11,487 candidates has made it through the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) professional exam, the result which was announce by the national secretary of the board, the secretary said this is one of the best exam conducted so far and tend to produced quality teachers to held the Nigeria educational system
While saying the announcement of special salary package and other benefits for teachers by President Muhammadu Buhari remains top as its greatest achievement for 2020, the TRCN boss expressed delight that the National Council on Education has recently approved the reforms announced by the President during this year’s World Teachers Day.
He said the next step is to secure the nod of the Federal Executive Council on the reforms, adding that the National Assembly is also expected to intervene in amending relevant laws to allow for the increase in service and retirement years for teachers.
The TRCN boss commended President Buhari, Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and Minister of State, Emeka Nwajiuba, for their support to the teaching profession.
Ajiboye said the TRCN mobilised over 60,000 teachers for various digital skills training in 2020 in collaboration with other relevant bodies.
On the number of qualified teachers, Prof Ajiboye put the number at about 2.2 million, adding that TRCN will soon release the present figure of quacks operating in the nation’s teaching profession.