SAP Africa Code Week set to invest in Nigeria’s teachers.
Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and playful learning. Spearheaded by SAP, world leaders in enterprise software, and with the support of UNESCO, YouthMobile, the Cape Town Science Centre, the Galway Education Centre, Google and over 100 public and private partners, this year’s digital literacy event aims to introduce software coding to more than 500,000 youth across 35 African countries in eight days during October.
“TTT workshops enable the teachers of today to groom the innovators of tomorrow. These workshops provide a platform for the transfer of skills from ‘Master Instructors’ to parents, teachers and volunteers. This empowers them to become teachers who can train students in their local communities, creating a multiplication effect”, says Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director for SAP West Africa.
“We need knowledgeable instructors to teach the children during Africa Code Week 2017 and will collaborate with Ondo State to train 200 teachers and 50 volunteers as well as unemployed graduates from across the region. The vision of Ondo State is a remarkable one; to take Africa Code Week into the Nigeria hinterlands, to ensure that no child is Click here to read entire article
Source:: IT News Africa