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education Labasa Arya Gets Tablets

New technology to aid students with studies SERUWAIA WAQASAQA Labasa Labasa Arya Secondary School in Labasa received 10 tablets on Wednesday afternoon donated by Vodafone Fiji Foundation. Vice-principal Sadhana Lata
29 Mar 2014 08:00

New technology to aid students with studies
SERUWAIA WAQASAQA
Labasa
Labasa Arya Secondary School in Labasa received 10 tablets on Wednesday afternoon donated by Vodafone Fiji Foundation.
Vice-principal Sadhana Lata thanked Vodafone Fiji Foundation, through its Duke of Edinburg Programme (DEAP), the school managed to receive 10 tablets.
Mrs Lata said parents raised their concerns during school meetings if there were any provisions to be given for students to use technology for their school work.
She said with the 10 tablets, it would enable the students to do their research works and other typing materials.
“Now students will not be running to town to use internet,” Mrs Lata said. “Vodafone Fiji Foundation came in the right time and meeting the student’s needs,” she said.
DEAP co-ordinator Avinesh Lal Arya said not only the students will benefit from the tablets but also the school teachers.
Mr Lal said there were only two computers for the school being used by teachers before but now, they will also be able to use as well.
Vodafone Fiji Foundation executive Ambalika Kutty said they would continue to do technology roll out in school to upscale and implement the learning system in schools.
Ms Kutty said there were 30 tablets that have been donated already and another 10 Getek laptops router and internet connect for a year to 26 schools.
She said they would continue to take learning online forum quiz and provide children with congenial learning environment.
seruwaia.waqasaqa@fijisun.com.fj




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