NBCC, EDUFIRST HOLDS 2020 AFRICAN EDU-TECH CONFERENCE

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The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and Education First Nigeria Limited (Edufirst.ng) are set to host the 2nd edition of the African  Edu-Tech   Conference.
The   conference   is   anchored   by   the   Learning,Education and Training (LET) Group of the Chamber and Edufirst. ng. The conference is scheduled to hold virtually on Wednesday, November18, 2020, with the theme  “Jobs, Education and Technology:
 The New Normal”.  It is  aimed at exploring the role of technology in the education sector   and   showcasing   the   innovation   and   creativity   from   our   future leaders.
 This year’s edition is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education led by the Honourable Minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who is the Special Guest of Honour and the Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo   as   Special   Guest.   The   conference   will   parade   an   array   of educators in the private sector, secondary and tertiary institution students,and other stake holders.
The conference will feature interesting panel sessions, virtual networking sessions, virtual exhibitions, and student presentations. Speaking on the Conference, the President and Chairman of Council of NBCC, Mr. Kayode Falowo stated that the conference provides a platform for  the government, regulatory agencies, and  education professionals to interact   and   share   experiences   on   the   revitalization   of   our   education system,   through   the   application   of   technology   and  innovation   as   key components of educational transformation.
The Managing Director of Edufirst.ng, Mr. Moses Imayi also said that since inception, the company  has  directly supported the  education  technology needs   of   over   50,000   students;   thereby   helping   them   access   relevant digital   skills   and   essential   technology   experience   for   global competitiveness. Mr. Imayi added that the conference will therefore provide a platform for both public and private stakeholder to dialogue and enhance educational   policies,   engagements,   and   investment  both  in   Nigeria   and Africa.
Edufirst.ng, a subsidiary of Skool Media Nigeria Limited, was established to bridge technology literacy and life long-learning skills gap in schools and homes   such   that   learners   and   teachers   can   effortlessly   attain   global competitiveness. The   Nigerian-British   Chamber   of   Commerce   (NBCC)   is  the   foremost bilateral   chamber   in   Nigeria   with   the   objective   of   promoting   trade   and investment between Nigeria and Britain.

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