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Having completed their higher degree programmes successfully, Mr C. O Akintade, Mrs O.O.M Adekunle and Mr O.T Oludare have been conferred with Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education; English with specialization in Pragmatics and Christian Religious Studies respectively from University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State and University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State.
With these achievements, they are to be known and addressed as Dr C.O Akintade, Dr (Mrs) O.O.M Adekunle and Dr O.T Oludare. The College Community should please take note.
College update congratulates them on their new Status!
The new Vice Chancellor of Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Felix Kolawole Salako on Wednesday 7th February, 2018 paid a courtesy visit to the College.
Professor F.K Salako who came to introduce himself to the College Management as the new VC of FUNAAAB commended the College Management for maintaining peace and stability over the years. He noted that his familiarisation tour was for better cordial relationship between FUNAAB and FCE, Abeokuta.
The Provost, Dr A. A Ajayi, earlier in his address welcomed and congratulated the Vice Chancellor on his appointment as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the prestigious Institution. He noted that FCE Abeokuta remains the first and the most peaceful Tertiary institution in Ogun state. He appreciated both past and present Management of FUNAAB for the peace and co- existence enjoyed over the years. Speaking on the space leased to FUNAAB as a bus station (MACORT), the Provost reiterated that the piece of land should be fenced and gate raised to avoid unlawful usage of the place in accordance with the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) signed on the land.
Responding on the issue of the bus station (MACORT), the Vice Chancellor promised that the MOU earlier signed would be revisited and necessary actions would be taken to secure the land in respect of issues raised on it.
In attendance were the College Management led by the Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi, Deans and Directors as well as the Vice Chancellor FUNAAB, Prof. F.K Salako and his Management team.
Staff and students of the College have been enjoined to always wear their Identity cards to avoid being mistaken as miscreants.
This statement was contained in a release signed by the College Chief Security Officer, Mr J.A Adeyemi, on Tuesday 6th February, 2018 with reference number F C E/AB/SEC/CC 52.
The release further stated that only 100 level students who were yet to be issued identity card would be permitted on campus with photocopies of their admission letters. It added that people who enter the College premises through unauthorised routes would be arrested and treated as intruders.
Stakeholders in the Education industry on Thursday 25th January 2018 converged at the Music Recital, Federal College of Education, Abeokuta to deliberate on the new National Teacher Education Policy.
The one day sensitization programme which was convened at the stance of the Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu was well attended by the representatives of the seven states in the South West.
While presenting the policy, Mr Asubiojo who represented the Minister, noted that the policy was aimed at producing skilled and capable teachers that could produce students who would compete globally. He added that the process of arriving at the policy involved research, survey, interviews, focus group discussions and interactive sessions with stakeholders among others.
Earlier in his address, the Chairman, Dr Gbenga Sopeyin, noted that the quality of Teachers would determine the quality of Education children received. Dr Sopeyin who is also the Chairman of SUBEB Lagos State, added that the policy was highly essential because it guides the teacher on what to do. He further urged all stakeholders to take good advantage of the meeting in order to have a fruitful deliberation.
Presenting a paper entitled “A framework for monitoring the implementation of the National policy on Teacher Education” the Communication Coordinator of Teacher Development Programme, Mr Chinedu Anarado gave a brief on the policy framework, strategy development, Review of the implementation of the strategy against the aspiration of the policy, monitoring and evaluation framework, baseline measurement and target setting among other things.
At the end of the discuss, stakeholders in attendance resolved that, to produce committed teachers, only students who picked Education as most preferred choice should be considered for admission and bursary issued to students of Education. In addition, it was opined that Teacher Education should be under Federal Government of Nigeria and should no longer be under the concurrent list as well as involvement of stakeholders in accreditation exercise.
Present at the meeting were, representative of the Honourable Minister of Education, Mr Ezekiel Funso Asubiojo; Provost Federal College of Education Abeokuta, Dr A.A Ajayi; Chairman Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Gbenga Sopeyin; Dean Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, Professor Bayode Popoola; Head of Department, Science and Technology, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Uchenna Udeani; Dean School of Arts and Social Sciences Federal College of Education, Abeokuta, Dr I.A Olorunsogo; Dean School of Education, Mr S.O Davies; Dr S.I Ezeani; Mr Nweke Richards N.E; Director of information, Mr Bola Adesina. Others in attendance were Mrs T.O Oguntona, SUBEB Lagos; Mr S.O Adeotan, Mr Badru L.O, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Ogun State; Mr Ajayi Ayotunde, Director Academic Planning, FCE (T), Akoka, Lagos; Dr S.O.A Fakorede, University of Lagos; Mr Kuye Wasiu, SUBEB Ogun State; Mr O. J Amoo, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State; Mr D.O Dawudu, Crescent University; and Mr M. Oghogho, Mr Aje Maikarfi both from Federal Ministry of Education, Abuja .
The Anti - Cultism and Religious Matters Committee (ACRMC), Federal College of Education Abeokuta has on Friday 26th January, 2018 organised its first quarter prayer meeting of the year.
Members of the Christian community converged at the Chapel of Peace to pray and thank God on behalf of the Management, Staff, Students and College Community as a whole.
The Provost, Dr A.A Ajayi who read the first lesson stated that God had been faithful to every staff of the College despite all challenges of the previous year. He advised that all staffers should remain focus on God being the only one who could see us through these challenges adding that at the end of all these, it shall be well.
In the same vein, the Muslim faithfuls also gathered at the College Mosque. The chief Imam of the college mosque, Dr Taofeek O Salaudeen offered Prayers for the Management, Staff, Students and the College Community as a whole.