In its persistent strategic drive to advance qualitative education and STEM initiatives that bridge the gap of gender inequality in Nigeria and the rest of the world, TedPrime Hub has again embarked on the training of 50 high school girls and teachers on Coding and Robotics.
The girls who were drawn from 10 public schools in Edo State of Nigeria, were exposed to the world of gender disparity in STEM and critical sectors of the economy and the need to drive their passion to take their place in the global workforce. The event which was supported by Edo State Government and The International Research and Exchanges Board in United States as Post Alumni Activities for its Teaching Excellence and Achievement Programme through its 2 members in Nigeria – Olalekan Adeeko and Birgitta Okohduga as members of Alumni of the United States Exchange Program – TEA.
Olalekan Adeeko who doubles as an Alumnus of Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program and The Technical and Operations Lead of TedPrime Hub delivered a 5 Day training with world class modules relating to Coding and Robotics with the participants coupled with the support of Edo Innovates Hub Volunteers. The participants were also given Micro:bits each to advance the learning of robotics as they returned to their schools to form Codeliners Clubs.
Speaking at the event, The Administration and Global Partnership Lead of TedPrime Hub, Odeogbola Ayodele reiterated the organization’s effort at positioning itself as the pride of education sector of Nigeria. “It is in our unequivocal commitment and dedication with the rest of the world’s organizations to see the new world of our youths and the attainment of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through array of innovations that provide quality education service that supports teaching competencies, students as change agents and schools as innovation hubs. We shall continue to strive harder to achieve this through our programmes with strategic and dynamic partnerships from both local and international organizations.”