Lagos sets standard for private school operators


Issues approval to 173 private schools


By Olasunkanmi Akoni

The Lagos State Government has charged all private school owners in the state to reflect excellence in their service delivery by integrating 21st-century skills into their teaching curriculum.

The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo gave the charge, Tuesday, while issuing letters of approval to173 private schools across the five divisions in the state, at a ceremony, held in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

Adefisayo noted that the state Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu was passionate about partnering with critical stakeholders in the private education sector as a catalyst to take education to the next level.

“Despite the fact that the number of schools in Lagos, especially in the private sector, has increased tremendously, the yawning gap between demand and supply clearly shows that more schools are needed to meet our educational target.

“We need more private schools to come on board for us to be able…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper