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Edo teachers receive computer training

09 April 2014, 21:13Augustine Osayande

Abuja- The quality of education in Edo State is poised to improve after about 140 teachers and instructors underwent training in computer programmes.

The training was executed under the Edo State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR) Project intervention in the Technical and Vocational Education.

It is aims to improve the knowledge of teachers in the use of computers, which would enable them impart same in their students to enhance their employability in today's labour market.

A number of colleges such as College of Agriculture in lguoriakhi and Edo State Skills Acquisition Centre, Evbomodu were captured under the SEEFOR intervention.

The scope of SEEFOR intervention includes training the trainers, renovation works, purchase of equipment, improvement of ICT infrastructure for teachers and students as well as assisting the institutions to receive
accreditation for their courses and trade areas which is the main objective of the intervention.

Coordinator of Edo SEEFOR, Taiwo Akerele, said the second tranche of funds for the Institutions is ready but only those who have received certification from their accrediting body would be eligible to benefit from the second phase.

He thanked the State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, for releasing funds to support the SEEFOR and urged the institutions to execute projects effectively as Edo children stood to benefit immensely from this intervention in technical colleges.

- CAJ News

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