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Why learn Chinese? Let’s Breeze Through the Gains

Wait! Learn a new language, AGAIN? But I can speak English! At first thought, many people will dispel the idea of learning a new language. Really, nobody likes to be troubled, especially not with an odd language like the Chinese language. It has thousands of characters and strange new tones which, if not used right, […]

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Written on 18 December 2020

7 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Advantages Of Online Tutoring

Since COVID-19, virtual learning technology has met with a lot of advancements. Nowadays, a lot more students are seeing the importance of online tutoring and have resorted to taking more online classes. Before the advent of virtual learning technology, most students needed to rely on private tutors to come to their home for physical training. […]

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Written on 9 September 2020

6 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

A guide to learning online during coronavirus quarantine

"There's a saying in Tibetan, 'Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strenght.' No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster" - Dalai Lama XIV Since the 23rd of March 2020, schools across Nigeria have been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic […]

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Written on 21 April 2020

6 minutes to read
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Advice for Students

The Right Price For Private Lessons In Nigeria

Getting a private tutor comes with a lot of advantages; they can help with your assignment or homework, do an act prep test for your exams and so much more. You also have access to personal tutors who offer online tutoring in basic math, calculus, amongst other subjects. Technically, having a home teacher who helps […]

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Written on 28 January 2020

7 minutes to read
Advice for Tutors

Work For Yourself By Becoming A Private Teacher in Nigeria

Do you long for flexibility and freedom in your work? Then join the network of one-on-one tutors today! Regardless of whether you are recently retired, have a full-time job or an undergraduate student, offering customised academic help, can be a brilliant opportunity! A-connect did a poll on happiness in the workplace, and results demonstrated that […]

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Written on 30 November 2019

9 minutes to read
Crypto Beginner Guide

Learning Everything about Cryptocurrency

In the digital world, on social media, in friendship circles, and many other places in Nigeria, cryptocurrency and Blockchain are trending topics. From the sudden emergence of these virtual currencies, their global acceptance and adoption, and gradually replacing physical notes, there is a lot to discuss around Bitcoin trading and business. Since 2009 when Satoshi […]

9 July 20217 minutes to read

What is cryptocurrency mining

Understanding What is Cryptocurrency Mining

Since 2009 when the first cryptocurrency was introduced to the world, many new perspectives have been shared about its activities, data and power consumption for mining, and how it is used. To some, cryptocurrency is a replacement for paper money, the centralized banking system, and the regulations that come with it. To others, their concern […]

9 July 20217 minutes to read

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A Complete Guide to Finding and Using WAEC English Past Questions

WAEC stands for West African Examination council; it is the examining body that delivers the basic O-Level examination for secondary school students in West Africa. Most, if not all, Nigerians who plan to further their education to the tertiary stage have to sit for the WAEC exams, also known widely as SSCE, or a combination […]

27 June 20217 minutes to read

Crypto in Nigeria

Understanding the Basics of How Cryptocurrency Investment Works

For many years, economic activities worldwide were done with paper currency. This currency, which is usually the legal tender, differs from one country to another. The same way it differs in look is how it differs in value. For Nigeria, this legal tender is the Naira note which has been fluctuating in value ever since. […]

25 June 20217 minutes to read

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Skills that Kids Learn at Chess

As far as games go, chess has to be one of the most beneficial for kids. That isn’t to say that there is no educational value in Minecraft, but video games pale in comparison to board games when it comes to learning opportunities. Every game of chess is a strategic challenge to overcome, full of […]

20 July 20217 minutes to read

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How do you Win Chess in 2 Moves?

Chess is a game that can take anywhere from 5 minutes to 55, or even longer! It’s a board game that requires a lot of deliberation and problem-solving, so games can be drawn out sometimes and take up a whole morning or afternoon. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could taste victory in just two […]

20 July 20217 minutes to read

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How do you Win Chess in 3 Moves?

If you want to prove to your friends that you're the king or queen of chess, then you’ll want to have some aces up your sleeve. One of the best ways to demonstrate your chess iq and prove that you know what you’re doing is to master one of the quick-win strategies. Yes, you read […]

20 July 20217 minutes to read

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Benefits of Playing Chess

There are so many benefits to playing chess that if you’re currently sitting on the fence wondering whether to try it or not, they should be enough to push you over. At the end of this article, if you aren’t convinced that chess is a brain game in the truest sense of the term, then […]

20 July 20217 minutes to read

how technology has impacted our educational system in Nigeria

How Can Technology Help Education In Nigeria?

Technology today plays an important role in our Nigerian society and the world at large. It affects the way people communicate, learn and think. It has made learning from home straightforward and has many useful applications in education too. Technology helps both students and teachers in various ways that will be discussed as you read […]

25 June 20217 minutes to read

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Some Of The Educational Technology Tools Available To Teachers

Technology alone isn’t going to improve students achievement. The best combination is great teachers working with technology to engage students in the pursuit of  the learning they need” – Arne Duncan An educational system is the bedrock of development in Nigeria or any country. EdTech is the combination of computer hardware, software and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning and improve academic performance.  These technologies really have improved the student-teacher relationship beyond the four walls of a classroom. […]

23 June 20217 minutes to read

Combining technology with our classroom activities in Nigeria

Merging Technology Into Your Classroom Activities

“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick The use of technology in the classroom is an incredible idea to enhance learning and a […]

23 June 20217 minutes to read

edtech in Nigeria

Edtech for Today’s Nigerian Teachers

Edtech is an acronym for education technology which means hardware and software designed to enhance teacher-led learning in classrooms and improve students' education outcomes. Education technology tools are now being incorporated into the Nigerian educational system because the benefits and usefulness are daily becoming more and more known. Technology tools such as innovative digital platforms, […]

20 June 20216 minutes to read

Designing a tutorial plan

Designing a Plan for Your First Home Tutoring Service

The job description of private tutors is a very comprehensive one that goes beyond the academic support the tutor provides. You should also know the best ways to look after your student while tutoring them other than just knowing how to tutor. The ability to oversee the well-being of a student is what differentiates one […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Private tutorial services in Nigeria

What Are the Best Ways to Provide Home Tutoring?

There is a lot of money to make from the private tutorial marketplace, provided you're willing to put in the effort. Every successful private tutor out there knows the best ways to personalize home tutoring services to meet the needs of a child. Whether you're working as an individual or working with any of the […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Home tutoring in Nigeria

Where Should Private Tutorials Take Place: Your Home or the Student’s?

The academic tutorials marketplace continues to blossom globally over the years, and Nigeria is not left out. Whether it is in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu, Abuja, or Kaduna, the interest in home school tutoring is high. Some children see these homeschool reading and study as complementary to the knowledge provided in class, while others opt for […]

27 July 20217 minutes to read

Planning is needed for long term tutoring

How to Plan Effective Home Tutorials

The need for tutorials to complement schools sessions in Nigeria is on the rise. As a country where education is prioritized in different sessions, many students appreciate tutorials. It is more interesting to note that children of different schools, instead of seeing academic tutorials as a replacement to the regular lessons they get in class, […]

27 July 20216 minutes to read

Benefits of taking a yoga class near me

Soothing Advantages Of Practicing Yoga

“A mind free from all disturbances is yoga.” – Patanjali The practise of yoga has been in existence for over 5000 years, with more than 100 different types of yoga techniques. It is described as the ‘union of mind, body and spirit,’ and addresses the physical, mental and spiritual dimensions towards an overall harmonious state […]

25 July 202110 minutes to read

Tips on how to de-stress yourself in Nigeria

25 Tips to Help you Relax and De-Stress

“Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.”– Rumi Relaxing is very essential to your mental health and well-being. Everyone needs some time in their daily life to relax, worry less and have fun. Stress isn’t all bad! A certain amount of […]

24 July 202110 minutes to read

What Are the Rules of Rollerskating?

"No rules, just right!" - Outback Steakhouse This advertising slogan for the Aussie-themed American steakhouse capitalised on the success of the Crocodile Dundee film that had smashed worldwide box office records two years before. Opened in 1988, this restaurant chain hoped to convey that it imbued the film's renegade spirit through its (utterly conventional) menu […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

Derbies prove that skating is making a comeback

Is Roller Skating Making a Comeback?

What does roller skating sound like? We've all heard the assured thrumming sound of polyurethane wheels on pavement, with its rhythmic acknowledgement of every sidewalk crack. Without turning around, could you tell what kind of skate you're hearing? Inline skates, commonly called rollerblades, make a chunky bass sound while skateboards emit a higher-pitched, continuous hum. […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

Children of the past learned Latin,too.

A Comprehensive History of the Latin Language

Commonly referred to as 'a language shaped by culture and spread by conquest', the Latin language was, at its prime, the bridge language of the American and European people. From Italy to Portugal, Spain to Argentina, Latin was the beautiful tongue of many works of literature and the dominant means of transnational communication in the […]

12 July 20217 minutes to read

Learning about the history of the French language is fascinating

The History of the French Language

Today, French is the official language of 29 countries and is spoken by three hundred million people. As one of the world’s most widely-studied languages, coming second only to English – but where did it come from? In the English-speaking world, we see aspects of the French language every day, whether it’s in the etymology […]

1 July 20217 minutes to read

There are numerous benefits to learning French as a second language

Taking French Lessons at School

Everybody can appreciate the importance of being able to speak a second language. Whether you enjoy spending your holidays in France, or you want to make your career international, learning a language as widely-spoken as French can only be a good thing! For British children who don’t grow up in a bilingual household, the first […]

1 July 202112 minutes to read

There a revision guides available for primary school up to university

The Best French Revision Guides

When exam time comes around, being armed with the right revision materials makes all the difference to your confidence on exam day. Unlike subjects like maths and science, French revision has to be a lot broader than learning a particular method for solving problems. GCSE, AS and A-level French exams are all about gauging your […]

1 July 20217 minutes to read

How do you become a better rapper?

Common Rap Errors

“Never become so involved with something that it blinds you. Never forget where you from; someone will remind you.” - DMX In 2020, rap and hip-hop music’s popularity increased drastically. Do you love rap and want to learn how to do it? Here are the 10 mistakes you have to avoid! When starting with any […]

6 June 20216 minutes to read

How can you learn to write slam poetry?

Becoming a Slam Poet

“Words are powerful. Words make a difference. They can create and destroy. They can open doors and close doors. Words can create illusion or magic, love or destruction. … All those things.” - R.M. Engelhardt Slam poetry is a lot like rap’s cousin as words are fundamental to slam poetry, but the presentation and delivery […]

5 June 20217 minutes to read

How do you write rap lyrics?

How to Write Rap Lyrics

“My whole thing is to inspire, to better people, to better myself forever in this thing that we call rap, this thing that we call hip hop.” - Kendrick Lamar Would you like to become a rapper? You’re going to have to write some lyrics. Almost every successful rapper also writes the lyrics as rapping […]

4 June 20216 minutes to read

How can you learn to rap?

How to Become a Rapper

“Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.” – Jay Z With 50 million streams, rap music increased in popularity in the UK in 2020. Maybe you’d be […]

3 June 20217 minutes to read

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The Chartered Institute Of Management Accountants (CIMA) Qualification

Everybody likes to stand out, to have some sort of superpowers. Did you ask why? Of course, it is because being common is boring. It is for this reason that many professionals in business, finance, and accounting take the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants examination — to stand out and easily achieve their lofty career […]

31 May 20217 minutes to read

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What Does It Mean To Be A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)?

Fraud has become such a problem in Nigeria and across the world in this day and age. So much so that virtually all the days of the week, to say the least, stories are reported across the world about one person getting scammed by the other. Now, without a doubt, all these stories are scary, […]

31 May 20218 minutes to read

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Top Law Schools in Australia

Studying abroad is part of the long-term plan of many Nigerians, especially for law students. To build a successful legal career having a comprehensive resume is vital. Several options are available to you as a Nigerian who wants to study abroad. You can enrol in any of the universities here for your bachelor of laws […]

31 May 20217 minutes to read

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The Best Places to Study Law Around the World

Law is said to be one of the most prominent courses anyone can study across the globe. It is of national and international value at every level. We live in a world where virtually every human activity is governed by law. These laws can sometimes present themselves as rules or regulations that aim at ensuring […]

31 May 20217 minutes to read

Adult education in nigeria

How to Teach Adults in Nigeria

Education, particularly for enthusiastic learners, is a lifelong endeavour. It can be acquired in many forms through formal and non-formal education, research, and any self-directed learning or study method. In recent times, a vast majority of formal and non-formal learning enthusiasts are seniors. This revelation is no surprise as the world is developing fast and […]

27 July 20218 minutes to read

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Our Advice for Tutoring in Nigerian Businesses

Business, like every other endeavour, is a multifaceted concept. In Nigeria, many people seek solutions to problems emanating in workplaces through setting up tutorials or lesson sessions. However, running a successful firm in Nigeria depends on several factors like a good business plan, sacrifice, doggedness, determination, and passion. Most brand owners get bullied out of […]

22 July 20216 minutes to read

Adult education in Nigeria

Benefits of Teaching Private Tutorials to Adults in Nigeria

Learning, whether formal or informal, is a lifelong endeavour. It does not stop with primary school, secondary education, or a university degree. Instead, acquiring new skills and advanced training experience continues for various reasons. It might be because of work promotion, intellectual development, research purpose, learning a new language or music. To this end, a […]

19 July 20217 minutes to read

What is the difference between teaching adults and children?

The Differences Between Teaching Adults and Children in Nigeria

Undoubtedly, older people and children face similar challenges in learning and personal development. These challenges range from educational struggles, reduction in self-esteem to fear of failure in life. To this end, adult school programmes are exponentially springing up to cater to these peculiar needs. Besides, more older adults are embracing the lifelong learning culture for […]

15 July 20217 minutes to read

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Finding and Selecting the Best University For You in Nigeria

Choosing which university to attend usually generates a lot of doubt and anxiety, especially for those who still don't even know what career to pursue or what course to read. And you can understand the reason for so much concern - choosing the wrong course or uni is the same as wasting time and money! […]

20 May 20218 minutes to read

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Factors To Consider When Choosing A University In Nigeria

You've probably heard it over and over again: choosing a uni is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life. And this is true. The place you go to study for your course or degree will have a lasting impact on your personal life and career or work. But the […]

20 May 20216 minutes to read

University graduates

What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Going To University?

The world is changing, and so is education programs. Nowadays, you don't have to be physically present in a classroom to learn. With some online resources or e-learning platforms, you can get quality education at international schools, graduate and even earn a certificate all from the comfort of your home. You could also learn digital […]

18 May 20218 minutes to read

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Universities In Nigeria To Obtain The Best Degrees For Employment

Education in Nigeria has improved recently because every parent wants their child to attend the best universities in the country. Also, students want to get their degree at the best and most famous universities. However, there has been an increase in the number of universities in the country lately, but a decline in the quality […]

11 May 20218 minutes to read