Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s basic education reform programme, EKOEXCEL, which was launched in 2019 to transform Lagos public primary schools through technology deployment, was honoured with the Most Innovative Digital Learning Platform of the Year at the 19th edition of the Titans of Tech Awards, held on the 21 July in Lagos.
The EKOEXCEL programme was also recognised for the same category at the 18th edition of the Titans of Tech awards, held last year, further validating the interventions efficacy.
The organisers described EKOEXCEL as not just being at the forefront of Innovative digital learning but is also a leading e-learning provider and enabler with a history of consistency, innovation and passion for excellence with over 13,000 teachers retrained and migrated from analogue to digital teaching using the latest tech and updated curricular.
EKOEXCEL classrooms are rated excellent on two critical determinants of classroom culture: Supportive Learning Environment and Positive Behavioral Expectations among others
Receiving the award on behalf of the Lagos State Government and Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) Hon. Bayo Adefuye, permanent board member LASUBEB, who is also the chairman of EKOEXCEL expressed how humbled and honoured he was to receive the award on behalf of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Executive Governor of Lagos State.
This award shows that his investment in public education is yielding positive results,” Adefuye said before dedicating it to all EKOEXCEL stakeholders.
“We are dedicating this award to all the pupils, the teachers, and head teachers for their support. I equally want to appreciate and commend our technical partner, NewGlobe, for your wonderful support. We appreciate it,” he said.