Fisayo Akinduro, Osogbo
As part of efforts to provide qualitative education, Osun State Government has trained 1,620 teachers in preparation for post COVID-19 era.
Executive Chairman, Osun State Universal Basic Education Board, Ajibola Famurewa disclosed this during a two-day virtual training programme organized for Heads of Primary and Junior Secondary Schools across the State.
Famurewa said the present government, under the leadership of Governor Gboyega Oyetola is passionate about the provision of standard and qualitative education delivery system for Osun school children.
He stressed that the training will go a long way at keeping teachers abreast of the global transformational teaching techniques in the post COVID-19 era.
The SUBEB boss expressed delight over the way and manner with which the training programme was being carried out through virtual online platform with one thousand, six hundred and twenty teachers receiving it simultaneously at their various homes in preparation for schools’ reopening post COVID-19 era.
He implored participants to take the training programme very serious and to replicate the knowledge derived in it at their various places of primary assignment to move Osun Education to a greater height.
In his welcome address, the Executive Secretary, SUBEB, Mr Adeoye Bakare who advised teachers to be alive to their work urged them to complement government’s huge investment in education sector by way of following the educational laid down rules and regulations post COVID- 19 era.
He enjoined participants to make judicious use of knowledge acquired through the training exercise to better their teaching techniques so as to enhance effective teaching and learning for the benefit of Osun school children as they are the future leaders.