In November last year GESCI and the Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Kenya launched the African Digital Schools Initiative project.. The project will run in 80 secondary schools in 4 counties in Kenya. Teacher training in the skills of ICT integration in teaching for Science, English Mathematics and Technology teachers. Starting next week, this training in the incorporation of digital content and in the use of laptops and digital projectors in the classroom will see 800 teachers trained from the 80 schools.
As part of the process to integrate ICTs in teaching and learning, GESCI and The MasterCard Foundation have distributed laptops, modems and digital projectors to schools in the counties of Kiambu,Nyamira, Taita Taveta and Narok in Kenya.
The events were attended by principals from the ADSI schools,representatives from the county government, the County Directors of Education and Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association officials.
The teachers expressed optimism on the success of the ADSI project as the GESCI team looks forward to training 200 teachers in each county starting Monday January 29, 2017