Opinion

Employers Should Scale Up On Schools’ Trainings To Build Future Employees, By Adetola Salau

To ensure that our corporate bodies hire our young ones, we must encourage them to invest in training, coaching, and mentoring programmes to support their talent base. Not since the digital revolution in the early '90s has technology placed such a comprehensive burden on business, employees and individuals to reinvent…
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Opinion

Revitalising Our Learning Systems for Future Readiness, By Adetola Salau

We desire for our children (our students) to develop while achieving academic success, personal growth and responsibility to their communities and the globe in general. They should be able to positively influence others in the local community towards this too. Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one…
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Opinion

Personalised Learning As Way Forward From the Dysfunction of Schools, By Adetola Salau

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick A personalised learning environment ensures that learners become owners of their…
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Opinion

Ditch the Textbook!: A Case for Disrupting Education As We Know It, By Adetola Salau

When the students are learning, instead of memorising and regurgitating knowledge dozens of times, they are encouraged to think and discuss what they are learning. They are also encouraged to note what they see in their daily lives, to study and pass these on to their friends. “The only thing…
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Opinion

Preparing Our Students for a Future Hinged On Artificial Intelligence (AI), By Adetola Salau

To prepare our learners to use AI and big data need to be prepared now to become what I call FUTURE READY. It means overhauling our system, activating changes in our elementary education, as well major overdue upgrades in how we teach IT in our secondary schools. The purpose of…
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Opinion

Grades Aren’t Everything; Our Students Must Become Life-long Learners, By Adetola Salau

The irony is that the key factors that translate to concrete achievement in the real world, including the willingness to keep learning, engagement, enthusiasm, motivation, and increasing determination, are neglected while they are actually the ones that create the stepping stone for success in everyday life. Learning is not a…
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Opinion

Training Teachers to Use Technology that Hasn’t Been Invented Yet, By Adetola Salau

We are moving to newer paradigms, and our teachers need to be prepared, not only for the tools available today, but also for the tools that we can't yet imagine, but which would be available in the next 10, 15 or 20 years. It is the supreme art of the…
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