Oyo SUBEB partners World Bank, UBEC •Trains non-formal education centres

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IBADAN – Universal Basic Board (SUBEB) has commenced training of language teachers and non-formal centres facilitators across the State.

This, the revealed is in partial fulfilment of the execution of Better Delivery for All (BESDA) in the State.

The Executive Chairman, Universal Basic Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran stated that the programme was facilitated in conjunction with the World Bank and the Universal Basic Commission, in order to ensure the facilitators are well trained for the task ahead.

He said this at Lagelu Grammar school, Ibadan during the off of the training which is taking place at different centres with participants drawn from twenty-one Local areas targeted for BESDA programme in the State.

Adeniran explained that the training was also meant to prepare the facilitators on lessons, observation checklist, stimulate pupils’ interest in subjects, cultivate thinking skills, and mastery of content and lesson plans.

According to Adeniran, the training will also bring sanity into the learning through improvement of teaching methods, and eradication of out of school from the streets in .

Dr. Adeniran further revealed that the programme is targeted towards within school age, who either do not have access to schools or are drop-outs from schools.

He said the programme also targets in Islamic schools, adding that the training intends transform them, them literate and fortify them with basic knowledge at their centres.

He said, “This exercise is crucial to the basic education sector of Oyo State and is taking place across the 21 Local Areas of the state”.

“We hope that this will certainly enable our non-formal facilitators gain knowledge of new teaching methods as is applicable to BESDA. This will also the education system to greater heights in our dear State,” he said.

He commended Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State for giving priority to the education sector, adding that his immense has given the Board an edge in the fight against littering the streets.