TEACHER, AUTHOR, EDUblogger "I want to (read and) write books that unblock the traffic jam in everyone's mind." ~J. Updike
Teachers’ Day Tells A Story
CAN we imagine our world without teachers? October 5, World Teachers’ Day passed quietly. Nigerians consider teachers important. Sadly, the importance is only in words.
Education is a major factor in human development. Countries that invest well in education are at the top bracket of the human development index. The cross-cutting benefits of education produce bountifully harvests that re-generate their societies’ capacities to handle the changing challenges of modern living.
Our low position in the human development index is a partial picture of the depth of the decay in various spheres of our society. In education, for example, budgets are lost in the morass of bureaucracy. Investments to improve the teaching environment or the education of our teachers are low. While many of us admit that teaching is a thankless job, we have added to the burden of those who over the years made this…
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