FCTA to convert college of education, Zuba to university

By Moyosore SalamiThe Federal Capital Territory Administration, Nigeria (FCTA) has revealed plans to convert the FCT College of Education, Zuba, to University of Education.The Secretary for FCT Education Secretariat, Malam Sani El-katuzu, made this known recently at a news conference held at the FCT Education Resource Centre, in Abuja.According to him, the secretariat would do everything humanly possible within the limit of resources available to ensure the actualisation of the establishment of the university.He mentioned that the secretariat would soon ensure the commencement of academic activities and programmes at the…

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The Future of Higher Ed Is Occurring at the Margins

Combined, the current trends tell us that, taken as a whole, colleges and universities must brace for five new realities, Arthur Levine and Scott Van Pelt write Arthur Levine and Scott Van Pelt , Culled from Inside Higher Education. Higher education was transformed in the 19th and 20th centuries to meet the needs of an emerging national, analog, industrial economy. Today, higher education is again being transformed — this time to serve the needs of a global, digital, knowledge economy. People fundamentally disagree, however, about what form that transformation will take. Harvard University…

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