Learning Gains to Improve for 31,963 Edo Students as SUBEB Trains 1,446 Teachers, School Leaders… Like JSS Now under EdoBEST Program
The Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (Edo SUBEB) has started training an additional 1,446 teachers, principals and principals from all 18 local government areas in the state.
Declaring the training open, Executive Chairperson, Edo SUBEB, Ms. Ozavize Salami, said the training is a historic achievement for Edo SUBEB, and a major milestone as it expands the education reforms of the administration led by Godwin Obaseki to fully integrate junior high schools. in accordance with the ongoing JSS disarticulation process.
Salami noted that the training will effectively close the teacher gap in the state’s junior high school system by at least 95% and introduced 31,963 additional Edo children into a structured learning methodology through its EdoBEST program.
“As the 2022/2023 session begins in Edo State, all 306 state-owned junior high schools (JSS) have now been integrated into the EdoBEST 2.0 program.”
According to the boss of Edo SUBEB, the government is the largest provider of basic education services in the state and he is optimistic that deliberate investment in teachers through professional development programs will lead to improvement. measurable learning outcomes for all students located in urban, rural and even areas. hard-to-reach areas of Edo State.
She urged participants to do their best in the training exercise as it is their turn to join their colleagues and be called digital teachers. She noted that students in Edo will continue to benefit from the EdoBEST reforms with this training of new teachers, headteachers and principals in the state.
“His Excellency, Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki has demonstrated political will to close the teacher gap through the EdoSTAR scholarship program, where 3,000 people have been employed to fill teaching positions in primary and secondary schools .
“A total of 365 EdoSTAR Fellows are also undergoing the intensive 10-day training which will enable them to deliver impactful lessons to students using the EdoBEST pedagogy.
These scholars will benefit from the new minimum wage announced by the Governor on May 1, 2022.
“Edo State has been at the forefront of teacher development. In the first two quarters of 2022 alone, 2,602 teachers, school leaders, learning and development officers (LDOs) and quality assurance officers (QAOs) have been retrained to enable them to fulfill their work of educators and educational leaders.
“The training will provide a platform on new school and classroom management techniques, modern teaching practices, safeguarding and child protection strategies as well as other important emerging best practices in school administration.
“The sessions will also support teachers in other facets of teaching, from interpreting the curriculum to understanding students’ needs in order to motivate them to succeed.”