If your school or teachers have been wondering how to keep being in session, even during this lockdown, Educ8e is here to remove your worries.
Few weeks ago, after the lockdown was issued, a client’s mom who happens to be a teacher informed me that their school had been asked to resume classes online.
They were to use WhatsApp to record voice notes, schedule classes and take attendance. You can imagine how much stress that can be. Each time, she would have no way of bringing all students to listen to the voice notes, or even make sure they listened, did classwork by themselves, or even monitor their performances; needless to say, it was a very inefficient way to reach the goal of educating students virtually.
Before the lockdown, several schools have found it hard to completely manage their classes, lessons, faculty activities, and even automate basic functions, all online. Now that the world is on lockdown, many schools are not even operating at all !.
The ones that are, are not making use of important online management systems for administrative control, automated class scheduling, collaboration, enterprise resources planning (ERP) and more.
● Tertiary education institutions such as universities, colleges of education and polytechnics are wondering if and how their academic year would continue. In fact, final year students are yet to defend their projects in schools like Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, University of Ibadan.
● High Schools have no idea when they will resume to finish up their 2nd term, or even begin the 3rd.
● WAEC, BECE and other examination candidates along with their school tutors are now left stranded till further notice. Time is fleeting.
● Primary and nursery school pupils seem to be the least attended to, as it is harder to keep their attention, unless with a more regulated online platform.
These may not seem like much, given the circumstances around the world with regards to the corona virus outbreak, but education must continue, especially now more than ever, unless we would have to answer some serious questions, such as;