28 April 2016
The Cambridge University Press (CUP) has set up an office in Nigeria. CUP publishes academic titles for pre-university students in more than 50 countries including emerging markets such as Malaysia, India, China, Kenya and South Africa. The Cambridge University Press is working closely with Nigerian authorities and leading education professionals to provide good quality teaching utensils.
The CUP will be offering its expertise by partnering with local authors and curriculum experts to develop a bespoke series of high quality education materials for the Nigerian market based on the approved Nigerian curricula.
The Cambridge University Press is launching with an event for the education sector, comprising primary and secondary schools and education officials at the State and Federal Government levels at the Oriental Hotel in Lekki Lagos on May 4 2016.
Dr. Oby Ezekwesilli, former Minister of Education and former Vice President of the African Division of the World Bank will be the Guest Speaker at the event while Professor Ismail Junaidu, the Executive Secretary Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council, will be the Guest of Honour. This is an initiative that promises to be groundbreaking for the faltering institution of learning in our nation.
Author: Ekpeki Donald Pen Prince
Ekpeki Chovwe Donald styled the PenPrince is a writer and lawyer in equity. He has an unhealthy interest in wit, pun and poetry. When he’s not writing, he’s reading and when he’s not reading, he’s breathing. He breathes words.