FG To Weed Out Unqualified Teachers

Channels Television  
Updated November 22, 2015

special education programmeThe Federal Government says it plans to weed out all unqualified teachers in Nigeria’s primary and secondary schools to reform the education sector.

According to the government, the decision was part of efforts to re-position basic education in Nigeria.

The Minister of State for Education, Professor Anthony Anwuka, told a news conference in Abuja on Sunday, that the Federal Government would no longer allow a situation where the teaching profession would be treated as an all-comers affair.

He reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to qualitative education, saying the developmental strides of any nation is dependent on the quality of education given to pupils at the primary and secondary school levels.