MARGIBI: The office of Margibi County Educational Officer says, his administration has made a massive improvement in the county educational system since his administration took office.
Speaking at the Kakata City Hall, during the launching of the PAPD awarenesses, the administrative Assistant to the County Educational Officer Gayflor Mulbah said before they took over, the county had only three education districts namely Kakata, Marshall and Gibi Education districts with the total number of 384 schools.
He however named the lack of teachers in Early childhood education, and lack of mobility to do adequate supervision which according to him resulted to most of the schools being delabidated.
The administrative Assistant further disclosed that since they took over in 2018, the school system in the county is gradually improving as the number of schools has raised from 384 to 430 with the increment of trained teachers in the ECE department.
Mr. Mulbah at the same time said from 2018 to present, there are about 509 schools in the county, stating that the issue of employment was also one of the major challenge faced by the past administration, something he said their administration began addressing since 2021 May.
According to Mr. Mulbah, the first batch of 52 teachers were placed on payroll in August, follow by a second batch of 56 teachers in May of this year, with additional 61 teachers there by changing the number of teachers that were on payroll in Margibi County from eight hundred sixteen to nine hundred ninety four.
The office of the county educational officer also revealed that by the end of June of this year, another batch of teachers will be placed on government payroll.
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