The National Coordinator of the Concerned Parents and Educators Initiative (CPE), Kemi Koleowo, addresses Ibadan teachers for the 2023/2024 academic session

In preparation for the forthcoming 2023/2024 academic session, the CPE National Coordinator, Mrs Kemi Koleowo, has trained educators in Ibadan.

The training, which held at St. Annes Nursery/Primary School Molete Ibadan, organized by CPE founder Mrs Yinka Ogunde, marked a significant effort to enhance the quality of education in the region.

During the training session, Mrs Kemi Koleowo served as the main facilitator, engaging the teachers from St. Annes Nursery/Primary School Molete Ibadan, which included teachers from schools 1 and 2 of the institution.

In the course of creating a reformed Education sector while highlighting the importance of professional development in the teaching profession, Mrs Koleowo emphasised, “The importance of training and retraining, learning, unlearning, and relearning cannot be overemphasised if we are to prepare our teachers for the task ahead.”

Expressing one of the many pillars of CPE, “teachers’ development”, with the aim of inspiring teachers to be the best they can be.

The enthusiasm of the educators was clearly seen as Mrs Koleowo was deeply impressed by the dedication and receptiveness exhibited by the teachers.

She noted, “I was impressed by the attentiveness, concentration, and understanding displayed by the teachers during the entire period of the seminar. A feedback from our interactive session was all needed to know that they have really gained a great deal from all speakers of today.”

In an expression of gratitude, Koleowo acknowledged the support of Dr. Alice Oyerinde for extending the invitation to the seminar.

She also thanked Dr. Dideolu Adekogbe for her unwavering support and encouragement.

Additionally, Mrs. Osho Grace received appreciation for her presence and contribution to the event.

Koleowo extended her appreciation to Venerable Olusegun Faleye, the Vicar of St. Anne’s Anglican Church, Molete, Ibadan (her church), for generously allowing the Concerned Parents and Educators Initiatives group (CPE) to use the church hall for their upcoming “Inspired to Teach” series.

In conclusion, Mrs Koleowo stated that “Education is the bedrock of every successful society so we must all play our parts to change the narratives of the education system in our dear country Nigeria for the better”.