COVID-19: Lagos Govt launches new learning initiative


As lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic is yet to be completely eased, Lagos State government has announced the launch of a toll-free counselling line and students’ worksheets to enable students call in order to receive home schooling on Mathematics and English Language.

The new arrangement will also make students to have free and direct access to counseling.

Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Education District 3, Dr. Olufolayimika Ayandele in her opening remarks, during a webinar conference, revealed that the goal of the toll free counseling program was to bridge the gap in the education system, thereby supporting students who have to be at home due to the lockdown.

According to her, “This initiative was in line with the government’s T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda of the Lagos state government”

He said, “We understand the need to keep students and youths adequately and efficiently engaged as the world faces lockdown.

“With this, we would be able to continue the learning processes of our students and also provide a support system for them as they live through the pandemic.

“The Lagos state government remains dedicated towards enforcing initiatives which would tackle crime and upgrade the security within the state”


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