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What Is the Ideal Age To Start Schooling?

Is there an ideal age for children to start school, or should it differ from child to child? That was the discussion on Nigeria Info’s Whaatsup Lagos with the Tekes. There was no consensus but a few callers shared pointers that parents might want to look out for before sending their wards off to school.

Oghene from Ikorodu insisted children should not be sent to school until they can communicate clearly. This is necessary, so the kids can relate the activities of the day to their parents. However, Francis was of the opinion that children should be 'shipped off' as soon as they are a year old. “What are  they doing at home?” He asked.

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