UNESCO Laureate, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu has reacted to the recent Reports issued out by the Leadership of the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), the group has expressed concern that about 1.7billion children have been out of school across the world following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
The professor spoke to correspondent recently while in an exclusive interview, conducted electronically.
In the words of UNESCO Laureate, Prof Sir Bashiru Aremu: “We cannot be the same again after COVID-19 has gone. We need technology. We need to invest in it”.
“The world is moving and will not wait for us.”It is very important that we invest in technology to solve most of the problems facing the educational sector”.
“As teachers and children were at home, students needed to use the compulsory holiday to prepare well for their exams”.
Recall that following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic as well as highlighting the effects of COVID-19 on education globally, the Registrar/Chief Executive of TRCN, Professor Segun Ajiboye, said that 62million teachers had been adversely affected by the pandemic.