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Vocational training for teachers begins in FCT

A capacity building workshop for Technical and Vocational Education Teachers TVET, has commenced in Abuja.

The training is organised by the Federal Ministry of Education in collaboration with Sheda Science and Technology Complex, Kwali FCT-Abuja.

The workshop was aimed at enhancing the capacity of teachers for effective TVET curricular delivery.

Declaring the workshop open, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education, Mr Andrew Adejo David noted that Technical and Vocational education is one of the critical areas which the Federal Government is focusing on to address the challenges relating to skills development and eradication of poverty in the country

Represented by the Director, Technology and science Education in the ministry, Mrs Grace Jakko, Adejo explained that the Ministry had also embarked on programmes that would create access to youths in skills acquisition through the establishment of national skills qualifications framework.

Reporting by Salihu Tejumola; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Julian Osamoto