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  • Updated: June 18, 2024

UNICEF hails Nigeria's Learning Passport milestone following subscribers feat

UNICEF hails Nigeria's Learning Passport milestone following

The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has expressed excitement over the Nigeria Learning Passport's remarkable achievement of surpassing one million subscribers.

The milestone underscores the collective commitment to ensuring access to quality education for every Nigerian child, regardless of their location or circumstances.

"This platform is bridging the educational gap and providing opportunities for children to learn and thrive, especially in remote and underserved communities," said UNICEF Nigeria Representative, Cristian Munduate. 

"The Nigeria Learning Passport has become an essential tool in providing quality and uninterrupted education to children across Nigeria, she added.

Munduate emphasized the platform's impact, stating, "The groundbreaking digital learning platform was launched to ensure continuous learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and has now become an essential tool in providing quality as well as uninterrupted education to children across Nigeria."

She highlighted the collaborative effort behind the platform's success, "The NLP is a result of a collaborative effort between UNICEF, the Federal and State Ministries of Education, and key partners including Microsoft, Airtel, IHS Towers, Sony, Botnar Foundation, and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE)."

The platform offers a comprehensive curriculum, interactive learning features, and free usage, making it accessible to a wide range of learners.

"The soon-to-be-launched offline capability will also make it accessible to learners with limited internet connectivity, further promoting inclusivity in education," Munduate added.

The Nigeria Learning Passport's features include A comprehensive curriculum covering core subjects in local languages (English, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba), interactive learning with videos, quizzes, and activities, free usage on the platform and data-free access on Airtel SIM cards.

Other features include offline access to content for students without an internet connection, teacher resources and tools for effective teaching

Munduate praised the platform's user-friendly interface, noting, "The platform's user-friendly interface has made it accessible to learners, and the soon-to-be-launched offline capability will further promote inclusivity in education."

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