Group promotes IT, business platform for schools

The Association for Childhood Education Practitioners (ACEP) has established Private Xpo Network, a virtual collaborative platform for children and other stakeholders to boost learning.

President of ACEP, Islamiat Olaitan-Oshodi, unveiled the initiative in Lagos, with benefitting schools including Christ Church Cathedral school, Anglican Girls Seminary schools, St Mary’s Girls School and St Peter school, Lagos lsland.

Olaitan-Oshodi, who described the initiative as part of a global response network to education in Nigeria, appealed to stakeholders to leverage the next generation learning management system, web conferencing tools to enrich programmes in the education sector.

She disclosed that ACEP Private Xpo Network is the port that brings schools and businesses together to network, connect and collaborate.

“When at the port, all stakeholders have access to share resources at the port, and it eventually becomes a virtual shopping mall. As an online attendee at ACEP Private Xpo Network, you can move from one virtual booth to the next, and with a laptop you can pick everything you want,” she stated.

The ACEP President added that the platform would cater to various events such as the international children’s celebration, graduation day, prize giving day, schools yearly inter-house/inter-schools sports competitions, cultural day festivals, healthcare, financial literary conferences.”

Olaitan-Oshodi added the project would help persons in the public and private sector showcase their products and services at the virtual exhibition booth for daily massive traffic, qualified lead, higher search engine optimization ranking and additional new sales.