Oyo SDG Presents Instructional Materials to Public Primary Schools

Written by Akeem Alao

Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, (OyoSUBEB) has received the instructional/learning materials, students edition textbooks for the global SDG, ICT Materials and sporting facilities for public schools donated by Sustainable Development Goals.

Speaking during the presentation on Thursday November 19, 2020, at the Board’s car-park, the Senior Special Assistant on Sustainable Development Goals to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Kunle Yusuff (MON), noted that OyoSUBEB has contributed immensely to basic education in Nigeria.

During the presentation of the materials

Yusuff added that this is one of the reasons Oyo state is considered as one of the beneficiaries of this kind gesture.

The SSA further urged teachers to include the books in school curricula, so as to catch them young on the essence of 17 global goals of SDGs.

Yusuff explained that the materials would aid relevant and sustainable skills, with the use of up-to-date instructional materials in public schools in Nigeria.

Some of the materials donated by the SDG

He further noted that the “talk-chalk method” of teaching has not been effective, but with the deployment of proper teaching aids, learners’ interests will be aroused.

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, Dr. Nureni Adeniran while thanking SDGs noted that Universal Basic Education programme guarantees a qualitative education that ensures acquisition of relevant and sustainable skills.

He further stated that the use of instructional materials will help provide variations in the ways of teaching, as well as increase the cognitive development of learners.

Adeniran said, “The board will ensure the teaching/learning materials and sporting equipment reach the expected schools”.

He added that “We will also ensure effective use of the materials by teachers and learners to enhance increased learning achievements and holistic development of learners.”


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Akeem Alao

Akeem Alao trained as a language teacher. He graduated from Adeniran Ogunsanya college of Education where he studied English/Yoruba Languages and Ekiti State University where he obtained a degree in English Education.

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