Lagos Governor advises Teachers to embrace technology

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has advised teacher in the Lagos State Post-Primary Teaching Service to embrace technology in improving learning outcomes.

Speaking during a virtual training of teachers tagged, ‘Eko Educators Webinar Performance Series 3.3,’ Sanwo-Olu said teachers were key change agents who would be remembered for shaping future generations of leaders.

He said, “This is the era of technology and it is working well for us. Technology has become a very strong tool that we cannot do away with in our everyday lives. With technology, we can think locally and act globally.”

Sanwo-Olu also pledged 20 cars to deserving teachers across the six education districts of the state.

The governor added that great teachers were always remembered for the lives they shaped and their students becoming role models to be proud of.

The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said the quality of teachers was critical to the success of any school system.

Adefisayo appreciated Lagos State teachers for their continuous self-development, advising them to bring the best out of child who may have gone through the different degree of trauma during the pandemic.

The Chairman, Teaching Service Commission, Mrs Elizabeth Ariyo, said the webinar was a conscious effort of the commission in improving teaching styles, optimise the teaching profession, turn around the life of children, and ultimately, impact on their future.

“The platform portends to address teachers’ wellness and wellbeing, update them with trending facts to update their teaching skill, and has had notable distinguished personalities of interest in the public service and society at large to discuss issues,” she said.

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