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Akwa Ibom trains 4 500 teachers

07 September 2012, 07:22

Uyo - The Akwa Ibom State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB), has reiterated its commitment to the training of teachers, saying that 4,500 have been trained by the government.

The Permanent Secretary of SUBEB, Mrs Theresa Ekon, made the announcement in a statement in Uyo on Thursday.

She said that 2,000 education managers had also been trained by the State Government.

Ekon said that the teachers were trained in core subjects, including English Language, Mathematics, Information and Communications Technology (ICT) as well as management skills.

"The State Government under the leadership of Gov. Godswill Akpabio is committed to the training of teachers.

"No fewer than 2,200 teachers have benefited from the 2012 UBE capacity development programme which was carried out in three centres across the state," she said.

The permanent secretary thanked the governor for providing an enabling environment for the board to function.

She restated the commitment of the board to transform the education sector with a view to attaining the overall objectives and vision of the Akpabio administration.



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