FG Begins Recruitment Of Teachers For ‘Build-A-Thon’ Initiative

The Ministry of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy has announced the commencement of applications for teaching positions under its Build-A-Thon initiative programme.
This was announced on the Ministry’s “X” handle on Thursday. http://b.link/Educator_build-a-thon

The programme which was launched earlier in December, according to the Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, Bosun Tijani, will promote early-technology adoption among senior secondary students.

The programme will run for four days in January 2024 and it is expected to have 1,500 students from 150 schools in three locations, Owerri, Maiduguri, and Abeokuta.

The ministry added that the right candidates should be visionary educators, teachers, and enthusiasts who would be able to guide the next generation of tech innovators in secondary schools.

The ministry urges prospective teachers and qualified candidates to apply on the programme’s website.

Commenting on the launch of the programme recently, the minister said, “The Build-A-Thon initiative is part of our strategic plan to promote early-technology adoption to shape tomorrow’s innovation leaders.”

He added that the overall goal of the program includes showcasing innovative projects, recognising achievements, fostering future collaboration, inspiring future leaders, and promoting lifelong learning.