In its drive to leverage on cutting edge technology to improve the quality mathematics and science education in Nigeria, School Kits Limited, Nigeria’s Authorized Distributor of original CASIO Calculators, has announced its partnership agreement with Casio Middle East to enhance the skills of 1,300 Math and Science teachers. The training program is a bold move to boost the knowledge of Math and Science in Nigeria.
Speaking during the event, the MD/CEO School Kits, School Kits, Mrs Temilola Adepetun, stated that the Casio’s Scientific Calculator has become an indispensable tool for every successful student across the world. ‘‘As our world gets smaller and indeed more complex, Casio Middle East has innovatively iterated and designed scientific calculators capable of solving even more complex problems. It is indeed our hope that this training would add significant value to the development of Math and Science education through capacity development and knowledge sharing for the Teachers and by extension, students in Nigeria. School kits will remain always a supportive corporation for Nigerian, thus we ensure to complete the plan in implementing the training program and reach the objective set for this plan.’’. School Kits will be ready and open to working closely with Nigerian schools to implement all programs related to mathematics and CASIO Standard Scientific calculators.
In the same vein, the Vice President of Mathematics Association of Nigeria, Mr Mamman Musa outlined some major milestones achieved with this partnership, ‘‘with this collaborative effort with School Kits, our mathematics teachers can rely on the technology necessary to enhance Math and Science the student’s skills. Children can also begin to learn to apply mathematics in solving real-life challenges. We appreciate the efforts of School Kits Limited to train, nurture and equip our Nigerian mathematics teachers to promote more lively and rewarding teaching of mathematics in our schools’’. He noted that mathematics teachers to take full advantage of this opportunity while we also commending School Kits Limited for showing faith in Nigeria’s education system As math teachers association, we are proud to host such events in our Country with all our respected partners. From our side, our role to highlight educational training that enhances teachers skills which will be reflected on students and education sector overall in this event and future one. ’’
Commenting on this partnership arrangement, the Managing Director, Casio Middle East, Mr Koji Naka, explained the rationale behind this move. “We believe in the level of skills of math and science teachers in Nigeria and the African region. Our vision is to promote technology in the field of mathematics and science in Nigeria. Our aim is to support the youth future and to train teachers in line with the latest trends in the basic education system.”