Lagos State Council for Universal Basic Education (LSUBEB) trained its budget, EMIS and evaluation officers on Microsoft Excel and Office 365.
The four-day retreat held in the Multipurpose Boardroom aimed to equip officers on the software application of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), the introduction to the HIV / AIDS family life indicator (FLH) with monitoring and evaluation report templates.
In his remarks, the executive chairman of the board, Wahab Alawiye-King, said that the retreat was designed to improve its effective and efficient education management information and also to solve problems related to service delivery. budget, monitoring and evaluation in the basic education system.
He explained that the data collection will help the basic education sub-sector to consolidate the gains in the field of digitization.
âThis is one of the key factors to achieve the third pillar of the THEMES, education and technology agenda of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
The president said data capture helps unveil smarter and more accurate decisions, adding that it is the process of building a model that will help define the future direction of the board.
Alawiye-King described the data analysis as mathematical, practical and oral in contrast, noting that the integration of technology has strengthened learning and teaching activities in public primary schools.
âWith the rapid changes and development of the Nigerian education system and indeed global ICT recently, it has become more imperative for us to converge and assess our challenges and strategize for better planning, research and development. statistical activities, âhe said.
He called on participants to take advantage of the workshop as it will address the gaps in data collection and analysis and facilitate the presentation of a timely and reliable educational report for planning and management decision-making.
âAs those in charge of EMIS, planning and budget, you should be able to access the data in our database, we should be able to tell what is currently happening in our schools and what will happen at the to come up. “
Dr Hakeem Shittu, board member responsible for planning, research and statistics, said the workshop aimed to keep officers up to date with the tools needed for data processing and analysis.
He instructed them to take advantage of the training and acquire knowledge that will make them effective in their profession.
Dawid Consultancy Managing Director Mr. Nelson noted that the workshop will equip participants with the necessary skills in data processing and also produce a valuable report on data collection and evaluation.