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NTI trains 150 teachers in digital literacy skills

The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has trained 150 teachers on digital literacy skills in partnership with the Katsina State Ministry of Education and Adolescent…

The National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Kaduna has trained 150 teachers on digital literacy skills in partnership with the Katsina State Ministry of Education and Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) Project.

The Director- General NTI, Professor Musa Garba Maitafsir, while addressing participants at the train the trainers’ workshop, said teachers today are expected to possess the required digital skills to enable them cope with the demands of the new world of learning. 

According to him, the training is aimed at developing the capacity of teachers and school leaders on effective use and application of technologies in teaching and learning.

“The training of trainers workshop, which is scheduled between November 16 and 20 will train 150 teachers, as master trainers, from the three senatorial zones of Katsina State, namely Katsina, Daura and Funtua. The training has the objectives of training teachers to effectively teach their learners digital literacy skills and ensure that the girls acquire the basic digital skills,” he said.

“The training will go a long way in equipping the teachers with the required knowledge, skills and practical experience that will make them more effective and efficient in their teaching career. The NTI management will give all that this collaboration requires to make it successful, while I urge you the participants to pay adequate attention and participate actively in the training,” he said.