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Lagos Implements New Education Policy

To promote functional and qualitative education in public schools, Lagos State government yesterday disclosed plans to implement a new policy called 3600Education.

The state government said the policy is in fulfilment of its campaign promise to improve infrastructure renewal in public schools to make teaching and learning environment more conducive for better performance.

The new policy was revealed by the Deputy Governor; Dr Idiat Adebule at a two-day retreat held at Golden Tulip Hotel, Festac Town, Lagos.

The retreat was organised by the Department for International Development (DFID) and Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) to review the state’s education development agenda and opportunities.

Dr Adebule said the new model schools will be fully equipped with the state of the art learning facilities that will attract children to learn.

The deputy governor who supervises the state ministry of education added that the newly approved school building under the new policy would provide spaces for visual and literary arts, sciences, visual and expressive school history, library and media centres, sports/common space, ICT unit and other facilities necessary for quality teaching and  learning.

Adebule, who disclosed that the State Executive Council at its last meeting  approved the new policy for the state, added that government would ensure a significant improvement in teaching methods and staff quality including the introduction of technology based instructional tools to achieve better performance outcomes in all public schools in the state.

 

Source: The Nation Nigeria

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