The USPF organised a workshop on 26th June 2014, to discuss and reach a consensus on a framework for partnership with the State Ministries of Education with respect to the sustainability of School Knowledge Centre (SKC) project.

At the workshop, both the Chairman of the USP Board who is also the Honourable Minister of Communication Technology, and the Secretary emphasized the importance of taking advantage of the opportunities inherent in ICTs for developing 21st Century skills among school children and their teachers.  The Secretary advocated a closer collaboration among the stakeholders which is key to the success of the overall goal of the project.

The USPF has been engaging Community Resource Centre (CRC) stakeholders in the respective geopolitical zones to improve local participation and engender sustainable management and usage of ICT facilities.  The workshop in the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria took place on 28th August, 2014 in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State.

Previously, the CRC stakeholders’ engagement workshop had taken place in Gombe, Gombe State, North East of Nigeria on 13th February, 2014, and in Sokoto, Sokoto State, North West of Nigeria on 24th April, 2014 respectively.