The use of modern digital laboratories in educational institutions will boost teaching, learning and research experience of students and teachers, and transform the ailing education sector, Managing Director, Topteck Services Limited, Mr. Olu Babatunde has said.
Speaking at a news conference in Ibadan, Oyo State, during the unveiling of the lab in Impact School of Language Studies (ISLS), an arm of Impact Business School in Ibadan, he said the technology installed by Toptech in partnership with Robotel Inc., will take the teaching and learning of local and foreign languages to new heights.
Robotel Inc. is an educational technology vendor based in Montreal, Canada. The firm manufactures and markets classroom management systems and language learning platforms across the globe. The facility the firm installed in Impact Business School came complete with computers, headsets with microphones, and an assortment of interactive multimedia programmes, including voice-recognition and recording software.
Babatunde, who is also Robotel Manager in West Africa, said Impact Business School was an addition to the growing list of educational institutions in Nigeria, adding that the school has taken advantage of the technology since 2014 when Robotel birth its innovative products in Nigeria and West Africa.
He said following the response by educational institutions in Nigeria, Topteck and Robotel are already expanding their tentacles through installing language laboratories in various institutions within the country, adding that plans are ongoing to expand beyond Nigeria. (The Nation)