Over 26 percent of the 53,674 teachers, who wrote the December Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE), failed.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, the Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Ajiboye said 72,947, out of 77,296 teachers that registered, participated in the examination.
“The result was not bad, because the average performance of those who passed the examination is 73.58 per cent, which is 53,674 candidates, while 26.42 per cent, representing 19,273 candidates, failed.
“The performances of the candidates are very encouraging; the Federal Ministry of Education and TRCN Governing Board are happy with it,” he said.
Ajiboye explained that the council would…