The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and an indigenous oil firm, First Exploration and Production (First E&P) are collaborating to build the capacity of public school teachers in Bayelsa.
The Capacity Building Directorate of NCDMB facilitated a 3-day Teachers Training program for 80 public school teachers which came to a climax on Friday in Yenagoa.
The training focused on digital learning with modern teaching aids and online learning tools based on approved school curriculum on the KYAN device.
The physical and virtual training on the KYAN devices had some 80 physical participants, while others joined virtually.
The participants were trained on the KYAN device, a multimedia, smart, innovative device designed to harness technology and transform classrooms into interactive and highly engaging digital classrooms.
In her closing remarks, Mrs. Oluwafunmilayo Olomolatan Nigerian Content Coordinator, First E&P, thanked the NCDMB for facilitating the training.
She urged the teachers to use the devices to improve learning and increase knowledge building.
She expressed optimism and readiness for more collaboration with the NCDMB.
Dr Ama Ikuru Director, Capacity Building Directorate, NCDMB, in his closing remarks thanked First E&P for being a reliable & dependable partner noting that the training is part of the Board’s Human Capacity Development Programmes to improve Nigerians and make them employable.
He urged teachers to put the devices to good use and protect the devices.
He also commended the teachers who participated meaningfully in the capacity building programme for their enthusiasm in digital learning.
Mr. Augustine Timbiri Deputy Manager, Capacity Building Directorate, NCDMB on behalf of the NCDMB presented certificates to the trainees.
Mrs. Ebitari Ndiomu, one of the benefiting teachers, expressed appreciation to the NCDM and First E & P for the exercise which she said would make teaching and learning much more effective.