Why government should adopt e-learning, by expert
Founder, Mobile Classroom, Akeem Salami, has urged government at all levels to adopt technology as a tool to drive education and make learning more efficient.
Salami who described e-learning as the new norm noted that the idea of the educational application was to change the narrative in the educational sector and motivate the students to do more.
According to him, “The Mobile Classroom monthly quiz competition was designed to reward students who are eager to learn on a monthly basis.”
Speaking during a virtual meeting to reward winners of the maiden edition of its monthly online quiz for cash competition, Salami said they were excited to see over 10,000 students across Nigeria competing for excellence using technology.
According to him, the online time-based test was competitive and it produced 20 winners from different parts of Nigeria.
“We have been vindicated that Mobile Classroom is aimed at promoting productive learning and to inspire students towards education,” the founder noted.
Salami announced plans to include teachers and tertiary institution students’ categories to the ‘Quiz for Cash’ contest, adding that the competition takes place every last Saturday of the month. While third Saturdays are for teachers, second Saturdays are for tertiary institution students.
He explained that the inclusion of teachers was to motivate and reward them for their commitment to
Announcing the winners, Salami explained that 20 students emerged top among 10,102 contestants who competed for the maiden edition of the online competition.
“We are particularly excited to see three students of Mayflower School Ikenne, Ogun State among 20 best in the competition. David Roluga, a product of Mayflower School came first, scoring 27 out of 30 Standard English Language based test to secure 90 per cent.”
Also, he highlighted that N20, 000 cash incentive has been credited to the winners’ respective bank accounts.Similarly, Principal of Chrisland College Idimu, Lagos, Mrs. Chiedu Maduabuchi said she is delighted to witness great initiative aimed at promoting academic excellence among students.
“Initially we thought it wasn’t real until we did our due diligence to confirm. We really appreciate the organisers for committing resources to this laudable project, May God provide you with the wherewithal to continue the stride,” she said. An excited Roluga described his experience as exciting, a great inspiration and opportunity for the teeming Nigerian Students.
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