• Why we cancelled automatic promotion in schools – Oyo government shares reasons

    Why we cancelled automatic promotion in schools – Oyo government shares reasons

    According to reports, the Oyo State Government said on Sunday that its decision to cancel automatic promotion in public secondary schools was informed by the large percentage of failures recorded in the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE).

    The state’s Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Toye Arulogun, said this in a statement he issued in Ibadan.

    The statement said government would not go back on the decision to stop automatic promotion in public secondary schools as part of efforts to reform […]

  • We are not privatizing our schools, no teacher will lose job – Oyo Government

    We are not privatizing our schools, no teacher will lose job – Oyo Government

    The Oyo State Government has debunked insinuations that its new policy direction on education is aimed at privatizing its secondary schools, just as it clarified that the proposed partnership with stakeholders would not lead to retrenchment of a single teacher.

    The government’s position was conveyed at a news conference by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yo,mi Layinka, in Ibadan, on Tuesday.

    Other stakeholders at the press briefing were the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, […]