Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu has said all the 42 flagship schools in the State will get smart classrooms and boards, where the process of teaching and learning can be accessed by learners beyond the four corners of the classrooms.
Prof. Arigbabu made this known in Abeokuta, during a strategic planning meeting with Principals of Junior Secondary Schools of the flagship schools in the State, to brainstorm on adequate preparation and admission of JS1 students into the schools for the 2022/2023 academic session.
He revealed that apart from refurbishing and equipping laboratories in the flagship schools with world-standard apparatus, the government was planning to build multi-purpose resource centers in each of the four regions of the State, with one counseling unit per centre.
Arigbabu said, “We are going to have smart classrooms and smart boards in all our flagship schools and provide a resource or multi-purpose centres, that will contain counseling units. We will be having one in each of the regions’’.
He enjoined Principals to effectively manage their schools and relate well with old students and parents to continuously develop the schools, disclosing that woodwork would be introduced in schools with standardised workshops.
Speaking, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, urged the Principals to be good administrators and ensure they maintain the standards of the schools.
Earlier in her opening remark, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye said the major idea behind the meeting was to measure the success recorded in the last session and plan on how to improve on it.