In a bid to encourage students studying Education courses in public universities in Nigeria, the Federal Government has approved a stipend of 75k for the students per semester.
NCE students will get 50k per semester in other to attract the best to the teaching profession.
The Federal Government announced the incentives to commemorate World Teachers Day.
According to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu at Eagles Square, Abuja.
“Undergraduate students of B.Ed / B.A. Ed/ BSc. Ed in Public institutions are to receive stipends of N75,000.00 per semester while NCE students will get N50,000.00 as stipends per semester.
“Federal Government should find the modality through which respective states’ governments could provide automatic employment for NCE graduates at Basic Education level.”