Bill Gate’s Microsoft is willing to equip the sensational ICT teacher who teaches his students without computers.
Somewhere in the middle of February, Owura Kwadwo became an internet sensation after a picture of him teaching ICT with a painstaking drawing Microsoft’s Word Processing tool on a chalkboard. Owura Kwadwo’s infamous Facebook post has been featured in many publications across the world including BBC and CNN.
Here’s what he posted;
Teaching of ICT in Ghana’s school is very funny. ICT on the board paa. I love ma students so have to do wat will make them understand Wat am teaching.
Everybody who saw his post was marvelled but Cameroonian entrepreneur, Rebecca Enonchong went the extra mile to tag Microsoft Africa in her tweet. She tweeted;
Hey @MicrosoftAfrica, he’s teaching MS Word on a blackboard. Surely you can get him some proper resources.
— Rebecca Enonchong (@africatechie) February 25, 2018
And Microsoft replied
Microsoft will equip Owura Kwadwo with a device from one of their partners and access to its MCE program –The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) is a professional development program that bridges the gap between technology skills and innovative teaching. Educators holding an MCE certification can prove they have the skills needed to provide rich, customized learning experiences for their students that incorporate critical 21st-century skills using Microsoft tools.
Supporting teachers to enable digital transformation in education is at the core of what we do. We will equip Owura Kwadwo with a device from one of our partners, and access to our MCE program & free professional development resources.
Supporting teachers to enable digital transformation in education is at the core of what we do. We will equip Owura Kwadwo with a device from one of our partners, and access to our MCE program & free professional development resources on https://t.co/dJ6loRUOdg
— Microsoft Africa (@MicrosoftAfrica) February 27, 2018