Multivchoice has launched its MultiChoice Resource Centres CSR programme that will see 5 schools in Meru get digital satellite technology and free access to the DStv Education Bouquet, which includes seven documentary, educational and current affairs channels
Ntakira Secondary School, Mweru Secondary, St Mary’s Ntanki, Uringu Girls Secondary, Nchuui secondary are among the five schools to benefit from the programme bringing to over 200 the number of secondary institutions scattered in in Meru, Mombasa, Nyeri, Kisii, Kakamega, Nakuru, Narok and Kisumu counties to benefit from the programme.
“Technology and education can blend seamlessly as illustrated in the rapid uptake of the initiative by teachers and students over the years,”said MultiChoice Kenya Corporate Communications Manager, Philip Wahome.
Some of the schools that have benefitted from MultiChoice resource centre programme reflect a diverse cross section in far-flung counties among them; Isiolo (Isiolo Girls High School), Wajir (SabunleySecondary School), Baringo (Chepnyal Girls High School), Taita Taveta (Dr Aggrey
High School) and Nairobi (Precious Blood, Riruta).
According to Mr. Wahome, the DStv Education Bouquet provides a rich and varied learning resource environment that encourages exploration and brings subject matter to life. “It is both a reference source and means for teachers to explain difficult concepts in a visual manner,” he added.
The MultiChoice Resource Centre programme is implemented in partnership with the Kenyan Ministry of Education “While MultiChoice leverages its technology platform and content as a powerful learning tool, our partnership with the Ministry of Education ensures capacity building and ongoing support of teachers unlock the full potential of the resources in the classroom” says Wahome.