Oyo State government to train 30,000 students across board in Oyo State. The first training session combined over 15 schools in three different locations within various local governments in Ibadan. Students were put through online opportunities, Digital Awareness and relevant skills required. The session was an interactive one as students were allowed to participate by asking questions and also contributing to knowledge.
The 3 hours session delivered by Konverge Media, Google’s official partner for the program Digital Skills For Africa, was graced by the Commissioner for Education in Oyo State, Athe Special Adviser to the Governor on ICT among others. Their presence was delightfully recognized by the students as they all rose to acknowledge by singing the State anthem.
The Commissioner for Education and the Special Adviser to the Governor on ICT enlightened the students on the various skills required in today’s economy, and why digital skills are an important part of our world, as it is also essential that students at a very young age contributes to the knowledge economy.