Olabimpe Aderiye has pledged that the State Government would continue
to partner with relevant government agencies, development partners and
donor agencies to improve the capacity of teachers and quality of
basic education in the state public schools.
The Commissioner made the pledge in Ado Ekiti while declaring open a
3-day Pedagogical training programme for teachers in the state.
Dr. Aderiye who spoke through the Director of Quality Assurance in the
Ministry, Mr. Sunday Ajiboye said apart from using proper modern
teaching methodology in schools, there is also the need for proper
monitoring of schools for greater efficiency among the teachers.
She urged participants to avail themselves of the opportunity so that
the training would have a multiplier effect on all teachers in the
Also speaking at the event, the Special Adviser to the Governor on
Basic Secondary and Vocational Education, Prof. Francisca Aladejana
urged participants at the workshop to avail themselves with the new
methodology of teaching that they would be exposed to during the
She commended Ekiti SUBEB for partnering the Civil Society
Organization to improve the quality of teaching among teachers in the
state public schools.
Earlier in his welcome address, the Executive Chairman of Ekiti State
Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Femi Akinwumi who
commended the facilitators of the programme, urged the trainees to
make use of the opportunity in order to improve the standard of
Education in the state.
Prof. Akinwumi also lauded the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi for
approving logistics to facilitate the programme and then charged the
beneficiaries to appreciate the gesture.
The Project Manager, ‘Teach for Nigeria’ who is also the facilitator
Mrs. Tope Akintunde disclosed that her organization was happy to
collaborate with SUBEB to improve the quality of Education in the
She said members of her organization were committed to using their
classroom experience over the years to drive long term systemic
changes in the educational sector in the state.
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