Casio empowers 1,300 Teachers on capacity development
As part of efforts aimed at developing Maths and Science education through capacity development, Casio, a leading manufacturer of scientific and practical calculators has commenced the training of over 1,300 teachers within the next three years.
Speaking at the training workshop in Lagos recently, Business Development Manager, Middle East, Casio, Elie Karen said this is the maiden edition and the organization intend implementing the program through training, online resources and other CSR activities.He stated that the program will focus on Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt adding that public and private schools would be involved. He noted that the programme has been implemented across the globe and is now being launched in Nigeria.
According to him, great success stories have been recorded in Kenya where thousands of teachers have been trained.
In her speech, Managing Director School Kits Limited, Temilola Adepetun noted that this initiative is very commendable and will add to the transformation of the Educational Sector in Nigeria.
She added that School Kits was nominated as the CASIO Authorized Distributor in Nigeria and is partnering with CASIO to bring this educational capacity development program to Nigeria.
According to her, School Kits is a fully integrated educational supplies company established in the year 2000 and focused on delivering a wide range of best-in-class school material to students across all levels of education.
Similarly, Jimoh Ishola Taylor, Chairman, Mathematics Association of Nigeria also commended the initiative of Casio adding that it would also be very impactful to the teachers.
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