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Mahatma Gandhi: India Gives Gandhi Yearlong 150th birth anniversary

The Indian high commission Abuja Nigeria commenced a one yearlong Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2 2018. The event which is to run through till 2nd October 2019 began with a drawing competition amongst students from selected schools. The competition which took place earlier at the high commission premises had pupils and students from Gratem Montessori School Kubwa, Pace Setters International School, Oak land International British School, Maitama, Brainy Ville International School, Nigeria Turkish International College (NTIC), AISA American International School, Aduvie International School and Progress Dynamic International…

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Dyslexia me: Thought I was different and stupid

    Rev. Michael Ogwuche is dyslexic, yet an achiever. At the Dyslexia Conference organized by the Dyslexia Foundation late last year he spoke briefly on his life as a neuro-diverse human, we had him as a guest on our radio programme, Education TalkPoint on 93.9 Jordan FM and considered it necessary to feature him in a more comprehensive interview because his story is such that would inspire, educate and enlighten parents, students and teachers. Although he jetted back to his base, South-port a town in Britain, we were still…

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India Govt. Move Against Homework, Heavy School Bags

The Indian government has told schools to stop giving students homework and heavy books to prevent spinal damage. Weight guidelines have been issued for school bags depending on a child’s age after studies showed heavy loads can affect soft, developing spines. Teachers have also been told to not give children in grades one and two homework so they do not need to carry heavy books home. A survey by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India found 68% of pre-teen children might suffer from mild back pain which…

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