Browsing: World Teachers Day

The new policy raised the retirement age and service from 60 years to 65 years and from 35 years to 40 years respectively; established a special salary scale; provided rural allowance; increased science allowance; promised automatic admission and free tuition for children of teachers in their places of work; automatic recruitment for education graduates, etc

Precisely on October 5, 2020, the Buhari administration once again wrote itself into the good books of history. It gave pride of place to teaching, once described as “the profession that teaches all other professions.” A number of goodies were unfolded to mark World Teachers Day

The former governor, who since leaving office in 2014 has devoted much of his time and resources towards the promotion of education, appealed to governments at all levels to prioritise the welfare of teachers, “because the country will pay a heavy price if it continues to ignore the strategic role of teachers in the development process”