programmes, Training of Teachers and Principals

Capacity Building for Teachers of GSS, Gwale

As part of its capacity building in ICT, CITAD has commenced a training programme for teachers of Government Secondary School, Gwale, in Gwale Local Government of Kano State. The training which began on 28th October 2008 is at as a result of a request to CITAD by the Principal of the school who said the school needed assistance to get more teachers in IT for it to utilise its ETF-donated Diginet centre. The school is one of the five secondary schools that have received a set of 20 computers each from the ETF supported Schoolnet Nigeria. CITAD is manager of the schoolnet facilities in Kano State. The training which will last for four weeks would cover basic office skills as well as techniques of IT training. Ten teachers are taking part in this first round. All the schools under the Schoolnet Project are expected to begin implementing the newly approved national computer studies curriculum for secondary schools.

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