UBEC Partners Edo SUBEB, NASDRA on Online Quality Assurance Training

Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has partnered with Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) and National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) to train quality assurance officers (QAO).
The two-day workshop, which ended Friday in Benin, focused on how to conduct quality assurance activities, using digital tools, in line with global best practices.
The Division Manager, Security Geospatial Intelligence, Department of Strategic Space Application, NASRDA, Dr. Idris Jega, said that it is imperative that quality assurance processes be digitized for effective service delivery in education in Nigeria.
According to him, a country endowed with diverse socio-cultural and environmental resources, like Nigeria, needs current, accurate and cost-effective resource data and management.
“The training component of this collaboration is focused on capacity building, for quality assurance officers, Edo SUBEB.
“This is to ensure the development of skills and capabilities in the application of spatial technology and GIS (Geographic Information Service) for quality assurance, as well as geospatial intelligence on activities that occur take place in schools,” said Jega.
The Tide source reports that by moving to electronic quality assurance, Edo SUBEB has joined its counterparts in other states in implementing quality assurance processes, as a way to improve the quality of education. in the country.
Welcoming the participants earlier, the Executive Chairperson, Edo SUBEB, Mrs. Ozavize Salami, underscored the importance of training for the development of QAOs to achieve EdoBEST 2.0, an education reform mandate in the state .
“The quality assurance process provides us with the framework to independently and objectively assess the impact of our investments in teaching and learning, teacher professional development and the school environment.
“With electronic quality assurance, this very vital feedback will be available, at the click of a button,” the SUBEB boss noted.
On her part, Edo State UBEC Coordinator, Ms. Beatrice Oke, commended the state for moving to electronic quality assurance.
Oke noted that quality assurance was central to the entry and exit processes.
“Integrating ICT into our processes ensures that agents do the right thing at the right time.
“This will help us better achieve quality assurance, keeping us on par with other states, while actively increasing agent involvement in the basic education ecosystem,” noted the coordinator of the UBEC.

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