BY KUYE MARY
Ondo State Government has recruited twenty-five e-learning experts to keep students academically busy while the coronavirus compulsory holiday lasted.
Dr Femi Agagu, the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology stated this in a chat with journalists in Akure.
He explained that the programme was being done in collaboration with the management of the Ondo State Radiovision Corporation (OSRC), Orange FM and Alalaye FM.
The programme, Agagu noted was designed to cover 10 subjects in the arts, science and social sciences for students preparing for external examinations like WASSCE, NECO and others.
He said an e-learning platform has been developed for all secondary school student with a view to accessing past questions, computer-based test, junior and senior secondary school curriculum and textbooks.
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“We are aware of the fact that some of our students will be taking external examination and hoping that this virus will go away very soon.
“The only way to make them learn is through the television, radio and online platform. We have selected 10 core subjects and they will be running on a daily basis. We are using the very best teachers we have. There will be a system of remunerating those that are to participate in the programme,” he said.