By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
Stakeholders on Islamic System of Education in Bauchi State are undergoing a Two Day Capacity Building Training on the need to adopt the modern approach towards enhancing Tsangaya and Islamiyya Education.
The training with the theme Revitalizing and Transformation of Tsangaya and Islamiyya Education was organized by office of the State First Lady Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed in Collaboration with Islamic Center for Peace Building, Research and Development IC-PAD Abuja.
Declaring the event open, the State Governor Bala Mohammed who described the initiative as apt stressed that the present teaching methodology in most Tsangaya and Islamiyya Schools across the state is not favourable.
Represented by Secretary to the State Government Barrister Ibrahim Kashim, Governor Bala Mohammed said his administration has taken effective measures to address the challenges with a view to providing equal opportunity for every Child to acquire both Islamic and conventional education.
In a remark, the State Commissioner of Education Dr. Jamila Dahiru said already the ministry has taken the profile of pupils and Tsangaya school teachers across the state in an effort to incorporate them into the state education policy under the Better Education Service Delivery for All BESDA.
The Chairman Islamic Center for Peace Building, Research and Development IC-PAD Prof. Ibrahim Makari advocated for introduction of a special endowment fund aimed at supporting Islamic education system towards achieving the desired objective.
He therefore charged the participants to take full advantage of the opportunity provided.