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Airtel, Nokia and Pearson Foundation Train Lagos Teachers

By Erhumu Bayagbon
Chioma Okolie, Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist, Airtel Nigeria; Orunsolu Adebayo, Official of Lagos State Ministry of Education Science & Technology and John Edokpolo, Legal Counsel & Head, Corporate Relations, Nokia West Africa
Chioma Okolie, Corporate Social Responsibility Specialist, Airtel Nigeria; Orunsolu Adebayo, Official of Lagos State Ministry of Education Science & Technology and John Edokpolo, Legal Counsel & Head, Corporate Relations, Nokia West Africa

Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has partnered with World's leading phone manufacturer, Nokia and the renowned Pearson Foundation to train select Primary School Teachers in Lagos State on the use of wireless technologies in teaching mathematics.

The Project, which is named BridgeIT, is a multi-sector partnership by the three organizations, combining familiar mobile products and existing wireless technologies to deliver educational programs to teachers and students who otherwise would not have access to some materials.