The commissioner of education Hon. Johaness Jigem today commissioned Visual Learning Aids for Schools at Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) Jalingo.
In his speech, the Hon. Commissioner said, the Governor is doing very well in education sector with the recent recruitment of 3000 Teachers of Secondary Schools and the Students Skills Acquisition training in Ogun State, showed his quest to providing quality education in the State.
He said the selected schools are lucky to be pioneers of this project having being all selected within Jalingo metropolis, highlighting last year’s WAEC performance rating in the state with Ussa which is far from the state capital coming first position with 80% and Jalingo coming 6th position with 59% as such there will be need for them to improve their performance.
The commissioner urged all the teachers in the state to take their job serious and avoid coming to work late.
A total of 50 teachers and two principals were trained on how to handle and operate the facilities.
The Commissioner charged the trainees to be proactive and also use the skills acquired during the training to positively improve the performance of the students in WAEC this Year.
Hon. Jigem thanked Multichoice Nigeria for choosing Taraba as one of the Beneficiary State and promise to ensure proper maintenance of the facilities for optimum usage.
The Multichoice Nigeria Resource Centre (MRCs) projects donated visual learning Aids to Ten (10) government schools in Jalingo. And it was presented by the Managing Director Dr. Adewuke Bello in Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) Jalingo.
Dr. Adewuke said, Multichoice Nigeria has established Multichoice Resource Centres in 161 schools across the country in partnership with the Ministries and Departments of Education. The MRCs plays an important role in providing access to information to schools, thereby helping to bridge the digital divide between schools with access to information and those without.
In Taraba MRCs have selected Ten (10) schools within Jalingo metropolis as the pioneers schools, this include, GDSS Kofai, GDSS Nukai, GDSS Magami, Government College Jalingo and GSSS Jalingo among others.
She thanked the governor for the opportunity given to multichoice in Taraba State to provide access to Innovative technology for learning in education.