April 16, 2024

NSSEC set to partner Min of Communication for seamless deployment of digital pedagogy in Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria 

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Emmanuel kehinde,Ilorin 

National Senior Secondary Education Commission has expressed its readiness to partner with Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy in facilitating the deployment of digital pedagogy in Senior Secondary Schools in Nigeria. 

This was disclosed In a press release on the heels of the commission’s visit led by the Chairperson, Ambassador Nimota Akanbi to the outgoing Minister, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami recently in his office in Abuja.

In her address, Akanbi noted that her commission’s request,“ for the technical assistance and partnership from the Ministry is to facilitate a seamless deployment of digital pedagogy in Senior Secondary Schools in the nation.”

She acknowledged the contribution of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), which she said “has always been of immense help in the installation of solar powers and its maintenance, installation of Information Communication Technology (ICT) centers in some Secondary Schools across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria, with the aim to power the 21st century teaching and learning effectiveness for future readiness.”

The Board Chairperson further solicited for Man power development for staffs of the Commission to improve their Productivity and Capability in the workforce, a development Unified Educational Portal for Data collation for Senior Secondary Schools which she said, will serve as a data depository bank for information dissemination.

In his response, Prof. Isa Ali Pantami, said that, the Ministry will spring up urgent support and collaboration with the Commission to come in the area of ICT to aid Secondary School in Nigeria.

He applauded the outgoing President Mohammadu Buhari and the Minister of Education for their providence in resuscitating the Commission knowing fully well according to him the Secondary subsector is better than the Tertiary subsector he said.

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