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ANCOPSS Lament Insecurity In Secondary Schools

ANCOPSS Lament Insecurity In Secondary Schools

From Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha, Abakaliki

The All Nigeria Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), South East Zone, on Thursday lamented the steady increase of insecurity in the secondary schools.

They however called for proactive and pragmatic measures to address the challenge to save the secondary education in the region

In a communique issued at the end of their Mandatory Continuing Professional Training (MCPT) program in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, the Principals noted attacks on Secondary Education which they listed as gunmen attacks, abduction of staff and students, kidnapping, rape, suicide, mines and explosives among others.

In the Communique which was signed by Ezeah Livinus, Chairman, ANCOPS, South East Zone, and the Secretary, Chukwu Emmanuel, the Principals lamented that the rising insecurity in the schools was affecting teaching and learning and urged relevant stakeholders to tackle the problem.

The communique said as agents of innovation, principals should use supervisory and record management practices as well as innovative techniques for improving students’ academic performance.

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“Government should provide schools with e-learning facilities and other modern equipment to facilitate the implementation of the curriculum.

“The relevant stakeholders in education should take proactive actions to address the rising insecurity in secondary schools.

“There is a need for the provision of adequate funds for the implementation of innovation strategies”, the statement read in parts. ENDS

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