IU SIGNS MOU TO TRAIN TEACHERS IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

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Inoorero University has entered into an agreement with PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute today April 19, 2012. The collaboration is one of the few that IU has signed with other relevant institutions to provide ICT training skills to teachers through the ICT Based Teaching and Information Management (IBTM).

Speaking during the signing the Vice Chancellor Prof. Henry Thairu said that currently discussions are underway with the Kenya Institute of Education to avail content for teachers.

The Principal PC Kinyanjui Technical Training Institute Mrs. Callista Gitobu said that teachers are now eager to embrace ICT in their teaching curriculum and added that once the programme picks up, it would be helpful to many teachers. The institution is one of the training centres that will play a big role in providing the necessary skills to teachers.

Those in attendance included Prof Peter M. Gitu, Chairman Board of Governor, PC Kinyanjui, Prof. Samwel Kange’the IU DVC-ARS and Prof. Tom Wamalwa Dean School of ICT.