The Federal Government has directed that all unqualified teachers should be flushed out of schools by December 31, Prof. Segun Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), said on Friday.
Ajiboye stated this in Ibadan at the induction of no fewer than 200 education graduates of the University of Ibadan. According to him, quacks teaching Nigerian children will be thrown out and replaced by qualified and certificated education graduates to mold sound future leaders for the country.
The registrar said that teachers must stand shoulder to shoulder with other professional groups in the knowledge-driven economy. Administering the oath of practice on the inductees, Ajiboye reiterated that any teacher found wanting in the code of practice would be sanctioned. He also said that Nigerian teachers now had a separate and unique career path with the recent approval of teachers’ career path by the National Council on Education. Ajiboye said “it is worthy to stress the importance of today’s induction ceremony in line with government directives. The Federal Government has directed that by 31st of December 2019 all unqualified people practicing the profession of teaching would be swept from the classroom and their place would be occupied by young and vibrant professional teachers like you.
“We need to appreciate the fact that education unlocks the door to modernisation but the teacher holds the key to that door. Teachers are the hub of any educational system and the major determinant of its quality. This is so because teachers are saddled with the responsibilities of translating educational policies into practice and programmes into actions. Therefore, my dear inductees you have a big role to play in changing the pendulum of affairs in your places of service
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