Federal Government has secure to convey special thought to teachers with skilled certification from teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) however aren’t gainfully used.
The government aforementioned the teachers would be accustomed replace those that might be evicted from lecture rooms by december 2019, for not having TRCN certificates.
Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, lad Echono, disclosed the planned action in capital of Nigeria, on Saturday, shortly once watching the primary batch of 2019 skilled Qualification Examination (PQE) organized by TRCN.
The Permanent Secretary said: “TRCN and NTI are directed to compile a information of certified teachers who are unemployed . That’s current. we are going to use them to switch those uncertified lecturers who would be evicted from lecture rooms by finish of december month 2019.”
He aforementioned the december 2019 grace amount for uncertified teachers is inviolable. “It marks the tip of amount for teachers while not skilled certificate in our class rooms.
“We have large dearth of qualified and licensed teachers in our college. So, it’ll be unwise and counter-productive to permit TRCN uncertified teachers in our class rooms whereas those certified by TRCN are unemployed .
“We have upgraded our mechanism to boost our strict social control. First, we have a tendency to upgraded our Quality Assurance Department into full body with offices in states of the federation.
“Secondly, we’ve re-established pedagogy commission that may start up once the operating modalities are over. The commission can facilitate U.S.A. enforce standards,” he said.
TRCN Registrar, Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, aforementioned there was spectacular increase in recent applications. He aforementioned that not but 30,000 folks weekday for the examination in over fifty centres across Nigeria.
He confirmed that Kaduna State with 3,258 applications, had the best range of candidates. Imo, Katsina, Plateau, Bauchi are among states with the high range of application, whereas Sokoto State with 185 applications, was among states with rock bottom applications.
He, thus, inspired lecturers who are however to induce TRCN certificate to use the remaining window in October or risk eviction from lecture rooms by the tip of december 2019 point in time.