Teachers Without Borders, Bayelsa state, USA based International non-governmental organization (NGO) has pledged its commitment to ensure that every child gets qualitative education, since education is the life-wire of societal development.
The Bayelsa state and the office of the south-south coordinator Teachers Without Borders Mr. Philip Jeremiah Eke made this disclosure while addressing students of St Jude Girls Secondary School and Bishop Dimeria Grammar School (BDGS) in Yenagoa.
Eke Disclosed that education is paramount in today’s living; as it serve as a weapon against ignorance, opens doors to knowledge, innovation and creativity in ensuring qualitative life-style.
While Eke commended the executive Governor of Bayelsa State on its educational development, but equally appealed to him to provide the needed welfare support to teachers as first line of action.
At St Jude Girls Secondary School, he said educated girl-child has self confidence and can compete effectively in the world labour market, contributes positively to decision making and execution.
While tasking parents and caregivers not to offer girl-child to early marriage even if she must marry. The best gift you could give her is qualitative education that will not make you to regret. Hon Philip Eke urged students of the two renowned schools to study hard, “be dedicated and determined to get educated, be a better person and not depend on their parents or husband before or after marriage. Do not allow a mistake of today to affect your tomorrow, education is your full right, do well to defy all odds, get educated” so Hon Philip Eke added.
Finally, the brief talk show, Eke said was to re-invigorate and stressed the importance of education, he further noted emphatically that education required Technical and aggressive vocational skills that will solve today’s employment challenges.
Eke who is equally the Bayelsa State coordinator Computers-In-School Project (CISP) approved by Bayelsa state Government, stressed it commitment to organize computer workshop/seminars in selected Schools in the three senatorial districts in Bayelsa state.
Noting that Computers-In-School project (CISP) Bayelsa state would soon be launched in the state in advocating computer education and making it compulsory in public primary/secondary schools in Bayelsa state, it is a known fact globally that the modern trend in education is computer, especially the best resource faculties in research fundamental.
It was an opportunity for teachers Without Borders to donate educational materials to the two schools, bags, text books mathematical sets and school uniforms to selected students.