Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to work out modalities for revitalization of the teaching profession.
The development was a sequel to the recent increment in teachers salaries by President Muhammad Buhari during the 2020 World Teachers Day Celebration.
Speaking during the inauguration on Satuday , the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said The National Implementation Committee on the revitalization and repositioning of the Teaching Profession in Nigeria was aimed at with improving the quality of teaching and learning in the country.
The committee chaired by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Arc. Sonny Echono, is subdivided into 12 sub- committees, to ensure focus on specific areas of intervention.
This inauguration kick starts the processes to implement the new policies recently pronounced by President Muhammadu Buhari, aimed at attracting the best brains into the teaching profession, encourage teachers delivery, and produce quality students with capacity to boost national development.
Mr Adamu gave assurances of the needed support for a smooth implementation of the policies.
A Memorandum will be presented at the National Council on the Establishment before the end of the year on establishment related issues derived from the policy directives.