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Are Global Rankings True Indicators of Universities Standing?

Posted on 14 September, 2022 at 0:10 Comments comments (13)

There has been a lot of conversations recently as to whether universiites global rankings are true indications of their standing. Universities that have been in existence for a long time seemed to be better ranked than newer universities and it seems that they are been favoured because of their past achievements and not neccessarily their present form. It is rather curious to note that when rankings of universities in the United Kingdom is published for UK universities, more "newer" universii...

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Is there a future for Massive Open Online Courses?

Posted on 22 August, 2016 at 22:20 Comments comments (10118)

Massive open online courses  (MOOC) is a relatively new means of assessing education with little or no costs. All the participant needs to have is a computer with internet connectivity and this will enable him participate in online study programs at his own pace. The number of participants can range from a few hundred to several thousand and more A...

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Is Transnational Education The next Option For International Students

Posted on 8 August, 2016 at 18:15 Comments comments (1397)

As a result of foreign exchange difficulties being experienced by Nigerians in recent times, what are the options available to them to gain access to quality international education? A Vanguard newpaper story of August 4, 2016 captioned "Nigerian medical scholars in Caribbean take to stealing" is particularly pathetic. The story has it that 16 students who a...

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Affordable international students education

Posted on 25 July, 2016 at 15:05 Comments comments (3203)

The costs of international students education globally is a source of concern, it is no secret that international students pay far too much to get education in most countries and there is need for urgent solution to this problem. What is the way forward? International students should be viewed more in terms of what they bring to the educational institutions ...

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