Teachers sit for promotion exams in OgunSanitation



PUBLIC secondary school teachers in the State have been challenged to improve on their teaching skills and performance to justify the huge investment of government on education.

The Permanent Secretary, Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Mrs. Olabisi Akinnuga gave the challenge while monitoring the 2015 written promotion examination for both teaching and non-teaching staff of the Commission held across the four divisions of the State.

She said the promotion exercise was meant to measure abilities and ensure that only competent and capable teachers were promoted, saying the just concluded accreditation of teachers had contributed to the success of the exercise.

Akinnuga expressed satisfaction at the level of the conduct of the participants, noting that the physically challenged were adequately catered for during the exercise.

“I appreciate Governor Ibikunle Amosun for graciously approving the 2015 promotion for the teaching, non-teaching, Inter-Cadre and Inter-Service, I am pleased with the level of compliance and conduct of the examination, it shows they are truly teachers” she said.

Responding on behalf of the participants, Mrs. Christianah Emmanuel expressed satisfaction with the manner in which the examination was conducted, appreciating the Governor for the timely conduct of the examination and making the interest of teachers a priority in his administration.

Another participant, Mr. Oluwole Ogunsan said the examination was a very significant one, as it would afford them the opportunity to do a personal appraisal of their performance saying that as teachers, there was need for them to adequately improve themselves academically, which would in turn improve their teaching skills.

Three thousand one hundred and ninety- six teachers took part in the examination.

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