The dream of every Nigerian child for academic success is now a reality with the introduction by Globacom of a mobile-based educational application called Glo Mobile Tutor.
Glo Mobile Tutor is an innovation with full Junior and Secondary school curricula that had been specially designed to provide instant knowledge and prepare students for examinations. The application is rich in content such as lecture notes, live video lectures, timed mock exams, structured assignments, revision videos and a segment tagged Talk to Counsel.
Delivering her address during the launch at the Mike Adenuga Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos on Friday, Sales Director, Glo 1 Enterprise, Bolanle Ogundogba said “Globacom is committed to the development and education of the Nigerian child”.
Glo Mobile Tutor provides instant knowledge and puts the power of education within the reach of every child in all the 774 local government areas of Nigeria.”
She explained that “Glo, having realized that there’s a relatively low literacy rate in Nigeria and Africa, found the need to introduce this service with the application and contents provided by Roducate.”
The innovation is loaded with both West African and British Curricula and has been endorsed by the relevant educational bodies such as the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), the National Educational Research Development Council (NERDC) and Federal Ministry of Communication Technology.
Ogundogba assured Nigerians of Globacom’s continued support for education because of its belief that good education makes a great nation and encouraged parents and guardians to avail their children and wards of this laudable technology with its pocket-friendly tariffs and rates.
The Glo Mobile Tutor is one of the many innovations that Globcom has introduced as part of its commitment to better the lives of Nigerians. The plan is open to both new and existing subscribers.
She said that Globacom is building the best and biggest global telecommunication brand focused on supporting the people with a reliable platform to enable them reach their fullest potentials. To enjoy the service, subscribers are to text EDUW to 4244 at N75 weekly, or EDUM to 4244 at N150 monthly.
Chairman of Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers, Segun Raheem said “we are phasing out paper work; this application will help our students study on the go”. According to him, Glo Mobile Tutor is an application that provides a more convenient and easier way for students at both Junior and Secondary schools to learn and successfully prepare for examinations.