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LASG URGES ADMINISTRATORS TO STEP UP SAFETY IN SCHOOLS

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has urged administrators in all public and private schools in the State to step up safety measures towards reducing insecurity and untoward incidences. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, made the appeal in a statement issued to welcome students, teachers and school administrators to the beginning of a New Year and Second Term of Y2021/2022 School Session in Lagos State. She directed school administrators to ensure that exposure of students to …

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COMMISSIONER CALLS FOR COLLECTIVE EFFORTS TO IMPROVE EDUCATION SECTOR

… As Odo-Obara High School Old Students’ Association Celebrates 41st Anniversary/Reunion Party The Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folashade Adefisyo, has called on stakeholders, NGOs and well-meaning individuals to collectively address the challenges in the education sector, stressing that all issues in the sector cannot be solved by the government alone. The Commissioner made the call during the celebration …

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SANWO-OLU ADMONISHES STUDENTS TO SHUN BULLYING, CULTISM

… Commissions 180-Bed Hostel, Block of Classrooms, Others at Model College Igbokuta The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has admonished students to shun all acts of bullying and cultism as the government will not condone such behaviour, irrespective of who is involved, just as he equally advised teachers to listen more to their students in order to prevent …

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LAGOS EXPLORES AVENUES TO BOOST STUDENTS’ TALENTS, SKILLS

The Lagos State Government has intensified efforts to create avenues for students to exhibit their talents and skills that aid non-academic activities and will play crucial roles in learning and preparing the children for a better future. Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, disclosed this at the Y2021 ‘Recite, Act and Excel’ programme, stating that the Ministry embarked on the …

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LASG ORDERS INDEFINITE CLOSURE OF DOWEN COLLEGE 

The Lagos State Government has ordered the indefinite closure of Dowen College, Lekki, pending the outcome of an investigation into the death of Master Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr), a student of the school. The State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, announced the closure after a meeting with the School’s Management and Staff on Friday. Mrs. Adefisayo, however, called for calm among …

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LAGOS COMMISERATES WITH PARENTS OF DECEASED DOWEN COLLEGE STUDENT

The Lagos State Government has commiserated with the parents of Master Sylvester Oromoni (Jnr), the 12-year-old student of Dowen College, Lekki, who died recently. Speaking on the incident, the State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, said the incident is very shocking and the State is indeed sad about the loss of the promising youth. She stated that a delegation of …

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LAGOS PLANS GREATER IMPROVEMENT IN PRIMARY EDUCATION

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to improving Basic Education in the State, highlighting the various programmes and initiatives introduced by the government to ensure that learning is accessible to all children across the State. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, maintained that the administration of Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will continue to explore various avenues to make …

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LAGOS INTRODUCES EDUTAINMENT TO ENHANCE LEARNING FOR STUDENTS

The Lagos State Government has introduced Edutainment – the process of entertaining the pupils while also teaching them at the same time – to enhance better understanding and a further improvement in teaching and learning abilities of teachers and pupils. Speaking at the Y2021 Lagos State Festival of Instructional Materials held today at the Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for Education, …

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LAGOS SET TO COMMENCE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW BOARDING FEES FOR MODEL COLLEGES, UPGRADED SCHOOLS 

Lagos State Ministry of Education is set to commence the implementation of the experimental fee regime as agreed during a meeting of officials of the Ministry of Education, parents and lawmakers recently. In a recent statement, the State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, explained that the sum of N35,000, as agreed by the stakeholders at the meeting, will be paid …

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ENTRY AGE LIMIT: LAGOS DEBUNKS VIRAL REPORT ON SOCIAL MEDIA

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has debunked a social media report alleging that the State Government will, from next academic session, enforce the entry age of 12 years for pupils seeking admission into Junior Secondary School (JSS1) in a bid to deter underage registration. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, noted that the unsigned and undated document about …

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