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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Opinion

Who Will Bell the Cat?: the Case for Holistic Teacher Evaluation, By Adetola Salau

...I think teachers would be better served if evaluation is done based on long-term data that more accurately capture their performance. The way forward would be to have teachers being observed several times but also allowed to complete portfolios that feature video-recorded lessons, students work, reflections, and other information that…
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Opinion

Designing the Future of Education that Works for Africa, By Adetola Salau

While design thinking isn’t the magic solution to transforming education, it does have a significant role to play in creating these new models of education and preparing students to be future ready. Let’s bring back some of the joy in learning. You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading…
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Opinion

How Technology Can Help Schools and Parents Save Money, By Adetola Salau

With the help of technology, we can deliver world-class education anywhere in the world. We could use it to enable promising students to advance quickly to the same level as their worldwide counterparts. Also, teachers struggling to keep the rest of the class at par are now able to spend…
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Opinion

Re-engineering Education: the Immersion of Entrepreneurship In Learning, By Adetola Salau

Through the creation of a symbiotic relationship between education and entrepreneurship, the bright future we hope to see can become a reality sooner than later. Entrepreneurship education and early involvement with the professional world need to be encouraged more. This will involve the efforts of everyone, and the time for…
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Opinion

Transforming Higher Education To Meet 21st Century Challenges, By Adetola Salau

If colleges and universities intend to stay relevant in the development of the world’s future leaders, we must meet up to the challenge set forth by our millennial students. Their successes, and the future of our global economy, depends on our commitment to innovation. Life is (a) moving, breathing thing.…
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Opinion

Rethinking Education To Enable Future Capabilities and Relevance, By Adetola Salau

The notion that education prepares you for a career is now out of sync with reality. We need to prepare our children for a world that we don’t understand clearly yet ourselves. It is certainly beyond our grasp to make judgements about the information they will need to have at…
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Opinion

Forces of Nature and the State of Education In Nigeria, By Adetola Salau

Electromagnetic forces are created by the physical interaction that occurs between electrically charged particles. At the expo, this was evident as we moved between each other’s stands and also interacted physically with the interested and curious public. We noticed a growing momentum in the desire for excellence in our nation.…
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