The federal government has decided that school resumption commences immediately after the Presidential Task Force reviewed it's possibilities. The condition of resumption is that all states who have set up all necessary precautions should fix a date and resume school activities. There are five states who are likely to resume school on Monday 21st September 2020. 1. Lagos State: The announcement for school resumption in Lagos State has been for over two weeks. But what's the possibility for Lagos State to resume?
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) have in its reaction to the announcement of the Federal Government giving the green light for schools to reopen for exit classes, commended the decision taken by the federal Government. NAPPS is the apex association of private school owners in Nigeria.The association which was founded in 2005 has the aim of promoting the welfare and interaction of proprietors of private schools in ensuring the delivery of quality educational services in the country.
Lagos State Government has stated today that there is no going back on the re-opening of schools across the State.They added that they are set to reopen schools on August 3rd, 2020 for SS3 students who are preparing for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations, WASSCE. The guidelines for the reopening of schools which is strictly for the graduating classes is to be released on Monday, 27th July, 2020 in order to prepare them for the upcoming exams. All non-terminal students at both Secondary
According to the latest report, the state governor in the South West geopolitical zone is set to reopen schools for primary and secondary schools in Lagos which will commenced by August 3, 2020. All students that are in SS3,Primary 6 and JSS3 are to resume. These decisions was made after some meeting with some head at various sectors in the state which was held at Ikeja Lagos State Ministry of Education. In the meeting they reach a conclusion that whether private or public the two schools should open that they
FG GIVES GUIDELINES TO SCHOOL OWNERS TOWARDS REOPENING : Federal government bows to Nigerian students online protest, agrees to finally reopen schools after stakeholder meeting with rectors of polytechnic, Vc of university and others scheduled for July 29. This means school may likely resume August or September “Nwajuiba said schools are to undertake self-assessment and send feedback to state ministries of education, not later than 29 July 2020, “the statement quoted him as saying. He said consultations
The reading culture among youths has drastically reduced in recent years. This decline in reading habits is reflected in the poor performance of students in the 2021 edition of the Unified Tertiary Institutions Matriculation Examination (UTME). There is need for concerted efforts reverse this decline. My first suggestion on how to go about improving the reading culture among students will be to organize seminars for youths.
National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools in Lagos State has announced Senior Secondary School pupils will return to school on the 3rd of August. The president of NAPSS, for Lagos State chapter, Amusa Olawale, announced this in meeting on Friday. Olawale said there is a plan to guarantee that (WASSCE), the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination is administered in September. “In the previous conference that the education commissioners had with the South-West governors, they talked
Last week the executive governor of Imo State distinguished Senator Goodhope Uzodinma, deferred the reopening of schools as a result of the unpreparedness of the schools.He noted that most of the schools had not lived up to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control's (NCDC) preventive measures. As at yesterday reports has it that most schools have keyed into, putting in place all the necessary materials needed, like hand washing buckets, sanitizers , face mask, among others. On fumigation the leadership of the
It's about time something happens to disrupt the long tiring wait for the children to get back the school. After about 7 months of waiting and anticipating the decision of the Federal Government to issue directives to schools for resumption, there's been speculations from various sources about the resumption directive. During the long wait, certain schools resorted to online lessons, while those within remote areas held physical classes to keep the children engaged. This week, the Government finally issued directive
A news posted on 23th of September 2020, on the Ministry of Education Enugu Facebook platform, shows the agreements held by the Enugu State Educational sector stakeholders’ (NAPPS) and the tactful approval of His Excellency the Governor for the phased re-opening of schools in Enugu State, moreover the Hon. Commissioner of Education in Enugu wishes to inform the general public that all Primary and Secondary schools in the state are to re-open for third term academic activities on Monday 28th September, 2020.
Following the directive of the Federal Government on Monday that schools should resume for students preparing to write external examinations, state governments and other school owners have step up preparations towards safe resumption of students. During a meeting held in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo on Tuesday, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), directed members to procure infra red thermometers, running water source, soap and alcohol-based hand sanitizers
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools NAPPS, Nasarawa state chapter has established a Multipurpose Cooperative Society to among other things help it's registered members navigate through the tough period of Covid-19 induced lockdown. In a phone interview with this blogger, the state chapter president of the school owners association who doubles as the chairman of the Cooperative Society said the Cooperative Society was earlier established in 2017 to help its members access cheaper loans
HME discussion with Presidents Of NAPPS, the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools. The PTF, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has published new protocols for the nationwide reopening of all private and public schools. NAN, the News Agency of Nigeria broadcasts that this came after the directive given before by the PTF that colleges were free to reopen on the 12th of October. Meeting with journalists during a meeting of PTF in Abuja on Thursday. Dr. Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, State of Lagos, has announced that upper secondary students will resume on August 3rd, 2020 At a press conference on Friday, the President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, NAPPS, Lagos State Chapter, Amusa Olawale said that he has planned to ensure the senior secondary certificate exam in West Africa in September. He said: “At the last meeting of Southwest governors with the education commissioners, they are still working
It was reported that the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools led by their President, Amusa Olawale has made known in Lagos State that the Senior Secondary School will resume on August 3. The President of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State Chapter, Amusa Olawale said or publicize at a media briefing that a plan has been put in place to ensure that the Senior Secondary School Student's WASSCE, West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination is conducted
The has been a lot of debates over the Federal Government's plan to exclude Nigerian Students from this year's West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The news generated mixed reactions from the people with many saying that it was highly inconsiderate of the government. Emeka Nwajiuba, the minister of state for education, in a statement issued on Friday said the exam body was planning to postpone the Exam. The minister said that the government met with WAEC on Monday and the exam body agreed
The owners of private schools under the administration of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) have made their decision that are not ready and will not allow their facilities to be converted to isolation centres. This is coming as the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced on Thursday that the Federal Government would require hotels and school dormitories as quarantine and isolation centres because bed spaces are no longer available. Dr Osagie Ehanire, who is the Minister
Another step towards reopening of schools across Nigeria will be taken today as Federal, State Governments and other stakeholders in education industry meet to review the level of compliance with the conditions of reopening of schools . A decision on the return to school by exit class students may likely be taken at the end of today 27th July, 2020 meeting. The Federal Ministry of Education's virtual meeting with the state commissioners of Education , Special Advisers on Education in the 36 States and the Education
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools(NAPPS) in Lagos State has now said that Senior Secondary Schools will resume in August 3. The President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) in Lagos State Chapter disclosed this at the media briefing on Friday. According to the President of NAPPS in Lagos ,there has been a plan to ensure that the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination is conducted in September. Also during the meetings of the South-West
Why FG should pay private school teachers salary (view) It is no longer a news that the federal government has ordered the closure of all schools across the country since late March, 2020. However some sectors and businesses have been greatly affected negatively as a result of this covid-19 pandemic schools lockdown. Since the closure of schools, private school teachers have been finding it difficult to survive due to non payment of salary from their employers while the salary of those teachers in government