In order to live up to its mantra of leaving no child behind, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has commenced a five-day residential training for teachers in the inclusive units/special schools, on effective teaching and learning, towards achieving functional inclusive education in the Lagos State.
Delivering a speech at the opening ceremony of the training, the Executive Chairman of LASUBEB, Hon. Wahab Alawiye – King, said that the education transformation agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration is the responsibility of all.
Noting that collaboration, to motivation and partnership are required to achieve inclusive education in the basic education sector, Alawiye-King said, “As a state, we are very much concerned about human development, capacity building and teachers impact.”
Alawiye-King also said that in order to enhance equity in learning and promote inclusiveness, the Board will continue to empower the teachers.
While commending the teachers for their efforts in the education sector, particularly teachers who are facilitating knowledge in the special education units, he celebrated the women in the teaching profession for their contribution to education in the state, in commemoration of International Women’s Day, noting that women make up to 60 per cent of the workforce.
He implored participants to take advantage of the workshop in order to achieve positive learning outcomes in the classroom.