Ekiti - Chief Rufus Eniola, an
educationist, has urged parents and teachers to partner with government in the
effort to provide quality education for the children.
Eniola made the call on Monday in an interview with the News
Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Oye- Ekiti.
He stressed the need for collaboration of parents and
government in order to transform the education sector for better education
"Parents have roles to play in educating the child, they
ought to provide their children with basic needs, such as writing materials and
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"They should also monitor their movement as well as ensure
good upbringing including adequate training.
"Teachers should impart the right knowledge in the pupils,
do their works without supervision and keep on acquiring more training that
will make them provide effective teaching,’’ he stated.
Eniola noted that teachers played a crucial role in
the education of the children and constituted important influence in the
learning process and academic achievements.
He urged parents and teachers to play their roles well so
that children will not depart from the good principles and moral upbringing
needed to cope with the challenges of life.
He called on government to retrain and motivate teachers and
not to relent in providing the needed tools for the promotion of quality