NPC to introduce free productivity training to Kogi students
The National Productivity Centre (NPC) Director General, Kashim Akor, has disclosed plans of the Centre to introduce free Productivity Coaching and Mentoring Programme in some selected schools in Kogi State.
Akor stated this, recently, when the Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science & Technology, Mrs. Rosemary Ojochenemi Osikoya visited him in Abuja
The DG explained that the sensitization programme involves the formation of productivity clubs, productivity debates and quiz competition to catch the youth young to embrace the culture of productivity.
He said: “other objectives of the programme are: ‘arouse in the secondary school students sound understanding of and application of productivity principles in the learning process, preparatory to performance in examinations. Bring up and mentor better citizens and future leaders in our society, institutionalize productivity consciousness and culture of excellence in schools and after school, raise a value-added, formidable and competitive secondary school graduates in Nigeria’s educational system, create a critical mass of responsible and self-reliant youth for a greater and prosperous Nigeria.’
He also assured that the Centre will provide a non-fee paying capacity building programme for all the Principals in Secondary schools in Kogi State, with the aim of sharpening their skills and competencies to enhance the quality of the educational institutions in the state.
Responding, Osikoya said her visit to the NPC Headquarters is in furtherance of her effort to seek partnership and collaboration with relevant agencies to enhance the mandate of the Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology in upgrading schools in Kogi state