Buhari charges varsities to embrace FG’s entrepreneurial education policy

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged tertiary institutions in the country  to key into the entrepreneurial and technology education policy of the Federal Government. He also charged the  tertiary institutions to intensify efforts on the actualisation of the Sustainable Development Goals for economic growth and national development. The President said this during the combined 29th and 30th convocation ceremonies of the Federal University of Technology, Akure , Ondo State. The President, who was represented at the occasion by the Director of Accreditation, National University Commission, Dr Noel Biodun, noted that the…

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Drastic changes in education policy recommended

LAHORE: A moot on research in education has recommended bringing drastic changes in education policy, teachers’ education programmes and curriculum to serve unreached and out-of-school children. The recommendations were announced in the concluding session of the conference organised by Punjab University Institute of Education and Research at Faisal Auditorium here Thursday. University of Education’s Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Rauf-e-Azam, Dean Faculty of Education Prof Dr Mumtaz Akhtar, Institute of Education and Research Director Prof Dr Rifaqat Ali Akbar, Department of Secondary Education Chairman Prof Dr Abid Hussain Chaudhry, conference Secretary Dr…

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National uniform education policy for regional languages

The government has undertaken a collaborative, multi-stakeholder and multi-pronged consultation process for formulating the New Education Policy (NEP), which included online, grassroots and national level thematic deliberations.  A press statement issued by human resources department stated that out of the 33 themes, one theme under School Education “Promotion of Languages” and one under Higher Education “Promote cultural integration through language” relates to languages. For facilitating grassroots consultations, relevant question templates were translated with the help of NCERT into 12 languages: Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Odia, Sanskrit, Tamil,…

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