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UBEC Executive Secretary visit LASUBEB Board

by LASUBEB Publicity unit | June 25th 2021

The Executive Chairman, LASUBEB, Hon Wahab Alawiye-King, Board Members and the Board Secretary received the Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission and other delegates of the commission during her visit to monitor UBEC's intervention in the state.

While addressing the Board at the reception, Dr. Hamid Bobboyi applauded the Board for the progression of Basic Education in the state, adding that Lagos SUBEB is succeeding in achieving her goal of leaving no child behind in primary education and that has made her stand out among other states.

He stated that the purpose of the visit is to strategize with the Board on how best to upscale teaching and learning to global standards and also inspect the ongoing construction of the Smart Model School at Iworo- Ajido, Badagry. During the inspection at the construction site, he expressed his gratitude to the community for their generosity to the development of education, adding that the smart school is the first of its kind in the south west zone.

He said that the all-inclusive digital school will create a better and newer concept in teaching and learning, stating that digital learning will not only develop learning skills among pupils but increase their knowledge base, which will empower them for global competitiveness.

He pledged the support of the commission in fast tracking the completion of the project and also implored the community to encourage their wards to access basic education.

The Executive Chairman, LASUBEB, Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King added that the edifice will improve the learning and teaching status in the state, noting that it will not only complement the THEMES agenda of Mr. Governor but digitalization in public primary schools.

He charged the stakeholders and community to take ownership of the construction and also ensure the security of the premises at all time. May be an image of 8 people, people standing and indoor

Towards the sustenance of a safe learning environment, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) engaged in a strategic session with the management of the Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Agency (LASPEMA) in order to sanitize setbacks and incidental open spaces in Public Primary Schools during a courtesy visit to the Board. https://lasubeb.fra1.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/News/lasubeb_laspema_2.jpg At the meeting, Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King, Executive Chairman, LASUBEB commended the agency's efforts in maintaining compliance in accordance with the state's environmental plan and its seamless drive in the actualization of Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda. https://lasubeb.fra1.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/News/lasubeb_laspema_3.jpg He noted that the infractions on setbacks and incidental open spaces is becoming alarming adding that the Board frowns at such encroachment and would soon commence enforcement exercise to dislodge illegal informal operators occupying the setbacks. saying, that such activities will hinder teaching and learning in the academic environment. Alawiye-King emphasized on the misuse of setbacks in schools and indiscriminate construction of shanties on open spaces which would no longer be tolerated. https://lasubeb.fra1.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/News/lasubeb_laspema_4.jpg General Manager LASPEMA, Town Planner Daisi Oso stated that all foms of criminal activities take place on setbacks and incidental open spaces, which are threats to the wellbeing of the pupils and teachers in the learning environment. Oso reiterated that LASPEMA is the agency saddled with the statutory responsibility to plan, supervise and designate setbacks for use in the State. He noted that LASPEMA is ready to collaborate with the Board in strategizing a model for landscaping around the school walls, creative paintings on the walls to improve the aesthetics as well as create a secured environment by ensuring closed circuit television is installed around the setbacks for surveillance purposes. https://lasubeb.fra1.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/News/lasubeb_laspema_5.jpg At the end of the strategic meeting, a five-man Committee was constituted comprising members from LASPEMA and LASUBEB charged with the responsibility of developing a model to facilitate the synergized visions with other MDAs of the State Government who have similar mandates.

BOUT 168,000 CHILDREN PARTICIPATED IN THE YEAR 2022 PLACEMENT EXAMINATION… The Executive Chairman, LASUBEB, Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King disclosed this during the monitoring exercise of the annual transition examination organized for Primary 6 Pupils of Public and Private Primary Schools into Junior Secondary Schools in the State While monitoring some centers at Eti-Osa Local Government Education Authority, he mentioned that the examination is being held simultaneously in 366 centres across the state, stating that about 168,000 pupils sat for the placement examination. ![lasubeb_monitoring2022_4.jpeg]( He commended the Lagos State Examination Board for the seamless organization of the exercise, adding that the environment is not only conducive, but serene for the pupils to concentrate on their test. Alawiye- King averred that the Board is not only focusing on the retention of pupils in schools, but is also concerned about their transition into the next level of their educational pursuits. ![lasubeb_monitoring2022_2.jpeg]( “The state government has invested so much into Primary education by introducing technology into the classroom, which has in turn prepared the pupils for transition into the Junior Secondary Schools”, he said. ![lasubeb_monitoring2022_5.jpeg]( Schools monitored include: Kuramo Junior Secondary School, Ireti Junior Community Grammar School, Ilado Community Junior High School and Akande Dahunsi Memorial Junior High School.


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