Lagos state government is set to launch audio/visual school learning programme to support learning-at-home in the state following the recent closure of schools amidst the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic. In alliance with the state’s quality assurance, the state government is mean to ensure compliance to closure of school while providing favorable alternative to students and their teachers alike.
The Commissioner of Education Lagos State, Mrs. Folashade Adefisayo in an interview with news men maintained that “following the directives from Lagos State government towards closing of all schools both public and private in a bid to prevent teachers, students and school administrators from getting more vulnerable to the corona virus pandemic”…that adequate compliance is expected from school administrators, parents and teachers alike.
According to Mrs. Folashade, the audio/visual learning programme is rational, emotional and logical move to support students preparing to write their West African secondary school certificate examination through radio and Tv programmes.
As planned out, teachers will be assigned to teach and review with students on radio and Television and various social media platforms on eight core subjects with emphasis on relevant topics. The subjects include mathematics, English language, biology, chemistry, physics, financial accounting, literature-in-English and economics.
These subjects are to be recorded, played, displayed and uploaded on radio, TV and social media respectively. They also promised to upload past WAEC questions through social media platforms.
While the quality assurance serviceare available to monitor compliance across the state, parents are urged to provide access points available to students who will benefit from this programme. In essence, parents are to provide Television sets, radio sets and mobile device to enable their children benefit from the audio/visual learning programme amidst covid-19.
She has assured that children will go back to school as soon as the virus is contented.