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Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Equips 12 Schools With Computers, Others
Published Feb 27, 2023 IN Education,
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THE Bayelsa Educational Development Trust Fund (EDTF), has distributed computers and accessories for coding and robotic practical to 12 model schools across the eight local governments in Bayelsa.

The Commissioner for Education in Bayelsa, Dr. Gentle Emelah, who presented the items to the benefitting school principals in Yenagoa, reiterated the state government commitment to providing quality education in all parts of the state.

He said the presentation of the materials followed an earlier training of 103 students on computer programming and robotics, adding that the equipment would provide an opportunity for students to have practical training.

He urged the principals to make the computers and materials available to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) teachers who had been trained earlier on coding and robotics.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the occasion also witnessed the grand finale of Schools Debate, sponsored by EDTF for 32 schools from the eight council areas in Bayelsa.

Speaking earlier, Executive Secretary of EDTF, Dr Alice Atuwo, said the fund is intervening in critical segments of the educational sector, including support for schools debate.

She noted that schools debate helped to develop public speaking and communications skills amongst young students in their quest for knowledge.

She said that debate builds self-confidence of participating students, adding that most world leaders developed public speaking skills through school debates.

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