Home » Uncategorized » 40 Journalists trained on Primary Education Reporting

40 Journalists trained on Primary Education Reporting

Development Communications (DevComs) Network under the Journalism Development Programme (JDP) has built the capacity of forty journalists in the last one month.

The participants drawn from media houses in Lagos, Enugu, Kwara were trained in a three-day capacity building workshop at Ostral hotels Lagos between October 16 and 19 while participants from Jigawa, Kano, Kaduna and Abuja were trained at Zecool Hotel Kaduna between November 13 and 16.

The State Capacity building was a follow-up to the initial series of sensitizations of 167 education stakeholders (including 134 journalists and 33 CSOs) held in Lagos, Enugu, Ilorin, Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, and FCT.

The capacity building had several activities aside the presentations as it was a time to visit public primary schools and relevant stakeholders.

group picture

Group picture taken after the State Capacity Building of journalists in Kaduna

It was gathered that state governments have a role to play in ensuring quality education in their respective states. ESSPIN has laid good model for the states to follow yet the states need to fund education with their own funds as many schools are lacking infrastructures. Teachers also need to be trained and retrained in line with modern education techniques.

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 447 other followers

DevComs Photo Gallery

More Photos
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 447 other followers

%d bloggers like this: