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Teachers Workshop. Checked.

*The 21st Century Teacher*
Majekodunmi Segun


The 21st Century Teacher, this was the theme of a seminar organized by a non profit organization "Street to School Initiative".



The speaker *Mr Oloyede Fagbemi* who gave the nitty gritty of what a today teacher should do; He said in his lecture that a teacher must *Be Visionary, Collaborative, Be a Risk Taker, Always Learn, Communicating, and so also Modelling Behaviour*.

The speaker who said in his words that he his a great advocated of the use of the rod of correction in schools 
"Creativity and Innovation helps to propel a teacher's vision" this where one of his words on being visionary 
He urged the teachers to be a risk taker "You must be willing to take calculated risks and some times surrender yourself to the students' knowledge" he said.

The seminar was experience filled as teachers shares their experience on different type of students they have.
On Modeling Behavior he opined that "There is an expectation that teachers will teach values, so we model the behaviors that we expect from our students" He said in conclusion that a teacher that doesn't change with the times, will get changed to obsolescence with time. We must stay relevant to our students".

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Dear Friends,Today, we would be on "Amazons on Radio" show on Classic FM Radio. And, we invite you to kindly tune in by 4:00pm to listen to us, as we shall be discussing Out of School Children.Once again, we wish to thank everyone of you for being there. Thank you for your thoughtfulnesskind wishes, prayers, donations and huge support to the cause of children from extremely low income earning families. Thank you very much. God Bless.Our Best Wishes!
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