The Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, met in Enugu State on Thursday to review ways of improving the registration and training of teachers in the South-east.
Part of its resolution was a mandatory computer-based for all teachers before they are registered, an official said.
In a statement issued by the Registrar and Chief Executive of the Council, Josiah Ajiboye, the council expressed concerns over the decline of quality in teachers across the country.
“We have brought stakeholders and chairpersons of the State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB and those of the Post-Primary Education Board, PPEB, as well as a coalition of education actors at the tertiary level because we are interested in making teaching one of the best professions in the country,’’ the statement said.
“We had an interaction on the layout of the TRCN, taking into consideration areas where we are making progress and areas we are facing challenges and how we could join hands to move the teaching profession forward in the country,” the statement added.
Mr. Ajiboye, in the statement, noted that there is a rot in the educational system and that his administration is determined to bring back standard into the system.