Tampere (Codewit) 9th â€“ 10th Oct 2009 â€“ The Nigerian students in Scandinavian had their first conference at the University of Tampere, Finland to discuss issues pertinent to National image of the country and a way forward for Nigerian students in Diaspora.
The educational system in Nigeria has been seriously battered by the failure of the socio-political system. Politics is an important factor in the development of nations and where the political class and political policies have failed, one of the most severely affected segments is the education sector.
Thereâ€™s so much talk about education, or the lack thereof that our kids are receiving from our public schools. I have written much on this topic and while I feel that there is definite need for change in that space, another area is being neglected as well.