Anambra government rewards 2017 national best teacher with N1m
The Anambra State Government on Friday presented N1million cheque to the winner of the 2017 Best Teacher in Nigeria award, Mr Clement Okodo. Prof. Kate Omenugha, Commissioner for Education in Anambra, who presented the cheque to Okodo said the gesture was in fulfillment of the promise made by Gov. Willie Obiano in October, 2017. Omenugha…
Kaduna begins induction for 27,000 teachers
The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has commenced a two-day training for 27,000 public primary school teachers in the state. The induction, which commenced yesterday, would be held in 254 centres across the 23 local councils of the state. Executive Chairman of the board, Nasiru Umar, told journalists that the participants included 15, 409…
Court halts sack of 22,000 Kaduna teachers
The National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Kaduna division, yesterday halted the sack of 22,000 primary school teachers by Governor Nasir El -Rufai on the ground of failing competency test organised by the state government. The counsel representing the teachers, Samuel Atum, had on October 30 filed a motion of interlocutory injunction asking the court to…
Edo demotes four principals to classroom teachers
They were alleged to have collected between N11,000 and N20,000 for school uniforms as against N3,000 for Junior Secondary School and N4,000 for Senior Secondary School approved by the state government.
Teachers and their poor reward
The lamentation the other day by teachers in schools attached to the police force and their barracks nationwide over the very poor working condition and remuneration there...
40 teachers in Nasarawa benefit from NGO’s scheme
The Charles Bebeye Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) has trained 40 secondary school teachers across the state on how to enhance their teaching skills to efficiently manage classrooms with diverse learners.
Learning from neglected teachers - Part 1
We should draw the following basic lessons from the ants: (1) Antidote against laziness. So, anytime tiredness or weakness beckons, remember that ants are feebler creatures, but are active and productive.
Government pledges to pay teachers higher than other workers
The Education Minister, Adamu Adamu dropped the hint yesterday while inaugurating the Governing Councils of 21 Federal Colleges of Education in Abuja.