REPORT ON ICT SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY
THE BUILD NEW NIGERIA NETWORK (BNNN)
(15 July 2022)
The seminar took place at Adeniran Memorial Grammar School, Ogbomoso at exactly 10:35 am with an opening prayer from one of the students who were orderly arranged into the hall by Mrs. Akinola representing the principal of the school. There were 9 volunteers across various fields present and a total number of 57 Students. The organization was able to provide 5 functioning laptops, a projector, and internet access and power supply source for the seminar.
An Introductory session was led by Oladokun Babatunde Isaiah who charged them with important steps they need to take to achieve success. There was a brief interactive session with the students and an orientation about BNNN. This leads to greater cooperation among the students throughout the seminar.
In addition, there were sessions on Microsoft word and basic functions led by Mr. Odetunde Stephen, Microsoft Excel and its usage led by Mr. Ayoola John, Google and its applications led by Mr. Adeleke Tosin with each session lasting for a minimum of 30 minutes each. The featuring students’ participation, engagement were evaluated through answering of questions and detailed solutions provided.
Furthermore, there was an intensive practical session with the students divided into 5 different groups. Each group was monitored and supervised by Mr. Oladokun Babatunde, Mr. Odetunde Stephen, Mr. Adedeji Oladayo Israel, Miss Oluwatosin Ojo and Mr. Akorede Bashit for a one on one mentorship on the above mentioned; this yielded a greater impact and better results as they were more thrilled to carry out ICT operations themselves. Adejumobi Peace Adetayo and Olujide Oluwaferanmi Abisola supported the facilitators during the practical session.
The students were able to use ICT tools like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Gmail effectively. The students were motivated and inspired to practice what they have gained in the course of the seminar. The school requested for ICT center for their students to be able to practice what they have learned. We hope to work with organizations around the world to source for the fund to get one for the school.
In conclusion, there were appraisals for the most active students during the practical session and a gift was presented to the most active student (Miss. Oladiran Deborah Boluwatife) in the seminar. She was given a book titled “the Rules of Oral”.
International opportunities were spelt out for the students and there is a sense of eagerness from all to get involved. The seminar ended at exactly 2: 27 pm. Photo sessions and interviews follow after and lots of positive feedbacks were noted from the students and teacher that represented the school.