Ebonyi State government on Tuesday said five hundred million naira has been mapped out for training of teachers in the state to enhance their performances in the classroom.
The government maintained that there is no going back in making Ebonyi State number 1 best state in Education having suffered Educational set back in the past years.
In a joint press briefing by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Barr Uchenna Orji and his Education counterpart Dr. Onyebuchi Chima, it was disclosed that participants in the training will also be subjected to classroom room examination to ensure that the comprehend with the training.
Chima said, “The state Executive council today approved the sum of N500m for training of teachers. We are training them on method of teaching after which we will organize examination for them to ensure they don’t only get the method of teaching but also specialize in the subjects they teach our children.
“A resolution was also taken and N15million was approved to harvest the best brains we have in our state as young as six and train them.
They have a target goal to start school on 10th November 2019. Our target is that the school will start with 200 students.”
Bar. Orji in his submission said human capital development was critical in the economic development of the state and that it was why the government places a high premium on the empowerment of the people.