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Nigerian Teacher Wins Facebook Award For Developing Unusual Platform For Teachers



A Nigerian Instructor, Dr Peter Ogudoro, has been honoured by the social media large, Fb.

He gained an award, as one of many world’s wonderful digital group managers for growing a “most useful and engaged educators’ platform referred to as Nigerian Lecturers.’’

This was revealed in an announcement launched on Wednesday by the platform, Nigerian Lecturers to the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN).

The award by Fb makes Ogudoro a member of the multinational company’s elite group of 131 excellent group managers on the earth, the platform famous.

Based on the assertion, the platform focuses on on-line teacher-training and angle modification, has over 240,000 lecturers from all over the world, and supplies free steady skilled improvement alternatives to them.

“The platform is a peer-support group for lecturers, who use the platform to comply with tendencies in educating, classroom administration, and college management.

“Mother and father additionally use the platform to be taught efficient parenting types that allow them to collaborate with lecturers for international competitiveness of younger individuals.’’

The assertion defined that the award was given beneath Fb’s Group Accelerator Programme, beneath which the awardees obtain useful resource help to scale their operations and promote engagement inside their communities for a greater world.


The Group Accelerator Programme was designed to ensure about one 12 months of sustained help for the award winners’ communities by Fb.

Ogudoro created the group in 2016 as a constructive response to the frustration he skilled whereas attempting to get training policymakers in Nigeria to undertake and promote learner-centred approaches to educating and efficient profession administration programs, the assertion famous.

The platform added that Ogudoro’s strategies might save the nation billions of {dollars} and make Nigeria a web exporter of instructional providers.

Ogudoro revealed that he was scaling up the platform to assist governments all over the world to coach and retrain lecturers for globally aggressive training, whereas expressing gratitude to Fb for the Award. 

“By means of globally aggressive training, we will ship the tempo of improvement that can banish poverty, and assure a extra inclusive, affluent, and harmonious world.

“I’m enthusiastic about the truth that a strong instrument for the promotion of practical training on the earth has come from Nigeria, a rustic that has been going through monumental improvement challenges for many years.

“The award will present me the platform for a one-month studying tour of the Scandinavian international locations together with Finland with a concentrate on their training system.

“The target is provision of the mental instruments that can assist Nigeria and the remainder of the growing world obtain the demographic dividends they should carry hundreds of thousands of their residents out of poverty inside the subsequent few years by result-oriented pedagogy,’’ Nigerian Lecturers quoted Ogudoro as saying.

Ogudoro is an alumnus of the College of Studying in the UK the place he earned a PhD in Schooling with emphasis on Profession Administration, Perspective Modification, and Diffusion of Improvements in Schooling. He has benefitted from elite training improvement experiences at over 10 research-intensive establishments the world over, the platform revealed.

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