The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) in conjunction with System Application Programme (SAP) organised workshop for teachers on software coding.
The workshop, tagged: “Africa Code Week,” was held at the Conference Hall of the Glisten International School, Abuja, yesterday.
Speaking, the president of NAPPS, FCT Wing, who is also the Executive-Director of Glisten International School, Abuja, Samira Jibir, said that they organised the workshop to train teachers on coding software.
She said that the programme would improve teachers knowledge and skills in ICT.
She said that teachers from both public and private schools would benefit from the workshop.
According to her, the most important thing about children education was engagement.
She said that if the children were engaged in ICT, they would use it positively.
In his remark, the Coordinator of the African Code Week programme in Nigeria, Mr Olajide Ademola Ajayi, said that the programme was organised to empower students and teachers in area of software coding.
According to him, coding would help the participants learn critical reasoning and logical thinking.
He said that the workshop would make teachers and students to be 21st century compliant.
One of the participants and head of ICT in the Glisten International School, Paseda Gideon, said that the aim of the programme was to teach teachers who would, in turn, teach students.
Another participants from the Government Secondary schools Kwali, Okefiana Chika, said that the programme would assist her teach her students effectively.