22,000 teachers and lecturers in public schools are expected to be trained and equipped with relevant knowledge of e-learning and virtual education policy in Benue state.
According to Leadership Newspaper, some of the schools approved for the participation in the e-learning/virtual education test platform include the Benue State University, Makurdi; Benue State Polytechnic, Ugbokolo; Government Model Secondary School, Makurdi; St. Dominic High School Sachi- Makurdi; Ben Paulian Secondary School, Oju and the LGEA Primary School, Wurukum, Makurdi, among others.
The State Commisioner for Education, Prof Denis Ityavyar,made this known in a letter. The Commissioner expressed that the e-learning/virtual education platform test is preparatory to the official launch of the multi-million naira Benue e-learning/virtual education and ICT education intervention policy of the Benue State government. He added that this is towards making available e-learning resources and ICT soft and hard infrastructure for all levels of Education institutions in the state.