COVID-19: Lagos issues new occupational health safety guidelines

The Lagos State Government has issued additional Occupational Health and Safety Sectoral Guidelines following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. Mojola said that the additional Occupational Health and Safety Sectoral Guidelines were provided to ease the lockdown of businesses in Lagos[…]


In view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic and in order to safeguard the health of teachers and students in Lagos State, The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, (OEQA) Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs. Abiola Seriki-Ayeni is reiterating the need for both Public and Private Schools below the tertiary level in the State to adhere[…]


LAGOS STATE DOMESTIC SEXUAL AND VIOLENCE RESPONSE TEAM DSVRT is a collection of professional service providers and officials that respond as a group and in a timely fashion to the various needs of domestic and sexual violence survivors by providing legal, medical, emergency assistance, Counselling, and psychological and psychosocial support… READ MORE

OEQA #COVID-19: Awareness, Perception and Preparedness Survey.

The Office of Education Quality Assurance is conducting an online survey to determine the current Awareness, Perception, and Preparedness of School Owners, Principals, and Head Teachers during this CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) outbreak. Kindly help to complete the online survey form. We assure you of your anonymity and confidentiality. Also, help to spread this form amongst other School owners,[…]

Coronavirus school closures mean over ONE BILLION children and youth are now shut out of classrooms

NOTE: The statistics here were updated on March 20. More than 120 countries in every corner of the world have shut down schools and universities or are planning to close them to slow the spread of coronavirus. The United Nations said 124 countries have nationwide closures and others have localised shutdowns that together have impacted more than[…]

School, interrupted: 4 options for distance education to continue teaching during COVID-19

How can educational systems across the globe, and international donor-funded education projects, continue ongoing education for students amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic? The logical answer right now: distance education. Fortunately, most countries have some form of distance education technical infrastructure, which they can immediately use to provide ongoing educational opportunities. This post examines the four most common[…]