The Kaduna State Common Primary Training Board (SUBEB), stated on Tuesday that it could take over the administration of Junior Secondary Faculties (JSS) within the state as a part of its mandates.
The Government Chairman of the board, Mr Tijjani Abdullahi made this identified in Kaduna in the course of the handing over of a participatory undertaking planning and monitoring instruments to the board by an NGO, Linked Growth (CODE).
Abdullahi identified that the construction of faculties had not modified within the state because the introduction of Common Primary Training (UBE) Coverage in 1999.
Based on him, the idea of the coverage positioned junior secondary colleges beneath the purview of SUBEB.
He, nonetheless, famous that JSS had remained a part of senior secondary colleges within the state.
We’re, due to this fact, going to embark on full implementation of the coverage starting from 12 months 2020 going ahead.
We’ll present satisfactory services in main colleges to accommodate the JSS and the place we’ve a standalone JSS, we are going to carry the first colleges to such colleges.
The chief chairman stated that whereas infrastructural services had been vital, the board would pay satisfactory consideration to the standard of training supply by enhancing the competency of lecturers.
He stated, Lecture rooms are there however until you ship high quality training, the classroom is not going to be related. Lecture rooms and services are simply instruments to an finish, human useful resource is our greatest problem.
We’ve over 39,000 lecturers beneath SUBEB, and we’d like partnership with related stakeholders to successfully handle them to ship high quality educating to the pupils.
We’re working to make sure that our lecturers are usually not solely certified however do their job diligently.
We’re being confronted with an issue the place lecturers are subcontracting their job. We have to handle that.
Additionally talking, the boards Everlasting Member, Bodily Challenge Monitoring, Mr Mubarak Mohammed stated that the state was within the forefront in strengthening transparency and accountability within the supply of UBE tasks.
Mohammed stated that the board was creating a undertaking utility to offer actual time data on its actions, together with particulars of tasks awards and implementation.
He disclosed that greater than N8.5 billion value of tasks could be awarded very quickly beneath the 2017, 2018 and 2019 UBE intervention.
He assured CODE that the participatory undertaking planning and monitoring instruments could be totally deployed within the implementation of the tasks when awarded.
Earlier, the Chief Government Officer of CODE, Hamzat Lawal, defined that the instruments had been designed to strengthen residents participation and monitoring of SUBEB tasks.
Lawal defined that the instruments had been developed in partnership with the board to mainstream Faculty-Primarily based Administration Committees (SBMCs) within the boards Common Primary Training work planning and implementation.
Edited By: Johnson Eyiangho/Ese E. Ekama (NAN)