Recap of the AfriLabs Capacity Building Programme (ACBP)
Did you hear about the AfriLabs Capacity Building Programme (ACBP) hosted on Wednesday, 19th of August, 2020 at 12noon? Catch up with the details below.
Below are recaps from the different speakers and as mentioned during the session, links to the resources are included here.
Dr Agu Collins Agu, the Director, Corporate Planning & Strategy Department, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) who represented the Director-General of NITDA, Mr Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi discussed the different initiatives the Agency is involved in and also talked about the NITDA Unity Board, find the link to the slides here and more details of the Unity Board here.
Cima Sholotan, Associate Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, IHS Nigeria discussed the sustainability initiatives of IHS Nigeria around education & health across the different part of the country. She also addressed how IHS Nigeria is supporting business growth for small and medium enterprises beyond COVID-19. View Cima’s presentation slide hereand download the STEM App here. This app is a mobile app and works on Android).
Terae Onyeje, Co-founder and CEO WOWBii introduced the WOWBii BUDDZone Video and discussed the impact of COVID-19 and how it has accelerated in the advancement of interactive learning. View Terae’s presentation slide here, watch the WOWBii BUDDZone Video here.
Uche Onuora, Co-founder and CEO HITCH advocated for collaboration between stakeholders in the education industry and appealed to the government to foster the collaboration. HITCH is an on-demand video platform providing educational videos, tailored around the national curriculum for students, teachers and parents. Watch how HITCH is helping kids learn in Nigeria in the video here and visit the demo HITCH website here.
Rita Melifonwu-Okolonji, CEO, Stroke Action Nig/UK and Lead, Field Operations Team, Onitsha Community Covid-19 Response Team shared the great strides of the Onitsha Covid-19 Response Team and Stroke Action in mitigating the spread of COVID -19. View Rita’s presentation here.
The Virtual meetup was hosted by Dr Itoro Emembolu, Director, TechQuest STEM Academy. Dr Emembolu addressed the various Digital Literacy programs TechQuest STEM Academy is hosting to introduce teachers and students to virtual digital capabilities during this COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the official TechQuest STEM Academy website for more information.