EXCLUSIVE: How We Plan To Advance Kwara Education Through ICT- Commissioner of Education

EXCLUSIVE: How We Plan To Advance Kwara Education Through ICT- Commissioner of Education

In this interview with TECHMIRROR MAGAZINE, the Commissioner for Education and Human Capital development in Kwara state, Ahmed Fatimah Bisola speaks on the efforts of the state government towards using Information and Communication Technology in advancing education of the state.

On the plan of the government, she noted that it is of two dimensions. One of the plans is to introduce a management Information system where wherever you are, you do not need to travel down to Kwara to monitor all activities happening within Kwara state.

You do not need to travel to where the school is to get information.

She also stated that the state government is trying to revive all the ICT centres in all the schools across the state. This according to the commissioner would be put in place to ensure Digitalization in the state.

This would also prepare the students in Kwara towards the Digital Economy even before they finish from school. Making reference to the school for Special needs in Kwara, Ahmed Fatimah revealed that the state government has revived the ICT center in the school.

The state government spent as Twenty-Two million Naira in order to revive the ICT Centre, she noted. The Education commissioner noted that this will be done for other schools in the state.

 

Kwara state is one of Nigeria's advanced state in the the area of Education with expectations on innovations through ICT demanded from the incumbent administration. 

The government has constantly restated its commitment to advancing the Educational system in the state embarking on various projects to back this up since emergence.