There are sturdy indications that the discovering out sector in Nigeria is being ‘threatened’ by societal values that space more emphasis on money and materialism to the detriment of coaching in the country.
This has over the years ‘threatened’ the everyday of coaching and introduced about a diagram back where the economic system of the country is beneath serge, as there appears to be like to be scarcity of tag- added lecturers, versus these who are worshiping money and materialism.
The total country is feeling the brunt, since there are shortages of certified lecturers on the predominant, secondary and university phases, resulting in scarcity of skilled and tested directors to man strategic positions on the local, utter and federal phases in Nigeria.
Pastor George O. Odunoye, Executive Director, St George Groups of Colleges, positioned at Ashimolowo bus-pause, along the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway axis of Ifo in Ogun utter, dropped these hints right thru an interview with our correspondent yesterday at his space of enterprise.
This author notes that the college has two arms- St George Foundation Faculty and St George Comprehensive College.
Talking on whether or now not or now not, the everyday of coaching in Nigeria is shedding, Pastor Odunoye, stated the everyday is mute the identical, but that some significantly components include over the years contributed to the cope with in the discovering out sector.
His phrases: “Within the previous, lecturers and aged rulers were adored and revered, since they were regarded as trained and therefore wisely instructed”.
Nonetheless, this day, the rise of moneybags and the next cherish of cash, which has change into societal values which would be now not moral, has devoted training, advantage, handwork to the background, he stated.
Odunoye, a worn journalist with The Guardian newspaper, lecturer and an promoting book, extra explained that most lecturers in public schools are trained and certified, but are now not doing their jobs, attributable to unhappy regulate machine and primitive supervision.
“Ifo local government utter in Ogun utter, where my college is constructed, has over a thousand private schools. Among the colleges are registered and authorized by the federal government, the many examination bodies besides to the utter government, while others are now not” .
“Sure, some private schools, in an are trying and compliment of the efforts of presidency at quite lots of phases in retain and even surpassing the everyday of coaching in the country, attain hire non-training graduates, who would perchance perchance additionally very wisely be molded and orientated to suit into the discovering out sector “, he stated.
His phrases: “Let me present you the truth that most school students attain now not want to win training packages for his or her first picks and this has over the years resulted in shortfall in the assorted of trained and certified lecturers in the country.”
This potential that truth, there is no one to coach aspirant accountants, medical doctors, engineers, replace persons, directors, etc, and the economic system of the country is suffering.
In step with him, most A-list private schools all the blueprint thru the country, include the products and services, while the public schools include trained, certified lecturers and both the non-public schools ate regulated by the ministry of coaching at quite lots of phases.
In my college, discipline and the phobia of God, now not the cherish of cash are the watchwords, and we attain now not compromise on these.