Obiano charges principals on creativity

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has charged principals of Secondary Schools in the state to imbibe creativity and passion in their work as school administrators.

Commissioner for Education, Anambra State, Prof. Kate Omenugha (4th left) and members of the State's Education Family, during the Opening Ceremony of 2015 Capacity Building Retreat for Principals of Public Secondary Schools, at Madonna Renewal Centre, Nkpor

Obiano who gave this charge while declaring open a 7-day Capacity Building Retreat for Schools Principals, organized by the state’s Post-Primary Schools Service Commission (PPSSC), at Madonna Renewal Center Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area, tasked them to drive the new 2015/2016 academic session school calendar released by the Ministry of Education.

The calendar is billed to run between Monday, September 14 and Friday, December 14, 2015.

The Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Education, Prof. Kate Omenugha, however, commended the PPSSC for its pro-activeness in the management of the state-owned schools, even as he urged them to continue to support and complement government’s efforts to providing world class education for school children in the State.

Earlier, the Chairman of PPSSC, Lady Joy Ulasi, stated that the Retreat was based on the theme “Updating and Reaffirming Quality in School Administration, Teaching and learning,” to ensure quality assurance in all public secondary schools.

Ulasi said that Governor Obiano has, within less than two years introduced safe school initiative, furnished PPSSC Office Complex and initiated several measures aimed at ensuring effective teaching and learning in schools, including remote schools.