Abuja - The Federal Government has concluded plans to make university first degree the minimum teaching qualification in Nigeria, according to the Minister of Education, Ibrahim Shekarau, Punch reports.
Shekarau made the disclosure while receiving visiting Finns ambassador to Nigeria, Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury.
Shekarau said the Federal Government would explore all measures to restore the respect, dignity and status of teachers in the country, adding that the target of the Federal Government was “to make First Degree as minimum teaching qualification.”
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He said the minimum teaching qualification in Nigerian schools, since 1980, had been the National Certificate in Education.
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