The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI), Kaduna has commenced the training of 925 teachers nationwide in its 2020 edition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) capacity building workshops.
A statement by the institute’s SDGs Desk Officer and Director Field Operations and Students’ Services, Israel Akinola Durodola, said 25 Primary and Junior Secondary school teachers in each state and the FCT would be trained between Monday, January 4 and Friday, January 8, 2021.
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The training, which is expected to be interactive and learner-centred among the participants and their facilitators would focus on four thematic areas that include: effective classroom management; ICT; language communication skills and basic classroom teaching methods.
The statement further said that under the SDGs project, the Institute has so far trained 14,230 teachers between 2016 and 2019.
It stated that between 2006 and 2015, the institute had trained a total of 754,296 teachers under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which was later succeeded by the SDGs.
NTI said it has already deployed 204 of its staff as Centre Managers and Support Staff to all the 37 centres nationwide.