To raise education standard, govts must monitor teachers, students—Don

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By Boluwaji Obahopo

LOKOJA—Executive Director, African Federation of Teaching Regulating Authority, AFTRA, South Africa, Professor Steve Nwokeocha, has charged government at all levels to intensify efforts in monitoring and assessing the performance of teachers and students to uplift the standard of education in the country.

Professor Nwokeocha gave the charge in Lokoja, yesterday, during Kogi State’s education summit organised by the state government in collaboration with Participation Initiative for Behavioural Change in Development and Action Aid Nigeria.

Nwokeocha said the inability of the Ministry of Education to perform its statutory functions of monitoring schools, assessing the performance of teachers and students had given birth to incessant failure of students in external examinations such as West African School Certificate Examination, WASCE.

He, therefore, urged…



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