Jos - The State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) in Plateau says it has developed a software called ‘SMARTDESK’ for data entry, analysis and reporting.
The Executive Chairman of the board, Professor Mathew Sule, who disclosed this in Jos on Sunday, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the software would help in overcoming data deficit currently faced.
"When we start operating the new software, I am sure we will overcome the data deficit being currently faced, and be the first in the country to solve the data requirement dilemma," he said.
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He further explained that the board, in collaboration with an Information Technology Firm, Afritend Technologies Ltd, had concluded arrangement to commence training of public primary school teachers in Information Technology and General Computer literacy.
He said that capacity building for teachers in the field of Information Technology was necessary to ensure effective teaching, especially with the adoption of Information Technology globally.
Sule also said that the SUBEB website had been restored and would soon be launched to bridge the information gap experienced within and outside the board.