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Lawmaker trains 200 teachers in Ekiti on modern techniques 

The chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Akin Rotimi, has improved the teaching skills of not less than 200 teachers in Ekiti North 1 Federal Constituency by organising a training workshop for them with a view to making them to acquire modern teaching techniques.

The lawmaker who is representing the constituency at the National Assembly posited that the two-day programme, which held in Oye-Ekiti, weekend with the theme: ‘Strengthening Foundations of Practice’ was in conjunction with NurtureHouse Consulting. 

Speaking with journalists, Rotimi said teachers are critical stakeholders in the development of the future generation, adding that it is important to equip teachers to be more effective and efficient.

The member House of Representatives who was elated by the impact the programme had on the participants, said he was executing the mandate entrusted to him for an inclusive teaching environment to nurture the future generation.  

He said: “It is important for me that our teachers, who are critical stakeholders in the development of the future generation, have the right skills and techniques to be able to keep abreast of the challenges in the system. 

“I thought it was important that we have this capacity development programme to equip our teachers. I’m grateful to God I found a good partner in NurtureHouse Consulting to be able to provide training for our teachers in the past two days.

“The critical areas have been leaving no one behind, which is the central theme for the entire training. We realised that there are different children with learning disabilities, increase in cases like autism and other personality traits.” 

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