All posts tagged with: learning

Examination Malpractice by learners

Posted July 12, 2014 no picture Prisca

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Examination practice has become very rampant such that learners as well as those re-writing exams are not ashamed to talk about it. It is high time somebody did something to reverse this very bad trend so that Zambian exams can become credible again. "Do away with malpractice" should be our motto because this bad trend has reduced the spirit of hard work among the learners. This latter spills over to work places and thus there is no development in general.


Education - Theoretical or Practical?

Posted March 18, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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We go to school to learn, to be acquainted with a literal KIND of knowledge which gives us the ability to comment or comprehend on a subject wisely. Education brought a light to the world and shaped the way we see things. But one problem we still have is whether to dwell on its "Theoretical aspect" or "Practical part". In Nigeria, 80% of what we do in government owned schools and private work-grounds are 'theoretical' - there are no practical equipment and the areas for the conduction of these p...


Story Telling Through Photography in Zambia

Posted February 5, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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25 young people between the ages of 15 and 18 years took part in a media training held at the Wildlife Society National Office in Lusaka, Zambia. In attendance was Mr. Stephen Kapambwe - a Photojournalist at a national newspaper agency- Times of Zambia. The training encouraged interpretation and creativity no matter what type of camera one uses, understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, and understanding the basics of how to tell a story through pictures, co...


Let's put education at the center of business investment

Posted November 12, 2013 no picture UNICEF Education

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Investing in education is essential to developing a skilled workforce for the future and improving economic growth. As of 2011, more than 57 million primary aged children are still out of school and 130 million children have failed to learn the basics even after four years in school. A new Framework for Business Engagement in Education, launched at the UN Global Compact Leaders’ Summit last month makes the case for putting education at the centre of business investment. It provid...