- the campaign aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4
- to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all
IT NEWS NIGERIA:
Skool Media, in partnership with Edufirst (Edufirst.Ng), has announced today the launch of Education First Campaign to address the crisis of poor education in Nigeria and stimulate improved learning in the citizens.
Speaking at the Education First Media Parley in Lagos with the theme: “Raising the Standard of Education in Nigeria,” Skool Media co-founder and CEO, Mr Moses Imayi said the campaign which will last 6 months and yond will help address the problem of poor education in the country and that Skool Media Limited is an ICT organsation positioned to change the narrative of the Nigeria Education sector.
“As a business we are poised to reinforce the need for quality education in the Nigerian landscape hence our decision to commence a campaign focused on “Raising the Standard of Education in Nigeria.’”
“Education First Nigeria (Edufirst.ng) being a technology driven organization is focused on bridging the gap and enhancing the standard of Education in Nigeria while advocating for an all-inclusive education system.”
Imayi explained that Edufirst.ng’s key advocacy drive is on the need to adopt digital learning in the Nigerian curricular and reinforce the need for quality education in Nigeria.
“We are driven by three core values: Excellence – to provide reliable and consistent information through the use of ICT innovation because we have a passion for the development and growth of the Nigerian child through quality education,” he said.
As part of our commitment to an improved education for all, Edufirst will be embarking on a campaign themed “raising the standard of education in Nigeria.” The campaign aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 – to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning for all, he added.
In his remarks, Country manager, Edufirst.Ng, Mr Idris Oladipo said there is need to invest in education to save the lives of over 13 million children who are not in the classroom in Nigeria. Education will help safeguard their future, adding, education will ensure that Nigeria do not remain poverty capital in the long term into the future.
We extend training to students and teachers to bring about quality and ensure they become globally competitive, adding, “we rise by lifting others” and education provides just the right platform to life million out of poverty and ensure a better future for not only them but also those after them.
Also speaking, Mr. Tosin Omoyajowo of Connect Marketing said technology drives education more than anything else.
He explained that Nigerian kids are everywhere on the road wandering instead of being in the class room even though we are a people had the common wealth to send them to classroom.
“The generational effect of not education a child today can only be imagined. A child who is raised as area boy at motor part would give birth to area boys children and the cycle of poverty continues.”
Speaking further, Omoyajowo said only directed qualitative education can break such generational cycle of poverty and ignorance.
“I applaud the initiatives of Skool media as a game changer, to address this education crisis of national proportion.
Connect marketing will stand by You Skool Media. I also call on other corporate organization to identify with this campaign aimed at rescuing the future of Nigerian future generations because it is most needed at this time of our nation’s history, he added.