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FirstBank provides free e-learning subscriptions to scholars

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FirstBank of Nigeria Limited has announced that thousands of scholars are signing up to access the e-learning solutions free which is provided in partnership with Roducate and Lagos authorities.

This it explained was in furtherance of its resolve to shut the gap of the disruption in children education’s thanks to schools’ closure, following the COVID-19 pandemic.

A statement explained that the Roducate e-learning platform was structured in line with the government’s accredited curriculum for primary, secondary and tertiary schools across various fields of educational endeavours, like science, commercial and humanities.

“Also, it includes tutorial videos to strengthen the educational engagement further as assignments and mock exam to check the students’ knowledge and progress within the course of studying. additionally, learning on the platform enables one to require notes for quick

reference.

“In view of the requirement to foster extra-curricular activities beyond academic pursuit the Roducate e-learning platform is configured with exciting features to form learning exciting and fun.

It added “These features include podcasts and various games like brain pulse, monster munch etc. which allows one to play with other students online thereby building relationships and promoting interactive learning”.

Speaking on the implementation of the initiative, FirstBank CEO,. Adesola Adeduntan said “The partnership with Lagos State has seen us provide low-end devices for college students preloaded with Roducate offline; content which include government accredited curriculum for

primary through education and several other university courses.

“This solution will see Lagos state offer children within the lower bracket, who might not have access to devices or data from home affordable smart phones preloaded with the curriculum.

“The phones have SIMs and limited data tied, only, to the Roducate learning product, which suggests the recipients cannot browse, encouraging safe learning but can still submit tests, mock exams etc.”

Adeduntan further noted that, “currently our partnership offers students free online access to the education solutions.

He added “We encourage parents and guardians to possess their children and wards registered during this initiative so their educational development isn’t held back”.

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