Universal Basic Education Board trains 3, 552 Teachers in Oyo State

Segun Showunmi in Ibadan

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board,  in collaboration with Universal Basic Education Commission, have concluded training of 3, 552 teachers from Primary schools under its Teachers’ Professional Development Programme.

Penpushing reports that the Executive Chairman of the board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran said that the training, which started on Monday January 4, 2021 was structured to herald the new academic session in the State.

The chairman said the training which was organized in conjunction with Universal Basic Education Commission was structured to enhance the teachers’ capacity and teaching efficiency in the new session

Penpushing further reports that, Adeniran said the training of teachers would enable them to provide quality education to primary school pupils at primary level.

The Teachers’ Professional Development Programme is an education reform programme that is poised at developing highly skilled teachers through training, supporting and motivating existing government teachers to succeed in their duties.

“At the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, we believe every child has the right to be properly trained; this is why we are training you the trainers. Engr. Seyi Makinde-led government is committed to raising the standard of education in Oyo State, and we intend to achieve this through regular training of our teachers. We would leave no stone unturned in the training of these little ones, so that they may not pose any threat in the future to our society”

Penpushing also reports that Adeniran reiterated the Government’s commitment to create the needed enablement for pupils and teachers, so as to enhance the cognitive skills of the pupils, adding that plans are underway to rehabilitate dilapidated school buildings.

The chairman added that the Board would ensure more infrastructure are put in place at schools across the State, pointed out  that Governor Seyi Makinde is passionate about changing the face of schools in the State.

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