Less than 20% of teachers in northern Nigeria are qualified -Official

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Director General (DG) of the National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna, Dr. Aminu Ladan Sharehu said Wednesday said that less than 20 percent of teachers in the northern Nigeria are qualified to teach while Kaduna State governor, Mukthar Ramalan Yero expressed concern about the quality of teachers in school across the state saying that only 50 per cent of teachers on the payroll of the government are qualified to teach.

Both Governor Yero and Dr. Sharehu spoke in Zaria at a national conference on, “Quality Assurance and Control in Teacher Education as a Tool for Achieving Millennium Development Goals”, organized by Federal College of Education, Zaria.

The National Teachers Institute is saddled with the responsibility of conducting in-service training for NCE teachers across the country through distant learning process.

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