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  • Updated: August 30, 2022

NGO Recruits 178 Volunteer Teachers in Yobe, Borno

A non-governmental organization, Save the Children International (SCI) and Global Affairs Canada (GAC) have recruited 178 volunteer teachers in the North-Eastern states of Borno and Yobe. 

The Field Manager of SCI, Mark Umaru made the disclosure at the induction of 94 of the teachers in Damaturu, Yobe state today.

The induction was led by the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN).

Umaru said the recruitment of the 178 teachers was carried out through the GAC project and posted to 60 preject supported schools in the two states. 

He added that his organization alongside the TRCN has established services to develop professional teachers. 

As reported the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Umaru stated that: “The services will include teacher capacity building, trainings carefully designed and tailored to address identified capacity gaps among the volunteer teachers.

“In November 2021 SCI enrolled and registered 136 volunteer teachers with TRCN for Professional Qualification Examination (PQE)."

Speaking at the event, the Registrar of the TRCN, Prof. Josiah Ajiboye who was represented by Abinbola Ahmed appealed to the government to give the volunteers permanent and pensionable appointments. 

 

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