Nigeria News and Headlines OP-ED 

Critical Thinking and Active Learning in Schools

By Leo Igwe In September, the education commission of the catholic archdiocese of Owerri organized a back-to-school seminar and workshop for teachers. Over one thousand teachers attended the event. They invited me to facilitate one of the workshops. This back-to-school program was an event to mark the beginning of the 2023/24 academic year. The theme was: Developing Effective Teaching and… Read More

Critical Thinking and Skepticism for Children in Africa

By Leo Igwe Whenever skepticism is discussed, reference is often made to adults, university students and staff, scholars, and intellectuals. Skepticism is a topic for philosophers or eggheads, a discipline that requires much learning and training to practice. Skepticism is a school of thought linked to particular cultures, to Western thinkers such as Rene Descartes, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, etc,… Read More
Africa Opinions 

 Critical Thinking, Questionstorm and School System in Africa

By Leo Igwe Critical thinking is imperative to education and learning because it is one of the most sought-after skills in the world. So to prepare African youths for the future and to enable them to live meaningfully and address the challenges in an information-driven world, it is imperative to teach African children critical thinking skills. It is necessary to… Read More
Nigeria News and Headlines Opinions 

pinion: Critical Thinking and Transformation of Teaching in Primary Schools

By Leo Igwe On July 1, 2021, I made a case for critical thinking in primary schools before teachers from state schools in Ibadan South-west local government in Nigeria. It was the first teacher training session on critical thinking for primary schools in the state. The organizers expected thirty to forty teachers, but at the end of the day, over… Read More