AKWA IBOM GOVERNMENT UNCOVERS 1,140 FAKE SCHOOLS
“These schools are not approved by the Ministry of Education in the state and students are taught under unhygienic conditions where the learning environment is deplorable. We have in the Ministry the minimum standards which must be fulfilled before opening any school in the state,” Essien said.
The Commissioner added that, the Ministry was going to publish names of the illegal schools for the public to be aware, stating that defaulters would be prosecuted by the State Government, emphasisng . “Names of these schools will be published; subsequently, the schools will be closed down.
Penpushing further reports that, Essien pointed out that the importance of E-learning, stressing that the Government was poised to introduce E-learning into the school system as a means of improving and providing quality education to students.
“The world today is evolving with technology. It is moving away from manual processes and we cannot afford to lag behind. E-learning will provide accessibility to the students at all times by the teachers even after school hours. Missed lessons can be reviewed, students will have access to improved, updated, and world class libraries and learning facilities,” he said.