COVID-19: Ogun Commences Digital Classes For Primary, Secondary School Pupils

Ogun state government has commenced digital classes for primary and secondary school students in the state, in order to uphold the social distancing policy, to curb the spread of Covid-19

The state government ordered lastweek, that primary and secondary schools pupils should stay at home for 3 weeks, in order to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the state.

However, the Ogun State government informed parents, guardians and the general public of the commencement of electronic visual learning which was made known via the State-owned Television station, OGTV.

According to the Special Adviser on Primary Secondary and Technical Education in the State, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, it is tagged ‘OgunDigiClass,’ which is an initiative of the State Government in collaboration with the Ministry of Education Science and Technology. she added that the program is aimed at ensuring that learners are being taught while on the unplanned academic recess.

“OgunDigiClass would feature top-notch educators who would handle core topics in English and Mathematics at both Primary and Secondary Schools levels daily”

She added that visual learning will run as follows:

Public streaming on OGTV (Channel 25, 260 on DSTV, 100 on GoTV) between the hours of:

9:00am – 10:00am (Classes for Primary Schools)

10:00am – 11:00 (Classes for Primary Schools)

1:00pm – 2:00pm (Classes for secondary Schools)

Students who do not have the opportunity to be part of the televised sessions could also to visit to watch the recorded version of the classes.

However, students can also send questions on any subject on this platform while the teachers assist them.

She urges parents and guardians to ensure that appropriate measures are emplaced to enable their wards benefit from this arrangement.

she added that the electronic visual school commences 24th March 2020 and will be on throughout the duration of the closure of schools.

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