By Our Reporter
In the quest for development in the Nigerian educational strata, a new portal has been introduced into the system to enable students in Nigeria to have better privilege of improving. New information revealed that telecoms company, Etisalat, recently launched an internet-enabled application that offers access to varieties of educational materials to millions of students in the country.
Known as Cliqlite Portal, the new platform presents varieties of educative materials in a delightful package for children between the ages of eight and 15.
Speaking at the launch in Lagos recently, the Chief Executive Officer, Etisalat Nigeria, Matthew Willsher, said the new educational platform was tailored to the specific needs of young learners to enrich their learning processes and experiences.
He said that the product is an innovative service that supports education and learning, as it gives both students and parents access to educational materials not just on the tablet but also on any internet enabled-device.
According to him, the initiative highlights the importance the company attaches to quality education as well as its commitment to investing in the education sector through a number of platforms.
Some of these platforms include: Adopt-a-School Programme, Etisalat Telecommunications Engineering Post-graduate Programme (ETEPP), Career Counselling and Merit Awards.
New findings reveal that Etisalat Cliqlite was introduced two years ago as the first indigenous educational product on a tablet by any telecommunication firm to improve the learning experience of students.
The package offers a bouquet of NERDC- approved education materials such as text books and instructional lessons on different subjects, past questions from JAMB, SSCE and IGCSE and interactive games that students and parents can use together to make learning fun.
Cliqlite has been a huge break with testimonials of success among students, capable of expanding knowledge of millions of students who have other internet-enabled devices access the product and enrich their learning experience. The platform, it is believed, supports the academic growth of children, especially if parents are willing to key into the platform.
Some users have described it as a good motivation for young learners.
Cliqlite has data parental control features which enables parents to block undesired sites. Parents can also review the lessons their children studied to ensure that specific areas were covered within a given lesson period.