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Cross River Institute To Partner Defense Ministry On Teachers Retraining

Federal Defense Ministry has disclosed plans to collaborate with the Teachers Continuous Training Institute (TCTI), Cross Rivers to retrain about 20000 teachers and personnel of the Armed Forces primary and secondary schools located in different parts of the country under the employment of the Ministry.

The Director of Education in the Ministry, A O Taiwo complemented the dedication and commitment of teachers under the Ministry, in improving teaching and learning in the schools.

She expressed satisfaction with the capacity of TCTI to leverage on the teacher retraining plans of schools under the Ministry of Defense, particularly on utilization of digital tools and resources which the Institute has exhibited leadership.

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At the extensive meeting with officials of the Directorate of Education at the Defense headquarters in Abuja, the TCTI Director General, Professor Taoheed Adedoja, while presenting the various programmes of the Institute, emphasized that for any teacher to fit into the modern trends of teaching, he or she must undergo continuous professional development and for which the Institute was established.

He disclosed that a second batch of 50 secondary school teachers in Cross River State would participate in a three day intensive training from Tuesday September 12 to Thursday September 14 2023 on “Usage of Digital facilities for teaching and learning”.

He said the training programme with participants drawn from the three geopolitical zones of the state would also explore the maximization of local resources for promoting teaching and learning in the rural areas.

He added that in view of the importance of the training, various organizations and individuals have been invited to monitor the exercise.

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