Ekiti State Government has trained over 10,000 teachers under various
training programmes approved by UBEC within the two and half years of
the present administration.
The Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB),
Prof. Femi Akinwumi made this known at Ikogosi Ekiti while declaring
open a 5-day training for Quality Assurance Officers of primary
Prof. Akinwumi said that the focus is to ensure efficient and
effective teaching in the State, adding that the Quality Assurance
training would also assist school head-teachers to achieve effective
He highlighted some other achievements of government within the last
two and a half years to include renovation of dilapidated school
buildings, construction of 4 model colleges and provisions of
Akinwumi also noted that prompt payment of counterpart funds by the
Fayemi led administration led to the release of UBEC intervention fund
to Ekiti State and provided the wherewithal for SUBEB to execute the
various projects in public schools.
The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC),
Dr. Hamid Bobboyi who spoke through the Director South West (UBEC),
Dr. Bola Oyedokun stated that the training would improve the capacity
of Quality Assurance Officers at the SUBEB and LGEA for efficient and
effective evaluation of schools in order to enhance learning outcomes.
According to him, the training programme would also help to improve
the standard of basic education and ensure the attainment of minimum
standards capable of producing model.