Enugu State shines at the President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Award (PTSEA)
Enugu State has sustained its outstanding performance at the annual President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Award (PTSEA), as the Principal of Urban Girls Secondary School, Enugu, Mrs. Chioma Ebue, was decorated as the 1st Runner Up – Best Administrator in Junior Secondary School category in Nigeria, at the 2020 edition of the event, recently held at Eagle Square, Abuja, to commemorate Teachers’ Day celebration.
It would be recalled that Model Secondary School, Nsukka, in Enugu State, during the 2019 edition of the PTSEA, emerged the 5th best school in public category in Nigeria, sequel to the general assessment of infrastructure, E-Library, quality teaching & learning in public secondary schools in the country, by the Federal Ministry of Education.
The outstanding feat, according to the Executive Chairman of Enugu State Post Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB), Barr. Nestor Ezeme, who received the award on behalf of the school, was a fallout from various educational interventions by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration, which ensured the overhaul of all classroom blocks at Model Secondary School, Nsukka, construction of dormitories and dining hall with state-of-the-art facilities”.
Other pivotal interventions, according to the PPSMB Chairman, include “installation of ICT/E-Library through the works department of the Post Primary Schools Management Board (PPSMB) and recruitment and training of quality teachers, leading to excellent performance of the school’s JSS3 and SS3 students in junior and senior WAEC, respectively, among others”.