THE Lagos State authorities has charged the newly appointed 100 principals and 96 vice principals within the state-owned junior and senior secondary faculties throughout the six schooling districts of the state on optimum efficiency of their new roles.
The new appointees and for this yr alone are a part of 629 principals and vice principals elevated by the state authorities to their new positions throughout the final two years to substitute those that retired from energetic service having reached the statutory age of retirement .
The chairman of Lagos Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Mrs Elizabeth Olabisi Ariyo, charged them at a two-day induction programme organised for the new college directors lately.
She famous that each the new appointees and people of final yr sat for promotional examinations together with written and oral interviews earlier than they have been discovered worthy amongst their colleagues for their new assignments.
Mrs Ariyo requested them to see their elevation as a name for extra obligations and higher service.
She stated the capacity-building workshop was put collectively by the fee to introduce them to the scheme of actions demanded of their new roles and sharpen their information and abilities to have the ability to contribute meaningfully to the schooling growth of the state.
While noting that the state authorities would proceed to fill vacant positions created due to retirement or deaths of academics and college directors with new succesful palms periodically, the TESCOM boss stated the federal government would additionally give precedence to their coaching and retraining on the job.
In her deal with, the everlasting secretary of the fee, Mrs Toyin Machado-Onanuga stated the significance of the induction programme was to combine and equip them with requisite management abilities that will take them by means of the new profession path and likewise flip them into extra resourceful people.
Speaking on the theme of the occasion, “Re-imaging management within the administration of post-primary college schooling in Lagos State,” Mrs Machado-Onanuga, stated the state authorities is anticipating a lot from them.
In his remarks, the chairman of Baysil Consults Limited, a consultancy agency which dealt with the coaching, Mr Ademola Badru, stated the individuals have been taken by means of many elements of their new roles within the post-COVID-19 work atmosphere.
He instructed the individuals that the coaching would assist them to develop the appropriate management abilities and likewise enhance their potential to affect constructive change and encourage confidence of their respective assignments.
He stated however the assorted challenges that is perhaps confronted at work, within the households and society at giant, they need to attempt to overcome them to obtain the principle objectives.
Some of the individuals instructed Nigerian Tribune in regards to the challenges confronting public faculties within the state to embody overcrowded lecture rooms, insufficient academics, college students’ truancy and poor infrastructures as the foremost ones.
They promised to put of their greatest in direction of transferring the educating career and schooling sector to higher heights within the state.
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