FG, UNICEF deepen literacy level via online platform
The Federal Ministry of Education and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) have said the attainment of the 500,000-user milestone on Nigeria Learning Passport (NLP) is a testament to the government’s commitment to modernising the educational landscape and ensuring that every Nigerian child accesses quality education.
The NLP is an online e-learning platform with mobile and offline capability that enables continuous access to quality education.
UNICEF Representative in Nigeria, Cristian Munduate, issued a statement yesterday in Abuja, observing that with a target of reaching 1.5 million users by next year, the continued strategic guidance and involvement of the ministry would be invaluable.
She said reaching 500,000 users is not just a reflection of a successful platform, but also of the government’s visionary leadership and dedication to its citizens.
Munduate noted that digital learning has emerged as the future of education, adding that by investing in the NLP project, Nigeria is paving the way for children and young adults to thrive in a digital economy.
According to her, the platform offers interactive simulations and cutting-edge courses in fields such as computer and agricultural science, just as it empowers the younger generation with the requisite skills for the future.
Teachers also benefit immensely from the initiative, by accessing invaluable resources for professional development, and ensuring that they are adequately equipped to provide dynamic and interactive learning experiences.
Parents and caregivers are not left out, as they could support their children’s learning trajectory, starting from an early age with the platform’s playful learning courses.
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