Intel Teach and 1:1 learning school program is a public private partnership initiative created by Intel aimed at schools to be ready for jobs after graduations.
The Intel® Teach Program improves teacher effectiveness through professional development, helping teachers integrate technology into their lessons and promoting students’ problem-solving, critical thinking, and collaboration skills. With more than 9 million teachers trained in over 60 countries, Intel Teach is the largest, most successful program of its kind.
In Nigeria, Intel Teach was commissioned by Intel’s Vice President and General Manager, Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Mr. Christian Morale. During his working visit to Lagos State government, Intel Teach and 1:1 donated about 50 Classmate PC computers to the government. According to Mr. Morale, Intel over the years has been a strong supporter and advocate of ICT in education.
Speaking with newsmen, he noted that “Intel is committed to the goal of reaching the next 3billon people worldwide and Nigeria is a critical part of this new thinking,”. He reiterated Intel’s readiness for continued support and to partnership with the Federal Ministry of Education and State governments, and other partners to train teachers on how to integrate technology into the classroom, thereby making teaching and learning much easier and interesting.
“Intel supports both multinational and Nigerian partners in ensuring an all round development and reach of technology in all spheres of life in Nigeria.”