Federal Government Reveals What Will Happen To Unqualified Teachers
he federal government has revealed that unqualified teachers in the country’s academic system will be flushed out by December 31, 2019.
YANS gathered Professor Segun Ajiboye who is the Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), revealed this while inducting over 200 education graduates of the University of Ibadan on Friday, November 29.
He said unqualified teachers will be kicked out while qualified ones will be used to replace them.
He said: “It is worthy to stress the importance of today’s induction ceremony in line with government directives.
“The Federal Government has directed that by 31st of December 2019 all unqualified people practising the profession of teaching would be swept from the classroom and their place would be occupied by young and vibrant professional teacher like you.
“We need to appreciate the fact that education unlocks the key to modernization, but the teacher holds the key to that door. He is the hub of any educational system and the major determinant of its quality.
“This is so because he is saddled with the responsibilities of translating educational policies into practice and programmes into actions and therefore my dear inductees you have a big role to play in changing the pendulum of affairs in your place of service.”