Experts advocate technological upgrade of teachers

On his part, Prof. Oluranti Adedayo, of the Department of Mathematics and Statistic, FCE TECH, Akoka, said the country should upgrade the educational system to a level where pupils and teachers become solution providers.

~ Punch

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