- Tuesday, December 31, is the deadline for all unqualified teachers to practice in Nigeria
- This order was given by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN)
- The TRCN's registrar, Professor Josiah Olusegun Ajiboye, said that the plan of the federal government is to make teaching a well-respected career path henceforth
Teachers all over Nigeria without qualifications stipulated by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) will be shown the way to the door by the end of December 2019.
This was revealed by the registrar of TRCN, Professor Josiah Olusegun Ajiboye, on Friday, November 29, at the University of Ibadan as he was administering the oath of practice on newly inducted teachers.
Ajiboye said that the objective of the federal government for is to make future leaders of Nigerian children by improving the standard of education.
Moreover, the registrar said that henceforth teaching will become an enviable profession in the country going by the approval of Teachers’ Career Path through the national council on education.
He said: "We need to appreciate the fact that education unlocks the key to modernization, but the teacher holds the key to that door. He is the hub of any educational system and the major determinant of its quality.
"This is so because he is saddled with the responsibilities of translating educational policies into practice."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that public schools teachers would be given 1GB (Gigabyte) data free to enable them to access and browse the internet on a regular basis.
This was revealed by the minister of education, Adamu Adamu on Saturday, October 9 at the 2019 World Teachers Day celebration held in Abuja.
The minister who was represented by the junior minister of education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the ministry was working with the Nigerian Communications Commission and other stakeholders to provide at least 1GB of data free to each public school teacher to surf the web and obtain educational materials.
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