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Nigeria's Guardian Newspaper reports high praise for BNET's work at Edo College

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BNET's activities and support for Edo College made the news last month. The Guardian (Nigeria) reported in its Saturday, July 14th issue that BNET's contribution to the refurbishment of Edo College (Benin) received praise from the school's principal, Mr. Raphael Omoruyi at the school's annual prize-giving day. 


During the ceremony, Mr. Omoruyi spoke with appreciation for the support from parents, old boys, government departments and Non Governmental Organisations, adding that such partnerships are "key to achieving effectiveness in all school learning." He added that education as a tool for National Development is an expensive venture that prompted the Federal government to recognise and solicit participation of private initiatives as stated in the National Policy of Education.   

The article "Principal Commends Old Boys for Supporting Alma Mater" was published in The Guardian, Saturday July 14 2018 

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GT Bank founder, Fola Adeola calls for Nigeria to redesign the teacher for the 21st century

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On the occasion of BNET’s annual general meeting held on 19th July, one of Nigeria’s leading entrepreneurs and philanthropists, Mr. Fola Adeola, a co-founder of Guaranty Trust Bank, delivered a lecture on ‘redesigning the teacher for the 21st century’, urging Nigeria to leapfrog the shortcomings of its education system by embracing innovative models centred on teachers as facilitators rather than dictators of learning.

BNET/ACU Fellowships

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ACU-BNET Fellowships in Education

unnamedIn collaboration with the Britain-Nigeria Educational Trust (BNET), the ACU is offering two education fellowships tenable at Bayero University Kano, Nigeria.

Subject area: Education

Eligibility: Applicants must be academic staff working in departments of education at ACU member universities in any country other than Nigeria.

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