By Khalifa Ja’afar
No fewer than 225 primary schools teachers in Zamfara state have formally received their certificates under the Universal Basic Education Board who have undergone three month newly introduced Teacher Residency Training Scheme.
Speaking while presenting the certificates to the graduated teachers of the residency training scheme, the Chairman Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon Murtala Adamu Jangebe said, the rational behind introducing the new teaching blueprint by the board, was to ensure all teachers from across the 14 local governments in the state are qualified to teach in their respective primary schools as well as to ensure they acquire professional teaching certificates for the development of education in the state.
He informed that, the training exercise was tailored on co- subjects and basic subjects which gives much emphasis on science subjects and English language respectively.
Jangebe further maintained that, considering primary school education has become pillars of every advanced studies not only in the state but across the 36 states of the federation, stressing that, his board will continue to ensure the sustainable conduct of the newly introduced Teacher Residency Training to all the primary school teachers who do not have teaching qualifications in the state.
Jangebe called on the teachers to impart the knowledge they acquired to their pupils in their various respective primary Schools in order to attain the desired objectives.
In his remark, the Coordinator Northwestern States, Mansur Idris Kankara, has commended the Zamfara State Universal Basic Education Board for introducing the Teacher Residency Training Exercise, adding that, it would go along way in filling the lacuna upon unqualified primary schools Teachers challenges in the state.
He said, the National Headquarters of UBEC will continue to give every logistics to SUBEB, Zamfara state branch to the development of education in the state…