Lagos – The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) said it had conducted an Information and Communication Technology Programme for Lagos teachers, preparatory for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) national contest.
This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Adeyemi Odutola, Communication Officer, W.TEC, and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday.
“W.TEC facilitated a computer animation programming session at the ongoing Oracle Code Week Nigeria Workshop.
“The one week advanced ICT workshop held at the Lagos State e-learning centre is a training programme for teachers.
“The teachers are expected to be training 1,000 students in their respective schools in Lagos state towards a national STEM contest.
“The teachers at the workshop are drawn from both private and public schools in Lagos state,” the statement said.
The statement said that the programme was an initiative of Wificombat Academy, whose vision was to introduce school children to computer programme early.
The statement said the programme would enable them to grow at par with the technological world.
It said that the programme which was done in other states of Nigeria was aimed at training school children in advanced computer programmes preparing them for a national STEM competition.
The statement said that students would be expected to submit their entries on various computer programmes such as animation, computer games, and mobile appliances produced to solve social and economic needs. (NAN)