Mr. Timbo, who returned recently from a social mobilization tour across districts of the Northern Region assured teachers that the government takes the concerns of all teachers in Sierra Leone serious, especially on issues that border on the improvement of their conditions of service.
He said the necessary efforts are being made to establish the appropriate structures to get concrete resolve for their concerns.
The Education Minister further explained that his engagement with the teachers is part of the efforts of the government to prioritize the delivery of quality education. He also spoke on the presidential initiative for teachers saying: “On the instruction of the President, my Ministry is currently developing a framework through which His Excellency will recognize and award-deserving teachers in the country. The initiative is to motivate teachers across the country.”