Education Unscripted

Education Unscripted

By NICE Podcast: Education Unscripted
Education Unscripted is an expression of the National Innovation Collaborative for Education (NICE) which fosters learning and collaboration among education innovators. The podcast series seeks to unpack education issues in Nigeria and Africa, from a nuanced, data-driven and culturally relevant perspective.
Inclusive Education in a Fast-Paced World: The Remarkable Story of Jonah Amosu
In the wake of COVID19, only a few countries have special measures for learners with special needs. Join us, as inclusive education enthusiast, Jonah Amosu, who has recorded great personal success in spite of visual impairment, shares on how education innovations can be more inclusive and accepting of persons living with disabilities.
48:41
May 20, 2020
Making EdTech Work in Nigeria During COVID-19: Lessons from Mavis Computel
Stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, education innovations have arisen as disruptors in the education sector- they keep children learning even within the confines of the home. But is this learning model sustainable? Join us as we discuss with Chizaram Uchega of Mavis Computel as he shares insights on how we can institutionalise this new learning model for impact in the education sector.
18:34
May 8, 2020
From Homeschooling to Harvard: The Story of a Family in Nigeria.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are faced with the challenging task of actively engaging in what and how their children are learning. This has sparked recent conversations about homeschooling and its relevance in these times.   On this episode of Education Unscripted, our special guests are a unique family of four, the Fakoya family, whose two children: Foluyinka and Bolutife, were homeschooled in Warri, Nigeria. Both of them ended up receiving offers from the prestigious Harvard University, which one of them took up.   This atypical family shared insights on how homeschooling can provide a holistic learning experience. They also shared how the following characteristics strengthened their homeschooling approach: a strong family reading culture, instilling a sense of independence, setting clear expectations, quality family time, and an unconventional approach to television!  Subscribe to this podcast and join the conversation as we explore the potentials homeschooling as an educational approach in the 21st century.
1:07:57
May 1, 2020
Resilience in the midst of the COVID-19: The Lagos State Experience
This episode explores the experience of Lagos State in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Honourable Commissioner of Education in Lagos State, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo discussed the challenges surmounted and opportunities identified as the state government takes unprecedented steps to ensuring that children continue learning in this period.
29:10
April 18, 2020
Education Unscripted: Trailer
Highlighting education innovations has never been as important as it is currently with the COVID-19 pandemic causing a delay in the global education system. As we introduce this podcast, we hope that you come along for an exciting journey into the world of education innovations, exploring the technologies and brains behind them! Education Unscripted is an expression of the National Innovation Collaborative for Education (NICE) which is curated by The Education Partnership (TEP) Centre.
01:40
April 16, 2020