The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has pledged 20 cars to deserving teachers across the six education districts of the state. Noting that great teachers were always remembered for the lives they shaped and their students who become role models to be proud of.
The governor made this known during a virtual training of teachers with the theme, ‘Eko Educators Webinar Performance Series 3.3’.
Mr. Governor said teachers were key change agents who would be remembered for shaping future generations of leaders.
He further has advised teacher in the Lagos State Post-Primary Teaching Service to embrace and adopt technology in improving learning outcomes.
“This is the era of technology and it is working well for us. Technology has become a very strong tool that we cannot do away within our everyday lives. With technology, we can think locally and act globally”, he said,
Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education also said the quality of teachers was critical to the success of any school system.
She urged teachers to bring the best out of the child who may have gone through different trauma during the pandemic and most especially in the lockdown.
In the same vein, the Chairman, Teaching Service Commission, Mrs Elizabeth Ariyo, said the webinar was a conscious effort of the commission in improving teaching styles, optimise the teaching profession, turn around the life of children, and ultimately, impact on their future.
“The platform portends to address teachers’ wellness and wellbeing, update them with trending facts to update their teaching skill, and has had notable distinguished personalities of interest in the public service and society at large to discuss issues,” she said.