By Blessing Haruna
The Continuing Education Division of the FCT Department of Mass Education has organized a training workshop for its staff and facilitators.
The training which is on-going in the zonal offices spread across the six Area Councils of the FCT, tagged: “A Race against Obsolescence: Enhancing the Relevance of Facilitators for National Development”, was flagged off in Gwagwalada last week. The workshop was organized to help the participants in proper record keeping and management to meet up with modern trends.
The Acting Director of the Department, Mrs. Caroline Yawon in her flag-off speech, said “The workshop was borne out of the desire to bring to the centers the Federal Government Policy on education for effective and efficient service delivery”.
Mrs. Yawon argued that “the fallen standard of education due to poor educational service rendered by some critical stakeholders which has led to poor academic performance on the part of the learners, has made, the theme for the workshop apt and in tandem with the sustainable Development Goal (SDG) global educational agenda on inclusive education by 2030”.
The participants were urged to make judicious use of the opportunity to acquaint themselves with modern method of record keeping and management which will help them discharge their duties effectively.
The Gwagwalada Zonal Coordinator, Alhaji Saidu Umar Aliyu in his welcome address, commended the Acting Director for her concern and foresight to support and organize such tangible workshop meant to re-awaken the staff and facilitators to manage their records properly especially in times like this when they are faced with different challenges.