OyoSUBEB Upgrades Knowledge of Quality Assurance Officers

Quality Assurance Training

By Dipo Olowookere

A workshop aimed to improve the service delivery of all the quality assurance officers in the 33 Local Government Universal Basic Education Authorities in Oyo State has been organised by the Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (OyoSUBEB).

The two-day event kicked off on Thursday in Ibadan, the state capital and participants are expected to meet up with global best practices when it is wrapped up.

The board is making efforts to follow the trend by introducing e-quality assurance facilities to replace the archaic method of monitoring, evaluation and data collection.

According to the Executive Chairman of OyoSUBEB, Dr Nureni Adeniran, after the 2-day training, officers will be acquainted with the use of e-quality assurance facilities.

He revealed that the commission has procured computers for the quality assurance officers, adding that the National Space Research and Development Agency would upload the systems with the needed software.

“This training is meant to train Quality Assurance Officers, as vanguards of the new approach to quality assurance practices in basic education in Oyo State,” he said, adding that it was put in place “in response to the need to strengthen the capacity of quality assurance officers, especially at zonal and state level.”

“We will adequately equip them with the required knowledge and skills needed on the new strategies at all the local government levels in the state,” he assured.

Dr Adeniran noted that “it is expected that through this intervention, quality learning outcomes in schools will be achieved.”

He said the board will ensure quality learning outcomes in basic schools through effective quality assurance activities.

The training, organised in conjunction with the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), was facilitated by the National Space Research and Development Agency.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via dipo.olowookere@businesspost.ng

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