The Kano State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has begun the training of 50 teachers on improvisation and toy making.
The five-day training programme is the board’s attempt to enhance Early Child Care (ECC) development education
Fatima Ibrahim, the state coordinator of ECC, stated at the inauguration in Kano that the exercise was designed to expose teachers to the ‘Radio in Media Child-centred methodology to aid teaching and learning in the early stage.
According to her, the training was also aimed at meeting up with the one-year preprimary education curriculum, in line with the ‘Radio Chart’ methodology.
She added that participants at the exercise were drawn from Dambatta, Sumaila, Kano Municipal, Nasarawa, Gwale and Ungogo local government areas of the state.
“The training will improve skills to enable teachers improvise low cost materials to aid learning.
“ECC is to use propagation to educate the child through effective utilisation of improvised learning materials,” she said.
Ibrahim noted that the training exercise was organised in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).