ACADEMICS AND SELF DEVELOPMENT By BRO SUNNY ONOJA

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 ACADEMICS AND SELF DEVELOPMENT By BRO SUNNY ONOJA BEING A SEMINAR PAPER PRESENTED

ACADEMICS AND SELF DEVELOPMENT By BRO SUNNY ONOJA BEING A SEMINAR PAPER PRESENTED TO THE HOSPITAL CHAPEL ADOLESCENTS’ ON SUNDAY, 28 TH FEBRUARY, 2016, AT THE HOSPITAL TEENS CHAPEL, ABUJA.

QINTRODUCTION q. What is the main natural resource in the 21 st Century? q

QINTRODUCTION q. What is the main natural resource in the 21 st Century? q you, you and you (human resource) – and your potentials q. Your skills will unlock that potential(s). 2

QINTRODUCTIO N ØRole of Education üBasically, education should: oprovide trained human resources (engineers, scientists,

QINTRODUCTIO N ØRole of Education üBasically, education should: oprovide trained human resources (engineers, scientists, technicians, craftsmen, artisans) in the quantity and quality needed to address the challenges of the workplace; and üadapt and respond to skill demands of employers, technological progress and macro trends for knowledge-based socio-economic development. üThe Nigerian National Policy on Education (NPE, 2004) describes education as an instrument par excellence for affecting national development. 3

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v. Thus, the 21 st century-type education should be geared towards: ü educating; ü

v. Thus, the 21 st century-type education should be geared towards: ü educating; ü transforming lives and ü making the citizenry productive. 5

QSELF DEVELOPMENT ØWhat is Self Development? üSelf development is a life long process üAs

QSELF DEVELOPMENT ØWhat is Self Development? üSelf development is a life long process üAs adolescents, you are expected to periodically assess your aims and goals in life for realization and maximization of your God given potentials. üWhy should you develop yourself? 6

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EDUCATION AND THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the

EDUCATION AND THE KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. ” Kofi Annan, 1997 10

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QKNOWING YOUR UTME SUBJECT COMBINATIONS 16

QKNOWING YOUR UTME SUBJECT COMBINATIONS 16

QKNOWING YOUR UTME SUBJECT COMBINATIONS q Arts/Humanities • • • o • • q

QKNOWING YOUR UTME SUBJECT COMBINATIONS q Arts/Humanities • • • o • • q Sciences Mass Communication English Language Literature in English & any two subjects from the Arts or Social Sciences Fine & Applied Art English Language Fine Arts and two from the Arts/Social Sciences o • • • Medicine English Language Mathematics Biology Chemistry Surveying & Geoinformatics Same as in Architecture 17

ØWhat you need to know about the Computer Based Test (CBT) v. In the

ØWhat you need to know about the Computer Based Test (CBT) v. In the 2013 UTME, JAMB expanded the frontiers of test delivery to include: üComputer-Based Test (CBT); üDual-Based Test (DBT); and üPaper-Pencil Test (PPT). v. Hitherto, the Board has delivered test via the traditional paper-pencil mode. v. The introduction of the CBT is one of the newest trends in the testing world and JAMB is proud to be championing its cause in Nigeria. 18

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v. Merits of the CBT v. The merits of e-Testing is given by Ojerinde

v. Merits of the CBT v. The merits of e-Testing is given by Ojerinde (2013 a) to be: üincrease delivery of calibrated test items; üefficient and unbiased test administration and electronic scoring of tests; üimprovement in test security; üIncreased in computer awareness by the test-takers; üImprovement in the quality and standard of education, etc. 20

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q. Conclusion üThe Bible has divinely commanded that as adolescents you should “Prosper! Reproduce!

q. Conclusion üThe Bible has divinely commanded that as adolescents you should “Prosper! Reproduce! Fill Earth! Take charge!. . . ” but not knowing who you are in Christ and all of His promises will inhibit you from exercising these authorities. üEphesians 2: 6 declares “And hath raised us up together and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus”. As a child of the most High, you are a partaker of His divine nature and part of this nature are the provisions for your reigning in life. 24

ARCHITECTS of the Future 25 of the future……

ARCHITECTS of the Future 25 of the future……

As ARCHITECTS of the Future 26 Don’t let procrastination, be the killer of your

As ARCHITECTS of the Future 26 Don’t let procrastination, be the killer of your dreams……

q. The Truth about Frogs “YOUR ‘FROG’ IS YOUR BIGGEST, MOST IMPORTANT TASK, THE

q. The Truth about Frogs “YOUR ‘FROG’ IS YOUR BIGGEST, MOST IMPORTANT TASK, THE ONE YOU ARE MOST LIKELY TO PROCRASTINATE ON IF YOU DON’T DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT” - BRAIN TRACY q What you need to do ASAP § Take action immediately § Develop the habit of success § Develop a positive addiction § No shortcuts (practice is the key) q The 3 Ds of habit formation • Decision Discipline Determination • • 27

Thank you for Listening!!! 28

Thank you for Listening!!! 28

q. References üKing James Version of the Holy Bible üOjerinde, D. (2014) 29

q. References üKing James Version of the Holy Bible üOjerinde, D. (2014) 29