The three new technical colleges in Delta state are set to begin academic activities on Monday as the state government is training more than three hundred new teachers to improve their capacity and help them add value to the students.
This information was revealed by the State Commissioner for Technical Education, Shola Daibo, during the orientation and training of the incoming principals and teachers at the State Government House.
The administration of governor Ifeanyi Okowa established three new state-of-the-art technical colleges in Effurun, Obiaruku, and Asaba to bridge the country’s skills training gap and create jobs for the youth population.
As the schools prepare to reopen on September 19th, the state government is preparing the newly hired teachers for success.
The teachers are enthusiastic about their new jobs, they believe the training will be beneficial as they prepare to impact students when classes resume on Monday.
Technical and vocational education helps the state government because it increases productivity, equips people with the skills they need to be independent, and advances the economy.