The demand for letter of Professional Standing has increased by Nigerians in diaspora who are intending to teach with Nigerian certificates abroad.
The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria TRCN, Professor Josiah Ajiboye made this known in Bingham University Keffi, Nasarawa State, during a capacity Building Training Organised by the council for Teachers in the North-central Geo-political zone.
Prof. Ajiboye also hinted that the Council has commenced online Professional Qualification Examination for Nigerians in Diaspora.
Ajiboye disclosed that four candidates from Canada and two from the United State sat for the first online PQE held in November 2019, he added that monitoring mechanisms were fully in place to avoid malpractices.
He also said that the TRCN has fully deployed digital services to better equip Nigerian teachers.
Speaking on the Digital Literacy training, Prof Ajiboye called on teachers to adapt to the changing world, he emphasized that teachers no longer teach in isolation but now co -teach, team teach and collaborate with other members to make use of appropriate technological devices to impact knowledge.
He disclosed that virtual examination would be conducted at the end of the proceedings with results released by the training conducting firm, the EVICDON merchandise limited.
The training which will hold for 5 days in Keffi also holds simultaneously in Owerri, Gombe and Port-Harcourt while that of Southwest was held last year.