Schools to be digitalised in Nairobi
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Schools to be digitalised in Nairobi

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A plan worth Sh18 billion has been made to equip schools and other education institutions with computers is launched in Nairobi.

 

The National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Strategy for Education and Training plan aims at all educational institutions to be equipped with digital technology equipment in the next five years. It is also meant to ensure that the technology is fully integrated in all academic programmes and school management as well as Ministry of Education departments. It is also meant to ensure that the technology is fully integrated in all academic programmes and school management as well as Ministry of Education departments. The plan is jointly prepared by the ministry and the Kenya ICT Trust Fund, which brings together more than 20 government agencies and private firms. Kenya has 20,000 primary and 4,302 secondary schools, 641 of them private. The ratio of computers to students in public universities stands at one to 45 while in secondary schools; it stands at one to 120 students.

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