Discover Talents in Your Students, TESCOM Boss Charges Teachers

The Chairman, Ogun State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Evangelist Olalekan Ifede, has charged teachers in secondary schools across the state to discover talents in students, aside from their academic routine.

Ifede gave this charge during monitoring and evaluation exercise by the Commission to Comprehensive High School, Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area of the state, noted that talent discovery would also boost students’ chances to excel in life.

Ifede, who was represented by Commissioner IV in the Commission, Hon. Adeleye Ademola, challenged teachers to work at grooming learners through a robust knowledge and exposure to engender quality education, encouraged them to discharge of their statutory duties without fear or favour and reflect on their noble call as a great service to humanity.

TESCOM boss admonished them to improve on pupils’ Higher Education Potential (HEP), which is a yardstick for school performance, adding that Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration would always prioritise education in the state.

“Teaching is a noble profession and we know that teachers are builders of the future. So, it is imperative to prioritise their welfare to aid better performance which will invariably reflect in the quality and standard of education in the state”, he said.

Speaking on behalf of other staff, the Principal of Junior School, Mrs. Jokotade Hammod, appreciated the team, promising to correct the anomalies and improve on them.

Other schools monitored were, AUD Comprehensive College, Iganmode Grammar School, Iju Ebiye High School, Unity High School, Ojumo Community High School, Iko Gateway Secondary School, Tayese Community High School, Oronna High School, Itolu Community High School, Yewa College, Asakanran Grammar School, Oluaso High School, Ajoda High School, Community High School, Alaye High School, among others, in Yewa North and South Local Government Areas of the state.