Reflections

As a Nigerian living abroad forgive me, but my heart is heavy, both for our nation and for the Nigerian child! Children’s day 2021 is but a few hours past, and I wonder what difference the marking of this day has made for the Nigerian child! I pray that as parents it was a memorable … More Reflections

How to prepare teachers for Education Reform

Last week was a big week for our sector as CPE (The Concerned Parents and Educators – a Facebook group of over 220,000 members) held an import dialogue. We spent a good chunk of Thursday 4th March, talking about Preparing Teachers For Education Reform. So many great points were made, from the introduction, keynote address, … More How to prepare teachers for Education Reform

Montessori Is Special

There are many arguments against the Montessori Method, it’s too old, very expensive, can’t work in Nigeria, too soft on children, etc. The only problem with the negative standpoint is that the same can be said of many forms of formal educational methods. For me Montessori is special. It makes sense, children are happy learning … More Montessori Is Special