In a bid to enhance learning and improve teaching in public schools, the Osun State government has commissioned ICT training centre for teachers and students.
The Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori who commissioned the project said the centre will also help in data processing.
She said the ICT centre was commissioned to make public schools students’ computer literates.
Laoye-Tomori said while the training of directors in the education sector commences immediately after the commissioning, teachers’ training would run during the holidays.
She said this would keep them abreast of what to teach students and pupils in schools.
“This is a holistic approach in the overhaul of our education system. We want our students to be computer literate at elementary level, so they can stand shoulder to shoulder with other students around the world. The ICT centre will assist us in accessing information about education in the state to help government in its plan towards enhancing quality education in Osun,” she said.
In an address, Alhaji Kamal Adekunle who represented the State Universal Basic Education Board said the advantages of the initiative were to ensure public schools meet the curriculum requirements in all subjects.
The Permanent Secretary of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Alhaji Fatai Kolawole commended the initiative, saying the scheme would help students in public schools to be relevant, globally.