The Chairman Osun State Universal Basic Education Board, Mr. Felix Awofisayo, says the board has recruited 3,000 new teachers for its public primary schools.
Awofisayo said this in Osogbo on Thursday at a training session for Quality Assurance Officers of SUBEB, Local Government Education Authorities and Zonal Inspector of Education in the state.
He said, “We have recruited 3,000 new teachers and they have been provided with instructional materials to improve standard of education in the state.”
Apart from the new teachers, the SUBEB chairman said that infrastructural development tailored to boost the standard of education in the state was tremendous.
“The transformational agenda include infrastructural developments, such as construction of new 16 model schools; 15-storey building model middle schools; furniture; ICT equipment; science laboratories; water and electricity as well as renovation of dilapidated schools are part of efforts to enhance the standard of education in the state,” he added.
He explained that the capacity building for the participants was in recognition of the fact that highly skilled manpower was needed for quality of delivery of basic education.