NDDC COMMENCES ICT TRAINING FOR
TEACHERS ON THE NIGER DELTA
Recently, the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) commenced the training of 150 secondary school teachers on Information Communication Technology, its sole purpose is to equip them with knowledge on ICT.
NDDC’s Head of Corporate Affairs Mr. Ibitoye Abosede in a statement on Wednesday in Port Harcourt said that the exercise was part of the commission’s programme called “educate-the-educators” He also said that the teachers would get free laptop computers each. They are doing this to boost ICT knowledge among teachers in all the states that the commission belongs to. He said the commission recently concluded the training of 5, 000 teachers in various science subjects, and that 810 tertiary graduates had also benefited from its scholarship scheme for youths in the region.
“It has come to the commission’s notice that about 65 per cent of teachers in the Niger Delta are deficient in ICT, a development that impacts negatively on our education sector.
“NDDC seeks to reduce this ICT deficiency through our educate-the educators programme.” Abosede said.