Anambra boosts capacity of 1,500 teachers
Anambra State has commenced the training of 1,500 teachers in core subjects to acquaint them with modern teaching methods, the Commissioner for Basic Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha has said.
While declaring the training open recently, Prof. Kate, who was represented by the Chairman Post Primary Schools Service Commission, Lady Joy Ulasi, enjoined the teachers to use the training to learn innovations in the education sector.
Omenugha said the training being organized by the State government and the State Education programme Investment Project in Awka, would encourage development of the sector.
She commended the State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano for having the interest of teachers at heart, describing him as teacher friendly. In his remark, the representative of the National Association of Proprietors of Private schools in Anambra State, Mr Chinaza Onwuazombe, described the training as a noble objective and appealed to the organizers to extend it to teachers in private schools.
Responding on behalf of other beneficiaries, Mrs Chinyere Ofor-Muogbo expressed satisfaction with the training, even as she explained that she has learnt major approaches to teaching quality assurance.
Mrs Ofor-Muogbo who teaches English language at Awada secondary school, Obosi, advocated that the training be organized regularly for improving knowledge, understanding and expose teachers to modern methods in teaching/learning in schools.
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