Ogun Govt Seeks More Support Of Stakeholders To Enhance Teaching Standard - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Ogun Govt Seeks More Support Of Stakeholders To Enhance Teaching Standard

 Ogun State Government has called for continous support of  stakeholders in the education sector, to enhance standard of its teaching workforce and 

The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu who  made the call in Abeokuta during closing ceremony of Teach for Nigeria (TFN) stakeholder’s engagement,
said the use of the free education programme of the government would  eradicate illiteracy.

 He revealed that the present administration had recorded giant strides in the sector through support of the private sector.

Arigbabu, represented by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo added that the government had done massive renovation in schools, provided furniture items, ensured training and re-training of teachers

The commissioner added that the Prince Dapo Abiodun's administration employed teachers through the Ogun TEACH scheme and many more

According to him,  education is the bedrock of any meaningful development and catalyst for effecting fundamental positive change in any society.

“The present administration will continue to accord priority to the provision of free and qualitative education. I, therefore, enjoined TFN to keep up with the spirit of developing teachers’ skills. I want to assure you of our continued unflinching support”, Arigbabu said.

He appreciated TFN for creating a platform and consistently imparting the young fellows who saw teaching as a calling and not a profession, positing that the aim of teaching was not only to transmit information but to also transform learners from passive recipients of other people’s knowledge to active constructors of general knowledge.

In their goodwill messages, the Chairman, State Universal Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Femi Majekodunmi, represented by the Permanent member 2, Hon. Isiaka Aderounmu and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Investment, Mr. Oluola Aikulola, respectively gave kudos to TFN for developing the education sector, and the passion to improve the younger ones and growing adults with strategic teaching and learning techniques.

In her remarks, the Chief Executive Officer, Teach for Nigeria, Miss Folawe Omikunle revealed that the programme was berthed to train and develop teachers, saying the vision of TFN was to ensure that children have access to quality and excellent education.

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