Report By:Alex Adams
WaffiTV:Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, said the Federal Government was focused on the acknowledgment of brilliant Information Communication Technology education in schools.
Echono said this on Thursday in Lagos amid the Commissioning of Skool Media Technology Experience Center.
reports are that the middle was worked by Skool Media for Queens College, Yaba and Federal Science and Technical College, Yaba.
Skool Media is an education technology foundation organization concentrated on redoing the educational part by rethinking the learning procedures and encounters in schools and networks utilizing technology.
Echono said ICT conveyance in schools would reclassify the teaching forms so as to give students the influence to contend with their partners in different nations.
He stated: “Skool Media came in with the point of expanding the wildernesses of ICT education conveyance as well as to utilize ICT skills in taking care of issues common in our present reality.”
Echono spoken to by Abubakar Isah, Director, ICT, Ministry of Education, said the focuses would encourage students’ technology experience, advance plan considering and upgrade project based learning in schools.
He praised Skool Media, saying that government puts stock in such Public-Private Partnership projects to build up the nation.
Moses Imayi, Project Director, Skool Media, said the firm had contributed about N500 million towards driving the development of digital educational division over the six geo-political zones.
Imayi stated: “Our desire is to put resources into the eventual fate of the Nigerian kid and prepare them to be at standard with students over the world.
“Quality education has been a noteworthy spine of our key arrangement as we keep on being a good example for the reception of technology in education in Africa and the chance of being a reference point for all ed-tech partners in Nigeria.”
He noticed that the motivation behind the inside was to make learning fun and consistent while connecting with technology and innovation to drive efficiency.
Imayi said skills to be acquired at the tech focuses included: coding, Google digital skills, hackathons, information recovery information proficiency utilizing web indexes, experimental writing and open talking workshops.
Yakubu Oyinloye, Principal, Queens College, said the tech focuses would improve the esteem and execution of students while furnishing them with different skills to support their intensity in a dynamic world.