Kwara AMIS holds workshop, trains teachers’ on capacity building

Association of Model Islamic Schools, (AMIS) Kwara Chapter has trained more than 126 teachers on capacity building on Islamic and Western education, as well as ways to impact knowledge in classrooms.

The association organized the workshop for teachers in all the Islamic Schools on Thursday in Ilorin, in order to ensure quality teaching and learning.

The guest speaker of the workshop, Hajiya Lateefat Ayeni, said that the training was for teachers development, basically on classroom management and how to impact knowledge on learners.

She said that the major thing was how to be a better teacher and learn how to control students without shouting or beating, rather through some professional way they would easily understand.

“Teachers development is continuous and as the world changes, there is need to keep up with current trends, as teaching is not something that is static.

“We have to keep on improving in our skills, by learning everyday about something and about everything,” she said.

Another speaker, Hajia Fatima Oreagba said that there was need for teachers to know how best to handle students in the classroom as well as school environment, to improve the standard of education.

She said that teachers should know the reason why school is important for learners, in order to maintain the standard expected of him or her in impacting knowledge.

“We don’t just go to classroom and do what we are told, rather, we need to stimulate our thought and know why the Almighty chose us to impact knowledge and make a difference,” she said.

The State Chairman of the association, Alhaji Tahjudeen Bolaji, noted that as the school begins a new session there was need to add value to schools, which would reflect on teachers out put.

“We want to get the best out of the teachers and inculcate both Islamic and Western knowledge on our students for them to behave responsible and relate well in the society.

“Whatever you know is what you will teach and a knowledge you don’t have can not be shared to others, so there is need to train the trainers.

“Three to six teachers from 48 schools across the state attended the workshop and they will reciprocate the knowledge gained to their colleagues, for them to also benefit,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Public Relation Officer of the association, Mr Musa Abdullahi said the workshop was for teachers to be more knowledgeable in their various departments.

Abdullahi, also the Chairman of 2022 AMIS workshop said that the annual program started in 2019, in order to bring together knowledge from different field of knowledge and improve individually and generally.

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