Wednesday , May 6 2020

Coronavirus: Edo introduces home schooling feature using digital platform

As part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Edo State, the State’s Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has introduced a home-schooling feature on its digital platforms to engage primary school pupils across the state in school lessons with the guidance of parents.

In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Basic Education and Chairman, Edo SUBEB, Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe, said parents can access the E-lesson programme for their children during the stay-at-home period on

She noted that the ‘Home School Holiday E-lesson programme’, is designed to assist pupils stay busy during the holidays, adding, “Parents should augment playtime with these E-lessons.”

According to her, the helpdesk for the programme is available from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, through which parents/guardians can chat real-time with education managers and teachers if they have any questions or concerns.

The SUBEB chair said, “Mobile Tutors are also available for Parents/Guardians who need the assistance. Please call the Edo SUBEB hotline 08091849777 to request assistance.”

She added that parents can access homework activities for pupils on

“While staying at home to ensure safety against the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, you can guide your children to do their home-work listed on our site”, Oviawe added.


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  1. That’s a good idea. But where’s the electricity to generate light for the stay home students. Let there be light before digital studies. The Country without 24 hours electric power supply can never develop. Please find ways to give your people 24 hours electricity supply.

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