Nigeria understudies South Korea’s education model
A Federal Government delegation has visited South Korea to understudy the country's smart education model.
The Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi who led the Nigerian delegates to the Asian country, said the visit became necessary as the Federal Government is already establishing 37 smart schools in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Head of Public Relations, UBEC, David Apeh, said the delegation to South Korea comprised some states’ Universal Basic Education Boards (SUBEB) chairmen and top officials from UBEC, Federal Ministry of Education, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning and the National Teachers’ Institute (NTI).
Smart Education is a concept that describes learning in the digital age, where the emphasis is placed on the role of technology, to foster engaging learning experiences to meet the diverse needs of learners, through the innovative use of information and communications technology.