A Non-Govermental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Educational Empowerment and Orientation (CEEO) marked its 10th anniversary on Sunday and reeled out some of its achievements within this period.
The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the organisation, Mr. Oyebisi Davidcrown, disclosed that CEEO has trained 30,000 teachers in private and public primary and secondary schools on classroom management in the last 10 years.
According to Davidcrown, who stated this during the anniversary event in Akwanga Nasarawa State, the exercise conducted in Nasarawa, Benue and Plateau States, was to enhance learning and teaching as well as improve the standard of education in some states in the North-Central.
He said that the organisation was basically established to ensure advancement in the education sector in the country through good policies and programmes.
[penci_blockquote style=”style-2″ align=”none” author=””]He commended several person, including Prof. Lubasa Nseendi of Nasarawa State University, Keffi; Prof. Shehu Rahman, former Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe; and other academics and private schools in the state for supporting the organisation.[/penci_blockquote]“If you look at our projects cumulatively in Nasarawa, Plateau and Benue States, they are geared towards solving problems of teaching and learning in classroom to improve standard of education.
“What we did last year alone in Nasarawa State, particularly, in Lafia North Development Area and Akwanga Local Government Area was remarkable, because we trained over 500 teachers on classroom management.
“Generally, in Nasarawa, Plateau and Benue states, we have trained not less than 30,000 primary and secondary schools teachers on the current teaching projects and effective core strategies.
“We have also implemented over 70 projects in the three states within the last 10 years,” he said.
Davidcrown further disclosed that the training had built the capacity of teachers towards proffering solutions to teaching and learning challenges and professionalism.
He commended several person, including Prof. Lubasa Nseendi of Nasarawa State University, Keffi; Prof. Shehu Rahman, former Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe; and other academics and private schools in the state for supporting the organisation.
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The Chairman of the occasion and Proprietor, Shepherd’s International College, Akwanga, Dr.Isaac Ogara, who spoke at the event, commended the NGO for supporting the development of education in the country.
The event featured presentation of awards to some prominent Nigerians and philanthropists, for their contributions to the growth and development of the education sector.