07Jul By Olufemi MartinsJuly 5, 20230SEPM Bunmi Adedayo Foundation Trains 1000 Math Teachers across Nigeria The Bunmi Adedayo Foundation has launched a program to train 1,000 mathematics teachers across Ogun, Osun, and Delta States. The aim of the subject-enhancement program is to provide teachers with the knowledge and skills they need to perform effectively in the classroom. The program is a collaboration between the Foundation and the three-state governments, the Ministry of Education Science and Technology, and the State Universal Basic Education Board. The first phase of the program was recently held at Abeokuta Grammar School in Abeokuta, with 350 teachers from public and private primary schools in Ogun State in attendance. Engr. Naimot Salako, the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, emphasized the importance of retraining teachers to keep up with technological advancements that drive all aspects of our lives. Dr. Femi Majekodunmi, the Executive Chairman of the Ogun State Universal Basic Education Board, commended the Foundation for its support in training teachers for effective performance. He also noted that the training would provide opportunities for teachers to enhance their teaching skills and knowledge, and urged participants to share their newly acquired knowledge with their colleagues. Miss Olukemi Odedeyi, the Executive Director of the Bunmi Adedayo Foundation, expressed her appreciation to the state government for providing a platform for the Foundation to train teachers. She highlighted the Foundation’s aim of developing competent primary school teachers in the 21st century through immersive and multi-modal training programs. Olukemi Odediyi also acknowledged the Board of Directors of the Foundation, Mr. and Chief Mrs. Adedayo, for their unflinching support of the program and revealed that the Foundation is a legacy of Late Bunmi Adedayo, who was an advocate for quality education during his lifetime. The Bunmi Adedayo Foundation’s program is a commendable and timely initiative, given the critical role of teachers in the education sector. It is hoped that this program will enhance the quality of mathematics education in public and private primary schools, ultimately improving the overall quality and standard of education in Nigeria.