Code Lagos, a new educational initiative of Governor Babajide Sanwoolu Lagos State government kicks off on Monday the 20th of January, 2020 across public & private primary and secondary schools across Lagos State.
However, the programme started with train-The-Trainers session.. It would be recalled that education and technology is one of the THEMES Agenda of Sanwoolu’ government. Observers noted that Lagos is pushing forward by leveraging technology and internet connectivity to deliver quality education to pupils in public schools in line with goals 4, 9, and 10 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
On Tuesday, all roads led to the Herbert Macaulay Library, Yaba, and State Junior School, Ipaja, Lagos for the Master Trainers’ Onboarding Session as about 100 Facilitators were taken through the basics and fundamentals of coding as well as prepare them ahead of the coding classes across Lagos State primary and secondary schools.
The sessions which was anchored by the Delivery Partners also provided opportunity for new facilitators to get familiar with programming language and teaching techniques for coding when the program kicks off
While addressing newsmen, Mr Adedipo Olagbegi of Spark IT Bootcamp, the official Training Partner for CodeLagos, noted that the Code Lagos In – School programme is meant to prepare Lagos State students to meet new workforce demands, harness the benefits of technology, and be able to communicate in the language of the future