By Dayo Adesulu
EXPLORING the flare students have for mobile devices, Coscharis Mobile School (CMS), with the endorsement of Federal Ministry of Education, Standards Organisation of Nigeria and National Information Technology Agency, NITAD, has stormed primary and secondary schools with learning tablet.
Speaking at the media launch of the learning tablet in Lagos, the Managing Director, Coscharis Technologies Limited, Mr Mukoro Emomine said the learning device was designed to meet Nigerian educational needs in primary, secondary education levels and for teachers’ development towards improving their learning and teaching techniques in this digital age.
According to him, the CMS tablet which has a pre-loaded e-textbooks as required in primary and secondary schools curricula, also possesses indigenous teachers on core subjects to enhance self-training on difficult subjects.
He reiterated that the learning tablet was an indispensable digital companion for primary and secondary schools students, as well as all teachers across these levels of education.
Talking about the flexibility of the tablet, he said it permits users to use it both offline and online, adding that it has free offline videos and animation to aid teaching.
He said: ‘’It has over 20,000 past JAMB, WAEC, JSCE, Common Entrance and A-Level questions and answers.
‘’Teachers’ e-teaching tools and curriculum for all classroom as directed by NERDC and quick summary of textbooks of more than 40 subjects are in each CMS.
Information about careers that helps your wards, decide on a career and also teaches them how to pursue their chosen career and free training on use of content are there for students to explore.
He said that all the installed software applications are products of Research & Development in the IT industry based on the updated Nigerian Educational Curriculum, both the New Nine (9) years and the Senior Secondary School curricula in all subjects.
While explaining the device features and warranty, he said: ‘’The CMS product device is customizable to meet the needs of every user, particularly for the Nigeria market space.
‘’The device comes in 10” Tablets with the following features: 10” IQuad Core 1.2 GHz processor, IPS Display, 1GB, 16GB Memory, Micro-SD slot for up to 32GB expandability, Dual SIM, 3G + Wifi, Android 6.0 OS, BT, Front Camera = 2MP, Rear Camera = 5MP, 5000mAH battery, 1 year warranty with Plastic back panel, Adaptor & pouch cover.
‘’The software runs on Android Operating System(OS) and functions as graphics virtual and video classroom in all subjects across all classes, providing opportunity for the users to repeat and review each lesson as many times as they desire before undertaking inbuilt exams for self-evaluations to determine the progress in learning.’’