By Solomon Odeniyi
Government of the State of Osun and the Universal Basic Education Commission, Abuja have commenced a three-week intensive ‘School Continuous Quality Assurance Exercise’ across public schools in the state.
Permanent Secretary of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Alhaji Fatai Kolawole and some senior officials of the board and delegations from UBEC in Abuja led the exercise which was holding simultaneously across the length and breath of the state as monitored by OSUN DEFENDER on Wednesday.
The inspection, a collaborative effort between Osun SUBEB and UBEC, Abuja is aimed at assessing closely the teaching and learning processes in public schools in the state with the overall objective of achieving adequate delivery of quality education services in schools, especially in the areas of literacy, numeracy and skills acquisition.
Addressing newsmen, Kolawole urged the general public, stakeholders in the education sector, heads of elementary and middle schools as well as parents and guardians to cooperate fully with the team of evaluators that would be visiting their schools for the period of the three weeks exercise, from resumption to the closing hours daily.
Kolawole reiterated the commitment of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola to raising the bar of education in the state to enviable heights.
Some of the schools where the assessment had taken place in Osogbo were Anthony Udofia Elementary School, Laro Timehin Middle School, John Mackay Elementary School, AUD Elementary school, all in Osogbo.
In Ifelodun Local Government area of the state, the team of assessor visited L.A Elementary School, Moboreje, St Michael Anglican Elementary Middle School, Eko Ajala, St. Paul’s Anglican Elementary School and Community Elementary School, all in Ikirun.