First Degree To Be Made The Minimum Teaching Qualification In Nigeria

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First Degree To Be Made The Minimum Teaching Qualification In Nigeria

The Federal Government has announced its  efforts  to certify that  the minimum teaching qualification in Nigeria is to be  First Degree.

 

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau during a reception ceremony held to honour the  Finish Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, who came on a courtesy call to Nigeria.

 

According to the Minister, the Federal Government will explore all measures to restore the respect, dignity and status of teachers in the country.

 

The Minister said that the Federal Government is aiming at making First degree the minimum teaching qualification, he also noted that from 1980 the minimum teaching qualification to teach in Nigerian schools is The  National Certificate in Education (NCE).

Dazey Ezekwereogu
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