WorldStage Newsonline– The Lagos State Authorities has described its Unified Scheme of Work and launch of Mobile learning devices/E-Books for secondary college college students as ground-breaking and designed to revolutionise instructing and learning in faculties within the State.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the comment on Tuesday on the unveiling of the scheme and launch of the devices for secondary college college students, which came about at NECA Home, Alausa, Lagos.
He stated that the framework for the brand new schemes was geared in the direction of selling deep learning.
The governor stated it was for learners to take possession of information acquisition by methods that mirror twenty first century expertise and worldwide greatest practices.
In response to him, the suggestions thus far is that the reviewed scheme is an extra useful resource for higher instructing and learning, pushed by know-how which has created lively participation of learners.
“As you all know, schooling represents the third pillar of our administration’s T-H-E-M-E-S agenda, by which we have now developed varied initiatives to reinforce the standard of instructing and learning in our faculties.
“We took a holistic have a look at the curriculum in use within the state and re-engineered it to satisfy the calls for of trendy schooling with out veering off the nationwide benchmark supplied by the Nigerian Academic Analysis and Improvement Council (NERDC).
“Additionally it is noteworthy that the brand new schemes of work are age applicable, function wealthy reference materials and are in alignment with the nationwide curriculum of NERDC.
“I am aware that our cerebral teachers, most of who have translated our policy and vision of the education transformation plan into positive outcomes, have started using the reviewed Unified Schemes of Work,” he added.
Gov. Sanwo-Olu, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Mrs Folashade Jaji, famous that the end result of the efforts had proven that the transformation agenda was in sync with the brand new world order.
“We now have been dedicated to this transformation from the start because of information of current development globally that learning have to be participatory and fascinating for at this time’s college students to understand its futuristic influence.
“As a accountable authorities, we have now invested in digital devices and e-books in continuation of our Agenda to seamlessly fuse schooling and know-how and improve our academic system to satisfy the world normal.
“We will therefore continue the massive investments in this sector by improving the capacity of our students to cope with the use of technology and ensuring our school personnel are ICT-compliant,” he added.
The governor declared that the event of specialised e-books for main topics got here with mobile purposes for each private and non-private faculties to offer extra instructing and learning choices in opposition to the standard classroom system.
On the identical word, Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, the Lagos State Commissioner for Training, stated that the reviewed scheme of work was geared toward serving to the lecturers develop lesson plans and notes that might mirror twenty first century learning.
Adefisayo defined that it could present the fashionable platform which might go an extended method to allow college students examine and perform analysis on their very own to additional enrich their information.
She famous that the state was specializing in deep learning for college kids and their core expertise, including that when they’re engaged in essential pondering and downside fixing within the classroom, they can reply questions higher.
Talking, Mr Bolaji Abayomi, the Everlasting Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Training, stated that the sector infused know-how into schooling as each are a twin pillar within the THEMES Agenda of Gov. Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
In response to him, this has been guided by the rules of change and innovation, with change within the construction of the schemes of work as a way to make learning extra partaking and extra students-centred.
“Our college students will get extra concerned and shall be essential thinkers proper from their early schooling by junior and senior secondary faculties, all as a result of we have now been progressive by making our schemes of work compliant with the world of ICT.
“Our educators can assess them real time by the press of a button, we have also moved away from textbooks to e-books,” he added.
Additionally, Mrs Esther Adegbamigbe, Director, Curriculum Providers Division of the ministry, in her goodwill message, stated the concept behind the initiative was to make learning a lot simpler, efficient and participatory for college kids.
Adegbamigbe urged lecturers in the private and non-private sectors to embrace and key-in into the reviewed scheme, being a revolutionary measure that might carry the specified learning end result within the college students.