Wildlife Warrior Program takes on Digital Literacy Training
The Kenyan government distributed tablets, projectors, teacher’s digital devices (TDD) and content access point (CAP) to public primary schools across the country under the Digital Literacy Program. The aim of the program is to advance Information and Communication Technology in the schools, and is a great initiative from the Kenyan Ministry of Education.
Land & Life’s supported schools were amongst the schools that received these devices. Unfortunately problems on the ground include a lack of reliable power sources and internet connectivity. However these practical issues are not too difficult to solve – what Land & Life discovered however was that many children and most teaching staff had no background in technology and did not know how to operate the devices. Training had been provided in some places by the government but it had not reached all areas and many schools were left with devices they could not operate gathering dust in locked cupboards.