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NUT Executives Kick Against Teachers Writing Competency Test

Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, its National Executive Council, NEC, is kicking against the mandatory competency test set by the Kaduna State Government.

The executive council insisted that its members refrain from taking part in the examinations meant for public primary school tutors in the state.

The tests are expected to take place by December 2021 and would unravel how competent the teachers are and track the quality of teaching and their adherence to the school’s curricula.

SUBEB Insists Teachers’ Test Must Hold

Dr Christy Alademeri, a permanent member, Human Resources Management, KadunaState Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, explained that the competency test was to ensure that the state has the best in the teaching profession in the state.

He further explained, “We are going to conduct the competency test to either weed out incompetent ones,” adding that the outcome of the examinations would determine the standard of education received by the pupils.

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