The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to promote 4,942 Post-Primary School Teachers as part of efforts geared towards achieving the progression of teachers as a means of rewarding excellence in service delivery.
Speaking on the conduct of the promotion exercise, the Chairman, Teaching Service Commission, Mrs. Olabisi Ariyo, disclosed that the exercise has been scheduled to commence with a Structured Training Programme (STP), which entails both the generic and professional programmes for all categories of eligible Officers between grade levels 06 -17 and will be handled by the Teaching Service Staff Development Centre (TSSDC), Owutu, Ikorodu, between Wednesday, March 18th – Saturday, March 21st, 2020, at 4 (four) designated centres across the State.
The Centres are New Era (Senior & Junior) Secondary School, Surulere; Ikeja (Senior) Secondary School, Oshodi; Awori Ajeromi (Senior) Secondary School, Agboju; and the Teaching Service Staff Development Centre (TSSDC) Owutu, Ikorodu.
Speaking further, the Chairman assured that eligible candidates for the promotion exercise have been assigned to various centres according to the proximity of each of the Education Districts, adding that adequate provisions have been made towards facilitating materials, logistics and other equipment for a hitch free exercise.
In her comments, the Permanent Secretary, Teaching Service Commission, Mrs. Toyin Idowu Awoseyi, emphasised that the Structured Training Programme is mandatory for all eligible Officers irrespective of their cadres and grade levels.
She affirmed that the Commission will not hesitate to disqualify Officers found to be involved in any act of misconduct in form of lateness or absenteeism as appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against such Officer. She noted that all Promotion Eligibility Identification Slips have been confirmed and forwarded to the Education Districts for onward distribution to eligible Officers accordingly.