A total of 300 teachers have undergone training fundamentals of teaching ethics in Anambra state by Member representing Njikoka, Anaocha and Dunukofia Federal Constituency, Hon Fedinand Dozie Nwankwo in conjunction with Centre for Ethical and Self Value Orientation(CESVO).
The teachers who participated in the 3-Day “Train the Trainers Ethical Teachers Retreat” organized at the various local government Secretariats were drawn from public, private and mission schools, 100 per council area.
Nwankwo said the training which was in line with his commitment to touch the lives of teachers was targeted at upgrading them with needed modern trend and skill to achieve positive results.
“The training is in line with my determination and commitment to touch the lives of teachers who spend time nurturing future generation of professionals for manpower development of the state and the nation in general.
“That time has come for their reward while still alive.”
The lawmaker further revealed his sponsorship of an Information Communication Technology (ICT) Centre at Enugwu-Ukwu,near Awka for youth empowerment and knowledge driven digital space which would soon be commissioned for use.
He pledged sustainance of the programme, urging participants to step down what they learnt in their various schools for advancement of knowledge and effective teaching and learning.
Earlier, the Chief Executive Officer,Centre for Ethical and Self Value Orientation (CESVO), Prince Salih Musa Yakubu said that the retreat was staged to transform participants to achieve stress free teaching and learning in schools.
He explained that that they decided to chose the constituency in view of excellent performance of the lawmaker at the lower legislative chamber over the years, adding that he ranked among top 20 parliamentarians who met its benchmark for effective representation.
The Members representing Njikoka 2 and Dunukofia State Constituencies in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Pete Ibida and Lawrence Ezeudu respectively, appreciated the Hon Nwankwo for sponsoring the retreat for the overall benefit of teachers in the constituency.