‘Our target is to exposed teachers to the global perspectives of education, and to what is done all over the world between the year 2017 that we started, to year 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goal of the United Nation’, he said.
Penpushing further reports that, Badru noted that his Non-Governmental Organisation(NGO) has trained close to 100,000 teachers so far, and he is optimistic that they might reach the target of training 1million Teachers by the year 2025.
“We have decided to make Nigeria our based in order to fulfil this mandate and make sure that the nation education become a global standard education by educating our teachers, Nigerian teachers are still practicing the traditional teaching method, traditional education system is when teachers do not know education process and education business to be channel.”
“Much More Than Just Educational Training is a mandate to exposed many teacher to know, we have chosen to make the difference, and the difference is for our teachers to know more, because when they know more, they will be able to perform better and this will make a difference in our nation.”
The Consultant, however, called on the State Governments to embrace and collaborate with the program, saying that this will make difference in educational system of Nigeria as a country.
Penpushing also reports that the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Ibadan North Local Government, Pastor Oladejo Richard,in his remarks noted that governments are not doing enough when it comes to the issue of training of teachers, adding that NAPPS partnered with the program to ensure that teachers were exposed to knowledge.
“Many teachers nowaday do not know the right thing to do, but we believe that if we can train them, it will enhance learning of our students, training teachers’ means training our future, because teacher will assist us to train our children who are the leaders of tomorrow, so training them means preparing a better future of our children.”
“It is necessary to do up to date training for teachers, we need to update them and the best way teachers can be updated is by training them regularly because teaching in class is changing everyday, that is why teachers need to change the way they teach in classrooms to a global world.”
Penpushing reports that, one of the participant at the program, Sheriff Apanpa, an administrator from Peace Land Preparatory, Moniya, Ibadan, noted that the program was a right step in the right direction, adding that if the program has been coming up long time ago before now, it would have reduce incompetency in teachers performance thereby increases transmission of knowledge to students in schools across the country.
“Education program is not something you can reap dividend immediately you planted it, government should collaborate because this training will help them to know the actually numbers of teachers to be trained, and it will also assist to boost the performance of students in their academics.”