Teach For 'Nigeria' Initiative:UK, Ethiopia, Serbia, Others Understudy Ogun Govt - EDU-BIZNEWS


Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Teach For 'Nigeria' Initiative:UK, Ethiopia, Serbia, Others Understudy Ogun Govt


An international teaching group, comprising United Kingdom, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Serbia and Eswatini, have visited Ogun State to understudy the successful implementation of its activities regarding the 'Teach for 'Nigeria' initiative (TFN).

Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB,), Dr. Femi Majekodunmi while receiving the group, accompanied by the executive members of the TFN organisation, in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, said that the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration’s developmental initiatives, policies and programmes, as well as capacity building mechanisms in the education sector had made the state to stand out among its peers in the country.

Standard education in the state according to him,  remains a positive reference point for others to emulate, noting that TFN teachers' participation in the sub-sector had added advantage to quality teaching of learners both in external and international examinations.

He pointed out that the initiative had improved the teaching methodology in schools, thereby making the state to receive positive transformation through continued employment and payment of teachers’ salaries, assuring that government would not relent in enhancing the educational system through rehabilitation and construction of public primary schools across the state.

Earlier, Director of Education Quality Assurance, SUBEB, Mr. Segun Alade, expressed satisfaction with the performance of TFN Fellows, appreciating them for maintaining high standards and implementing new techniques since their inception in 2017.

Contributing, Director of Academic School Services, Mrs. Kehinde Anifowoshe, lauded TFN for lofty initiatives through the introduction of modern teaching methods in the state's education system.

Responding, the Head of Impact at Teach for Nigeria, Mr. Edikan Mbang, who noted that the study tour was an invaluable experience, explained that the purpose of the visit was to understand the successful operations of the organisation in the state.
Mbang stressed the pivotal role played by the state government, particularly, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, as well as SUBEB, in enabling Teach For Nigeria to carry out impactful interventions since 2017.

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