Softcom Limited has trained school teachers in artificial intelligence and Python programming masterclass for computer science teachers,
The company also announced the successful distribution of recently launched artificial intelligence textbooks to 250 schools in Lagos.
At the masterclass, which held in Lagos, the teachers were equipped with the requisite skills and knowledge to transfer to their students, with each teacher receiving a free copy of the AI textbook for use in their respective schools.
The Chief Solutions Officer, Softcom Limited, Seindemi Olobayo, said, “We are very passionate about education because it is through education that we can drive change in Nigeria.
“To address the challenges in the education sector, we are doing some research around basic education and the possibilities of broad access. We also have the Teachers’ Learning Network where we systematically upskill teachers.”
“We are therefore excited to partner Data Science Nigeria on this book distribution to various schools across Nigeria,” he added.
The Technical Delivery Lead, Data Science Nigeria, Olalekan Akinsande, said, “We are committed to building one million artificial intelligence talents in 10 years from Nigeria and this masterclass is one of our platforms to realise this vision. We are thankful to our partners, Softcom for making this happen.”