By Aisha Gambo

Kaduna, May 18,2023(NAN) The Kaduna state government in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s fund (UNICEF) on  Thursday begun a sensitization training for head teachers and principals on the Nigerian Learning Passport (NLP).


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NLP is an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Education designed to close learning poverty gap and enable continued access to quality education.


It is an e-learning platform with online and offline capability that enables continuous access to quality education.


Mr.Phillip Mamman, the technical team lead for NLP, Kaduna state stated that the training targets both public and private schools across all the 23 local government areas of the state.

“The essence is to digitalize learning so that every learner will have access to quality and continuous learning in cases of emergency or disaster .

“At the end of this training the principals and  head teachers will be well informed on the Nigerian Learning Passport and carry along their teachers and learners”, he said.

Mamman explained that UNICEF had donated 880  tablets to Kaduna state in order to breach the gap of device adding that the devices were distributed to 40 schools.


He added that two rechargeable projectors as well as Airtel routers which provided data were distributed to each of the 40 schools.

Meanwhile, Mrs Yosi Samson, head of education management information system unit, Kaduna south stated that the platform was easy and friendly to use.

She added that both school administrators, teachers as well as learners would  be able to study on the platform with ease.

NAN reports that the training began on May 8 and would end on May 22.(NAN)

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