No fewer than 53,674 teachers, who wrote the December Diet of the Teachers’ Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE), have qualified to register for teaching licenses, according to the Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Professor Josiah Ajiboye.
Ajiboye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that the examination, which was conducted in 47 centres across the country, started on Dec. 5 and ended on December 7. He said that the results had been approved by the Governing Council of TRCN, adding that 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.