By Jessica Ude
Prof. Kate made this appeal at her office in Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka, during a courtesy visit by the participants at a 5-day workshop on ‘Teacher Management and Effective Placement’, which was held in Dubai.
Kate enjoined the 45-man team to the conference to support government in re-positioning and advancing the education sector.
She said that the government wants them to have value-based education and that changing the angle at which the view things will be the only way to achieve it. She also pleaded with the stakeholders to assist in keeping sanity in the system their duty to drive government policy.
Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Anambra State Chairman, Mrs Nonye Chibueze, thanked government on behalf of the team and indicated that they learnt a lot from all that was taught and said in the workshop.
According to All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Anambra State President, Mrs Augustina Atuchukwu, some teachers assume they have grown pass the age of Information Communication Technology (ICT) savvy, they tend to act less concerned at the mention of ICT and this issue is a major challenge to the profession.
She pleaded that a workshop on ICT should be organized on regular basis for teachers and students to enable them retain the knowledge they gained in previous training.
City Business Computers in collaboration with Anambra State Education Programme Investment Project (ANSEPIP) were the organizers of the workshop.