The e3 international empowerment institute has opened an information and communication technology training class in the Arusha region, for the purpose of training teachers who teach students studying under the primary education program for Complementary Basic Education in Tanzania (COBET).
Through the program, the teachers who do the work will now teach the students the technology subjects.
According to the director of the Institute, Ji-Young Rhee, the targeted students are in eight primary schools in the Arusha region and most of them are girls.
E3 empower Africa, we are funding this ICT training and our goal is to start teaching these subjects especially for girls in Tanzania. We want Tanzanian students to keep up with the pace of global technology said, Ji-Young Rhee.
She said the training of ICT students at an early age builds their capacity to be better especially in the whole issue of self-development due to the many opportunities available in ICT technology.
Tanzania has great opportunities in agriculture such as avocado cultivation, but the appropriate market in order to be exported must start in Kenya and not in Tanzania where the crop is cultivated. further, said Ji-young Rhee.
According to Rhee, Through the institute, more than 3000 students in the country have benefited from the ICT subject.
She said the institute has been providing free training to teachers in the Arusha region where eight teachers are continuing the class for two weeks while saying in July this year, they intend to take students from more than 10 schools in the Arusha region.
Acting Arusha Regional Education Officer, Joseph Mushi, thanked the institute for its commitment to training the teachers as it will be a catalyst for development in technology education.
urged teachers to make good use of that knowledge to bring productive benefits to the schools they come from and to be a catalyst for other teachers including being ambassadors for the institution.
Reading the memorandum at the opening, one of the teachers, Magrath Mfangavo, from Meru Primary School, said the training started on June 7, this year and is expected to end on June 18, this year.