Minister of State for Education, Professor Tony Anwukah at the weekend said the system of Basic education in Nigeria will soon be reviewed for the benefit of the Sector. The Minister stated this in Abuja while speaking to Journalists on the rot in the Nigeria Education system and specifically training of teachers for specific needs of the system.
Professor Anwukah lamented the Poor state of teaching profession in the country saying that teaching must stop from been an all comer game in Nigeria. He called on the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria ,TRCN to be alive to its responsibility by ensuring that individuals interested in teaching in Nigeria are duly trained and certified for the profession.
“I want to push for major review in primary school level and our pressing worry is based on poor quality of teachers ; NCE supposed to be the minimum bench mark for training in Nigeria but now it has become an all comer game,teaching must stop from been an all comer game, we must not let teaching be a fall back profession.
“Moreso the training of teachers is not in consonance to suppose to teach the basic primary school levels as you will see an NCE graduate who studied physics education teaching integrated science in primary school. Read more