From Mohammed Ibrahim, Kaduna
Executive Secretary Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board Nasir Umar yesterday said the Board has commenced induction training for 27,000 newly recruited teachers in the state.
According to him, the induction training is for the newly and old teachers recruited by the state government.
He explained further that the purpose of the training is to make them understand the job better and to understand how to manage and communicate properly with the pupils in schools.
“So, the workshop is to put them through what to do when they are finally posted to their places of work or class rooms.
“After the induction we will also trained the head teachers on how to manage the schools. This is because a quality Head Teacher means quality schools.
“If you have a good Head Master it means you will have a good school. So far, we have 254 centres across the 23 LG where the induction training is taken place, “he said.
Also ShehuRaubilu Permanent Sectraryof the Education Board told the inducted teachers at LEA Premary School Maiduguri Road that they should always see themselves as role model to their pupils.
According to him, they should be proud to be called teachers.
“You are teachers not cheaters therefore our eagle eyes will be on you particularly those who may not be serious with their jobs because report will be reaching us.
“We want you to be disciplined as teachers. If we find out after given you the job and you failed to deliver as expected your appointment letters will be terminated.
“I’m not threatening you but reminding you because you are role model to these pupils,” he said.
The Perm Sect also advised the new teachers to always dress properly when going to work.