School displays blend of ICT on education
In a quest to encourage its students to be technologically advanced schools across Africa countries in competitive economy, Olashore International School has concluded plans to integrate technology into its curriculum in a renewed and unique blend of technology education.
According to the the School Principal, Derek Smith, Olashore is entering into a strategic partnership with Apple through Core Group Africa, the authorized exclusive distributor for Apple in Nigeria and Sub Saharan Africa.
When this plan is fully implemented, the students and the teachers will be solving complex problems and discovering latest research information simultaneously with the teachers in real time.
Smith said, this new and unique technology will enhance teacher-student connection for fast track learning was announced in Lagos, under the theme: Blending Technology & Education for World Class Learning.
Speaking also at the unveiling of the initiative, the Chairman, Board of Governors of Olashore International School, Prince Bimbo Olashore, stated that “Nigeria can no longer wait and be playing catch up with technology or keep waiting for technology transfer.
We have to leapfrog to catch up and get our young Nigerians prepared for the new technology driven world. We are pleased to be making substantial investment in this direction.”
The new comprehensive Technology in Classrooms program is expected to be achieved by setting up LAN Network Distribution in Classrooms and Hostels, Proper Wireless Distribution in the classroom (one per class), indoor wireless device with high frequency, Firewalls to manage internet access on the iPad, Proper audio and visual multimedia systems in the classrooms that will support the iPad integration, Learning Management System that will not use the Internet, and a Mac Server for Mobile Device Management that will be used to manage the iPads.
At the launch program, the School Principal, Derek Smith stated that “Olashore International will also review its overall technology framework, through a curriculum mapping program, faster internet connection, a new mobile device management (MDM) to check unproductive online presence.