Delta State Govt Embarks On Capacity Building For Primary Schools Teachers

Delta State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB in collaboration with Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC has flagged-off a five day capacity building workshop for Primary School teachers across Delta State.

Chairman of SUBEB, Hon Samuel Mariere who declared the workshop open at Otovwodo Primary School in Ughelli North Local Government Area, said the training session was part of efforts by the state government to improve the quality of education in Public Schools, even as he urged teachers to see the exercise as a way of enhancing their performance in the discharge of their duties.

Addressing selected Primary School teachers from Otovwodo Primary School, Eserovwe Primary School, Iwhreko Primary School and Uduerhi Primary School, the Chairman of SUBEB, disclosed that the State Governor, Right Hon Sheriff Oborevwori is very committed to restoring the glory of public schools which has produced leaders in the society.

Mariere noted that as a way of improving the quality of education in the state, the Delta state government through the board embarked on training of teachers and therefore urged them to take the exercise seriously, saying “anyone who failed to attend the capacity building workshop will be sanctioned”.

The SUBEB Chairman while noting that government is spending so much in organizing such programs also appealed to the teachers to reciprocate government’s effort by putting in their best In the job as a sure way of uplifting the standard of education in public schools.

The former lawmaker who also frowned at the lackadaisical attitude of some teachers who treat their job with levity, stated that the board will sieve them out of the system and replace them with those who are willing to work.

Delta State UBEC coordinator, Mrs Sharon Dafiwelo, commended the State Government for their continuous effort in improving Primary education in Delta State and urged teachers to seize the opportunity to improve themselves for better service delivery.

Some participants at the capacity building workshop commended the state government and the Board for organizing such training and appealed for continuity of such programs.

In a related development, the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC has commenced a three day capacity building workshop in Asaba for selected teachers in South South, South West and South East geo political zones.

Executive Secretary of the Commission, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi while declaring the training open, charged participants to take advantage of the exercise to expose themselves to available information aimed at inclusive education delivery in basic education institutions in Nigeria.

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