Training of Teachers and Principals, Uncategorized


The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) had on 18 th April, 2023
organised a one-day capacity building for 15 teachers of LEA Primary school Kilankwa II,
Kwali Area Council, FCT. The training came after the school management requested for their
skills to be enhanced, as the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) donated 8 sets of
computer systems to the school and no other teacher could type except a beneficiary of the
digital skills training held at Leleyi Gwari ICT centre Mr. Ishaya Micah who is also a staff of
the school has been the only person who types all school work. The objective of the training
is to equip the teachers with the basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
Giving an opening remark, CITAD sponsorship officer Mubaraq Ekute gave a brief about
CITAD as a Non-Governmental organization, that builds the capacity in areas of research,
advocacy and promotes good governance while leveraging on technology. He stated that the
aim of the training is to equip staff of the school on how to use Microsoft Word and Excel,
this is necessary as it aids the school management activities such as typing of question papers
and computing school result records as it provides an accurate and reliable results irrespective
of number of students.
Mrs. Yesmin Salako CITAD programme officer who facilitated the training enjoined all staff
to give their maximum cooperation and ensure to step down the knowledge learnt to other
staff of the school. Topics such as introduction to MS word, the steps on how to lunch MS
word, overview and working environment of MS word. The teachers were also shown how to
type, edit, format the MS word document and save a document using MS word applications
on their smartphones. There was a 15 minutes break for the staff to eat and pray.
After the break Mrs. Yesmin Salako continued the session on MS Excel. Topics such as
overview of MS Excel, formatting tools, workbook, sheets and also basic result computation.
In his closing remarks while thanking CITAD Mr chindo bitrus ndanson the Head Master of
LEA primary school Kilankwa II stated that it is a government policy that all civil servant
must be computer literate and was very grateful that the 15 teachers who participated in the
training can now compute students results and hopes by the end of the term each staff woud
be able to compile a comprehensive, accurate and reliable result. However, the school
requested for more trainings like such to continue to enhance their skills and make them
The training was successful as most of the teachers were able to download the WPS
application on their smartphones so they could continue to practice what they have learnt.

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