The Teachers' Service Commission evolved from Teachers' State Board. The Law
establishing the Plateau State Teachers Service Commission (Law NO.3 of 1980) commenced 1st
Working towards having a fleet of patriotic, loyal and dedicated professional teachers
who are committed to the cause of teaching-Iearning tasks that inculcate knowledge, skills and
good character in learners for a progressive Plateau State and ultimately, a better society.
To produce a crop of teachers who are knowledgeable in Plateau State Service rules,
who are erudite and skillful in techniques, the result of which shall be a motivated proficient
teaching workforce and learners rooted in academic excellence.
FUNCTIONS/POWERS OF THE COMMISSION
- To recruit, register, confirm, promote, transfer and discipline teachers of Government
Secondary Schools and Government Grant-aided schools.
- To enforce the establishment of Boards of Governors in Voluntary Agency Schools and
Advisory Boards in Government-owned Secondary Schools.
- Keep records of Teachers movements into and out of the service by whatever exit
- Liaise with the Ministry of Education and Education Directorates of quasi-governments
on matters concerning teachers and their welfare.
- To supervise all Government Secondary School and Grant-aided schools.
COMMISSIONERS OF THE COMMISSION
The Commission consists of a Full-time Chairman and at least two full-time Members one of whom should be a superintendent of schools and not more than 5 part-time members.
STRUCTURE OF THE COMMISSION
- Chairman Teacher' Service Commission
- Commissioner II
- Permanent Secretary
- Director of Administration
- Director of Finance & Supplies
- Assistant Chief Admin. Officer
- Staff Officer
FUTURE PLANS OF THE COMMISSION (INITIATIVES)
- Massive recruitment of Teachers to fill in the gap created by those that retired from
- Training and re-training of Teachers for a better workforce in the teaching
- Inter-State transfer of Plateau State indigenes from crises prone areas (States).