The Plateau Government on Friday said it has released the promotion of 9,000 teachers across the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.
Prof. Matthew Suleiman, the chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos.
Suleiman mentioned the promotion was a part of the board’s motivation strategy to ensure good performance and dedication to duty.
“Right now, we’ve got approved the promotion of over 9,000 teachers, as a mark of honour to them in the celebration of the World Teachers’ Day.”
“The welfare of teachers is taken very seriously by the Gov. Simon Lalong-led administration, salaries of teachers are paid as at when due.
“There was a time when more than 2000 teachers were put out of job, we have brought back,” he said.
He mentioned that the World Academics’ Day was marked to allow them replicate on their position as custodian of values and position mannequin for kids.
Suleiman mentioned the 2019 theme ‘Younger academics, the Way forward for the Occupation’ referred to as for reflection on the coaching and capability of academics to do what is correct for the aim of quick monitoring improvement particularly in Nigeria.
He urged the academics to redouble and rededicate their efforts, within the service of the nation, saying that coaching organised by SUBEB has elevated high quality of instructing by academics. “We’re making efforts in faculties monitoring, making certain infrastructure is in place to assist academics.
“We insisted on quick and long run coaching, to make sure numerous abilities are acquired for enhanced efficiency,” he mentioned.
The World Academics’ Day is annual occasion to mark the position of academics in constructing a accountable era whereas addressing their challenges.