The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) has concluded plans to strengthen its partnership with Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) to improve the standard of education in the state.
The partnership area of interest would include boosting teachers’ capacity to further impact desired knowledge on the students in public schools across the state.
The plan was reached when LASUBEB chairman, Wahab Alawiye-King, hosted delegates from the tertiary led by its Provost, Prof. Bilikis Lafiaji – Okuneye, at the education board premises in Ikeja.
Whilst addressing the AOCOED delegation, Alawiye -King noted that the college was recognized as one of the pioneer colleges of education in Nigeria, adding that the board was ready to cooperate and collaborate with the institution to achieve optimum educational service delivery.
The Board Chair particularly commended the quality of graduates trained by AOCOED, saying, they contribute to the pool of resourceful and sound teachers in the state workforce.
According to him, the graduates from the institution have over the years contributed massively to development of Basic Education sector in Lagos.
He stated that the major focus of the present board was to transform the education system particularly in provision of infrastructure renewal and maintenance, Teacher’s capacity development, Digital Transformation amongst others.
“For us to have a collective impact there must be a collective vision, shared goals which is what we are doing today, we are ready to work with you and learn from you,” he added.
Earlier, Lafiaji-Okuneye commended LASUBEB for recognizing the institution and also aligning with it vision and mandate which AOCOED had been championing within the state.
She stated that the purpose of the visit was to foster continued synergy between AOCOED and LASUBEB, a critical stakeholder, particularly in the areas of continuous capacity development of teachers for effective teaching and learning outcomes in the state.