Suspected bandits reportedly attack primary school in Kaduna, abduct pupils and teachers

Suspected armed bandits have attacked the UBE Primary School in Rama, a village located about five kilometers from Birnin Gwari town in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the State, abducting a yet-to-be ascertained number of pupils and teachers. DailyTrust reports that the attack occurred around 9am on Monday while pupils were trooping into the… Continue reading Suspected bandits reportedly attack primary school in Kaduna, abduct pupils and teachers

Breaking: Kagara school boys and their teachers have been released

The 27 schoolboys and their teachers who were abducted from the Government Science College in Kagara, Niger state have been released. The students, three of their teachers, and 12 of their family members were abducted on Wednesday, February 17. A government official said they are on their way to Minna, the state capital where they… Continue reading Breaking: Kagara school boys and their teachers have been released

Village Teacher Wins $1 Million Prize For World’s Most ‘Exceptional’ Educator

In 2010, Indian teacher Ranjitsinh Disale heard that one of his teenage female students was going to marry a man in his 30s. “I directly went to the girl’s house and told her father, you cannot do this,” says Disale, 32, who currently teaches third and fourth graders at a government school in Paritewadi, a… Continue reading Village Teacher Wins $1 Million Prize For World’s Most ‘Exceptional’ Educator

Should Schools Reopen If Teachers Aren’t Yet Vaccinated? CDC Will Soon Weigh In

In this image from video, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks during a White House briefing on the Biden administration's response to the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Washington. (White House via AP)

The federal government plans to release new guidance next week about how to safely reopen schools in the midst of the pandemic — guidelines that could add new grist to a debate over whether schools should wait until teachers are vaccinated before requiring their return to the classroom. As the U.S. has struggled to get… Continue reading Should Schools Reopen If Teachers Aren’t Yet Vaccinated? CDC Will Soon Weigh In

COVID-19 vaccines for teachers, a key to reopening schools, comes down to location – and luck

More than 3,200 pre-K and special education students returned to classrooms in mid-January for two weeks, but those classes shifted online last week amid an impasse in negotiations between the union and City Hall. Since Jan. 9, the district has reported 124 actionable cases of COVID-19, according to officials. “We successfully opened school at the… Continue reading COVID-19 vaccines for teachers, a key to reopening schools, comes down to location – and luck

DSS shuts school, sacks 140 teachers over request for better welfare

For demanding better conditions of service and regularisation of their appointment, the Department of State Services has sacked 140 teachers and other staff members of its Community Staff Schools, Asokoro, Abuja. The service also shut down the institution and directed the 1,800 pupils in the nursery/primary and secondary classes to stay at home for two… Continue reading DSS shuts school, sacks 140 teachers over request for better welfare

President Buhari approves special salary scale for teachers

To commemorate the 2020 World Teachers day which is being celebrated today October 5th, President Buhari has approved a special salary scale and new retirement age for teachers across the country. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu,  announced the approval for the special salary scale at a ceremony in Abuja to mark World Teachers Day.… Continue reading President Buhari approves special salary scale for teachers

Scandal of almost 300 British teachers who’ve died from exposure to asbestos

Sue Stephens died in 2016, aged 68 Hundreds of teachers have died of an illness related to asbestos exposure over the past 15 years. Lung cancer mesothelioma – caused by inhaling fibres from the now banned building material – has claimed 292 since 2005, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. Now, a… Continue reading Scandal of almost 300 British teachers who’ve died from exposure to asbestos

JUSTIN BIEBER & CHANCE THE RAPPER LUCKY WINNERS OF CASH GIVEAWAY … Students, Teachers, Artists, Cashiers and More!!!

Justin Bieber and Chance the Rapper certainly put their money where their mouths are … and the loot’s going a long way to help hundreds of people from all walks of life who are in desperate straits. As we reported … Justin and Chance announced a surprise collab Thursday — teaming up to dole out… Continue reading JUSTIN BIEBER & CHANCE THE RAPPER LUCKY WINNERS OF CASH GIVEAWAY … Students, Teachers, Artists, Cashiers and More!!!

Chrissy Teigen Pays for Teachers’ School Supplies as She Shares Pics of Her Kids’ Epic At-Home Preschool

Luna and Miles are getting ready to head back to school! Chrissy Teigen and John Legend’s two children have a totally decked-out at-home classroom courtesy of their famous mom who’s setting them up for success.  Teigen, who is pregnant with her and Legend’s third child, shared photos of the kids’ room complete with cubbies for backpacks,… Continue reading Chrissy Teigen Pays for Teachers’ School Supplies as She Shares Pics of Her Kids’ Epic At-Home Preschool