The Katsina State ministry of Education in collaboration with the Adolescent Girl’s Initiatives for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) has trained teachers, education secretaries and other relevant stakeholders on school monitoring mechanisms that would enhance effective learning in the state.
The beneficiaries who are part of the grievance red dress committee set up to work in various schools across the state to straighten and promote a conducive atmosphere free of all sorts of abuses.
Addressing the participants, the state coordinator, AGILE, Mustapha Shehu said, encouraged the teachers and other state education service providers to bear the responsibilitiesforf of shunning any form of unprofessional practices, such as selling, examination malpractice, favouritism in classrooms among other illegal acts.
He expressed the need for the committee to work with traditional leaders, the Parent Teachers Association (PTA) and others stakeholders to improve efficiency and ethics in the school environment.
Earlier, the Grievance Reporting Mechanism (GRM) officer, Shehu Abubakar explained that the programme would provide the enabling frameworks for reporting any sexual misconduct on the students for appropriate action.
He then urged the general public to also be sincere in giving reliable information to the committee for investigation and measures taken against anyone found guilty.