HOS Urges Teachers to Focus on Grade 12 Students

Date Posted: November 3, 2017 at 5:32 am

High school teachers, particularly the grade twelve ones have been admonished to give concentrated attention to students so that they can
have hundred percent success in WAEC and NECO examinations next year.

State of Osun Head of Service, Dr. Olowogboyega Oyebade gave the admonition to principals and teachers of Luther King’s College, Ile
Ogbo and Community High School, Telemu in separate addresses to them. It was during teaching visits to the schools with his education drive team.

Dr. Oyebade, who alerted that the forthcoming external examinations is only five months away disclosed that, science practicals which carries fifty percent marks would start in March next year.

He therefore urged all science teachers to begin serious practical lessons for their students, advancing that it is possible to score
hundred percent in practicals, therefore boosting the overall performance of students.

In order to complement the efforts of the teaching staff, the Head of Service harped on the need for the principals to seek for volunteer
teachers in core science subjects including English Language, Mathematics and Agricultural science. He however explained that
volunteer teacher’s names should be forwarded to the Quality Assurance Agency for proper coordination.

Dr. Olowogboyega Oyebade then clarified that the Educational Drive Mission is not to witchunt the teachers but to collaborate with them
so that Governor Aregbesola’s huge investment on education will be justified.

On the entourage of the Head of Service who taught English Language in all the schools visited were the Permanent Secretary, Human Resources and Capacity Building, Mr. Leye Aina who taught Geography with Dr. Bunmi Obisesan, the Tutor-General for Osun Central Education District who handled Biology.

The Tutors-General for the West and East Education Districts, Mrs Grace Ajiboye and Mr. Adelani Aderinola were also in the team to
handle English Language and Physics respectively.

Other members of the team were the Coordinating Director in the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mrs Femi Webster- Esho and the
Director, Senior Management Services, Mr. Najeem Akintola.

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