Written by miebaka ikiriko on February 22, 2021
Principals of Junior Secondary Schools have been described as part of management of the Basic Education Board in Rivers State
The Chairman of Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board, Venerable Fyneface Akah stated this while addressing Principals and Vice Principals of Junior Secondary Schools at the closing of a five day capacity building workshop, organized by the Board in conjunction with the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC and National Institute and Educational Planning Administration, NIEPA.
Venerable Akah who said Principals and Head Teachers had enormous responsibilities as they were an extra and extended arm of the Board, urged them to set themselves beyond salary grade level, but as extended political officers.
On School evaluation, he maintained that Principals and Head Teachers must shun all forms of pecuniary benefits and relate well with community Stakeholders.
Urging the Participants to open their hearts to learn, the Chairman assured that the Board was ready to allow people grow in their tasks and responsibilities and appealed to them to take the workshop seriously. The UBE boss also visited Saint Andrew’s State School, Mile One Diobu, Port Harcourt to address a School-based cluster model Teacher training workshop where he charged them to take the training seriously.