Local Content: NCDMB trains 70 teachers on new STEM Educational Device

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has concluded the training of 70 teachers drawn from nine oil and gas producing states, including Lagos on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM education in schools.

According to the NCDMB, the training took place at the Nigerian Content Conference Hall, NC Towers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State recently.

In a statement obtained by Vanguard, NCDMB, stated: “The training was focused on K-Yan Device, a digital classroom solution, designed and developed to promote Interactive and ICT driven learning as well as improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in schools.”

The General Manager, Capacity Building Division, NCDMB, Dr. Ama Ikuru in his remarks mentioned that the Board’s key mandate is to grow capacity in the Nigerian oil and gas industry through Human Capacity Development, adding that over 10,000 Nigerians have been trained since the Board’s inception in 2010.

He reiterated that the training is intended to equip beneficiary teachers with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required for the use of this K-Yan Device, expose beneficiary teachers to technology-driven teaching methodologies/techniques in line with global best practices, promote STEM Education, and reposition learning and teaching in Nigerian Secondary Schools and enhance the global competitiveness of the Nigerian Educational System.