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Bauchi First Lady tasked teachers to adopt technological advancements in their profession

By Zainab Faruq 

The Bauchi state first lady Hajiya Aishatu Bala Muhammad has called for collaborative effort to address lingering problems of education sector in the state.

The first lady said the problem of out of school children and truancy of teachers has been the major bane to the development of the sector, and as such all hands must be on deck to address the trend.

She made the call during the launching of Bauchi state schools quality assurance software and flag-off of the training of 437 quality assurance officers on how to use it held at the government house.

Addressing the myriad of challenges that bedeviled the education sector according to the state first lady will require a concerted effort from the government, teachers, community leaders and other individuals.

She challenged teachers in the state to continue their sacrifice as they play crucial role in shaping the future of the society by impacting knowledge and skills to their students.

Hajiya Aishatu Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad said as education continues to evolve, it’s important for teachers to adapt and embrace modern ways of technology in their teaching profession, so as to meet the global standard and produce best leaders of tomorrow.

Earlier in her welcome address, the Bauchi state commissioner of education Dr. Jamila Muhammad Dahiru noted that effective management of the resources is lacking despite the resources of teachers, teaching facilities and students, hence the development of the software to bridge the gap.

She noted that Bauchi is among the first states to have have identified the challenges and adapt modalities to salvage the situation, citing examples with the implementation of finger print monitors in 160 senior secondary schools across the state as well as the developing quality assurance tool for school inspection and supervision which has yielded positive results.