Nigerian university proprietor calls for an end to ASUU strike

The founder of Maryam Abacha American University, Kano, Adamu Gwarzo, has called on Nigerian government to end the ongoing strike by both the academic and non-academic staff unions in public universities. Mr Gwarzo, a professor, said the private universities cannot address the challenge of access confronting the teeming population of admission seekers in the country. This … Continue reading Nigerian university proprietor calls for an end to ASUU strike

Martin Luther’s view on Education and the Bible

Luther did not limit his comments to the university, as he believed the Bible ought to be central to all education. Luther knew the obligation Christian parents have to train their children in the faith, and this begins in the lower levels of education: Above all, the most important and most usual teaching, in both the … Continue reading Martin Luther’s view on Education and the Bible

Why foreign students are flocking China’s low-cost universities

  News on international students often focuses on how the People’s Republic of China is the biggest sender of students to countries like the US, UK and Australia but the inverse doesn’t get as much talk-time, even though the number of foreigners attending Chinese universities has increased tenfold since 1995. A study recently published in the Journal … Continue reading Why foreign students are flocking China’s low-cost universities