Kewota leadership today held a meeting with the senior-most representative (Consul) of the Republic of Estonia to Kenya.
The meeting focused on ways boost digital learning and experience in schools through provision of digital content.
The CEO Benta Opande and the National Treasurer Jacinta Ndegwa held 3 hour meeting with the Consul of Estonia Her Excellency Kadri Humal-Ayal at their office in Westlands and got the assurance from Estonia that it is time to boost the digital experience in learning institutions in Kenya.
The collaboration will see members acquire and access all learning materials on their laptops. Kewota will however, assist the teachers to acquire laptops under special arrangements.
“The teachers will no longer carry dusty pieces chalks to class and will not have to write notes as this is time consuming and eats into the much needed time for learning in school,” said Opande.
Kewota has committed in the fist face assist members to acquire these laptops as soon as possible.
” We are therefore asking the government to provide laptops to learners to create an end to end interaction in digital learning, “added Opande.
Estonia is known as a digital hub and is home to many tech companies such as Bolt.
” I am so excited that KEWOTA’s initiatives continue to bear fruit more so, at this point when digital technology is at the centre of the current administration’s focus.” said Jacinta Ndegwa.
Through the partnership, hundreds of teachers and schools acquire laptops to enhance digital learning.
The teachers will access all materials from their laptops hence reducing the time teachers take to prepare for lessons thus improving knowledge acquisition.