The Proprietor Hill College of Education, Gwanje, Minchaki Raphael has admonished lecturers of the teachers institute to give students the best education.
He gave the admonition during the 10th matriculation ceremony of the College held at the hall of the school at the weekend.
The Proprietor described education as veritable tools for the advancement of human race; he appreciates both the management and parents for their support to the College.
Urging lecturers to accord premise to class attendance at all times.
“Classroom is greater than the office of the President because Nigerian President was trained in a classroom” he added.
Minchaki Raphael Funnah urged the students to remain firm and always stand by the truth.
He also admonished students to shun all social vices that may jeopardize their education.
The Provost of the College, G.F. Oyeleye commended the Proprietor for his immense contribution towards the development of education in Nasarawa State and beyond.
Attributing the breakthrough recorded to the hard work, business acumen and astute lifestyle of Raphael.
Saying the zeal and willpower of the Proprietor continue to serve as beacons to direct the growth of the College.
“The philosophy which informed the establishment of the College is borne by the need to”.
To produced disciplined, efficient and highly motivated teachers for Primary and Secondary schools levels of education.
To train various categories of teachers through regular and part time programmmes
“Our fundamental mission is to provide a -balanced and relevant curriculum that was aimed at
-Educate students to national standards
-Help to build confidence in members of the community
-Give students the opportunity to acquire the skills of literacy and numeracy
-To foster the development of an enquiring mind through activities that promote an interest in ,and responsibility for the world around them.
-To enable students to work individually and as part of a group to find appropriate strategies for problem solving.
“Our mission is to impact an outstanding and distinctive College of education that provides Nigeria Certificate of Education Courses of the highest quality”.
“Good quality education can bring about a stable society capable and cohesive, a society that is vibrant and forward looking”.
“Education brings about progress and prosperity, no amount of wealth amassed can change lives, but good education can make the difference.
He applauded the Alumni Association for exhibiting sterling quality leadership by adding value to the College.
The Provost commended senior staff for their dedication to duty, hard work and unrelenting effort to produce students worthy in learning.
He also appreciated the host community for the cordial working relationship.
“The relationship with our host community has been very cordial, this has helped in ensuring condusive atmosphere for learning for our students, and we appreciate their cooperation, hospitality and tolerance.