Teachers Should Join The Train Or Loose Out



Teachers in the country has been urged to embrace Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to stay up to the requirement in the digital age by the Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE).

This was made known by the President of the Academy, Prof. U Uvonmi, at the academy’s 30th annual congress held in Kaduna on Tuesday saying that the world had become digital driven, therefore  teachers in the country must join the train or lose out.
In his keynote address, the Secretary to Kogi State Government, Prof. Olubgemiro Jegede, said that the slow adoption of ICT by teachers in the country posed a serious challenge to the nation’s education system.
Uvonmi said that the theme of the conference, “Transforming Education in Nigeria to Global Levels of Relevance and Competitiveness,” cannot be achieved without teachers systematically keying into the digital age.
Jegede described ICT as a crucial tool for delivering quality education in the country and urged Nigerian teachers to key in, to remain relevant and compete favourably on the global stage.
He said that the academy, as a critical stakeholder in the education sector, needed to produce a position paper that would guide government on issues bordering on education.
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