-3 learners in the //Kharas region were excited after resuming face-to-face learning this week following a long break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
[Vanguard] Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both spoken on the need for the government to pay attention to education, saying that a nation’s development is directly proportional to the level of educational investment in the nation.
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe — Organisation for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development Initiative (OSSEDI) with funding from Child Fund Korea on Monday handed over a classroom block of two classrooms and two teachers’ houses to Kadakatali Junior Primary School.
[Premium Times] Tertiary institution students from Ondo State under the umbrella of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) have expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to pay their bursary and scholarship allowances since 2016.
[The Herald] All school classes will reopen over the next six weeks in three phases, but with smaller numbers of pupils, more teachers and other health-related measures so that children can resume education without the risk of a spike in Covid-19 infections.
[New Zimbabwe] Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) secretary-general, Raymond Majongwe has accused the government of being scandalous to its response to the plight of teachers.
[The Herald] I HAVE been reading news articles on the Somvubu Secondary School and LaSakubva Academy claims for compensation for football players Prince Dube and Last Jesi.
[New Zimbabwe] Government Tuesday announced schools will re-open starting next week but the process will be done in phases starting with learners who are due for final examinations this year.