Adolescent Girls Initiative For Learning and Empowerment (AGILE), an education support organisation, has begun training 200 teachers in digital skills in order to revitalise the education sector in Borno.
AGILE is a five-year project launched by the Federal Government with World Bank funding to improve secondary education and empower adolescent girls.
The project is being carried out in the states of Borno, Ekiti, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, and Plateau.
This was stated by the Project Coordinator, Ibrahim Baba, at the start of the exercise on Thursday in Maiduguri.
According to Ali-Bukar Dogo, Component 3 Lead, Baba, the training was designed to provide beneficiaries with functional education through digital and vocational skills.
He said the programme was also inline with Gov. Babagana Zulum’s educational transformation programme geared toward improving the quality of teachers to enable them to impact relevant knowledge in their students.
He urged the participants to pay attention to all sessions of the training for maximum benefit.
Also speaking, Yakaru Mustapha, the Component Lead, Digital and Life Skills, said the teachers were drawn from 100 schools across the 27 local government areas of the state.
Mustapha said the exercise would exposed the participants to digital skills to enable them fo discharge their duties effectively. (NAN)