(Vice Principal And Pupils Pose With Training Facilitators From DSTI & MBSSE)
Government Secondary School Bo, one of Sierra Leone’s most prestigious schools, has been at the forefront of innovation and excellence in education since its founding in 1906. The school’s legacy of excellence in academics, athletics, and extracurricular activities has produced some of the country’s most prominent leaders, including Sierra Leone’s current sitting president, His Excellency Brigadier Rtd. Julius Maada Bio.
(LP Project Coordinator at DSTI, Bani Forster, Takes A Set Of Pupils Through A Live Demo During Breakout Session)
As the school continues to adapt to the rapidly evolving technological landscape of the 21st century, it has embraced the MBSSE Learning Passport, a UNICEF-funded initiative that is revolutionizing the way pupils and teachers approach online and offline learning.
The MBSSE Learning Passport is a platform that provides pupils with free access to past exam questions, saving parents money on exam preparation materials. The platform also allows pupils to take simulated exams and receive scores based on their performance, enabling them to identify their strengths and areas for improvement. By utilizing this innovative platform, pupils at Government Secondary School Bo have access to a wealth of learning resources that are tailored to their specific needs and learning styles.
(Bani Forster Makes A Statement On The Overview Of The LP Before Breakout Session)
The Directorate of Science, Technology, and Innovation (DSTI) has been instrumental in facilitating the adoption of the MBSSE Learning Passport at Government Secondary School Bo. According to the LP Project Coordinator at DSTI Bani Forster, “The MBSSE Learning Passport is an excellent resource that allows pupils to access learning materials anytime, anywhere, and at no cost. It is a game-changer for pupils, teachers, and parents, and we are delighted to see it being embraced by Government Secondary School Bo.” – LP Project Coordinator, Bani Forster.
The benefits of the MBSSE Learning Passport are not limited to pupils alone. Teachers at Government Secondary School Bo have also praised the platform for its effectiveness in enhancing their teaching and assessment capabilities. According to one teacher at the school, “The MBSSE Learning Passport will be a tremendous asset in my classroom. It will allow me to create more interactive and engaging lessons that cater to the individual needs of my pupils. The simulated exams are particularly helpful as they provide immediate feedback on pupil performance, which enables me to identify areas where I need to focus more attention.”
Pupils Engaged In Break Out Session & Live Demo
UNICEF Sierra Leone has also been a significant contributor to the success of the MBSSE Learning Passport at Government Secondary School Bo. A UNICEF LP consultant representative stated, “We are delighted to see the MBSSE Learning Passport being utilized by pupils and teachers at Government Secondary School Bo. It is an excellent tool that aligns with UNICEF’s mission to provide quality education to every child. We are proud to support this initiative and look forward to seeing its impact on pupils’ academic performance.” – Joseph Fallah Yondah, Learning Passport Technical Specialist.
The pupils themselves have also expressed their appreciation for the MBSSE Learning Passport. One of the pupils, said, “The MBSSE Learning Passport will be really helpful to me. I can now practice past exam questions, and this will boost my confidence. I now know what to expect in exams and can prepare adequately for them.”
In conclusion, the MBSSE Learning Passport is a vital resource that is transforming the way pupils and teachers approach learning at Government Secondary School Bo. Its benefits are far-reaching, from providing free access to exam preparation materials to enhancing teachers’ assessment capabilities. As the world continues to embrace technology and innovation in education, initiatives like the MBSSE Learning Passport will play a critical role in ensuring that pupils have access to the resources they need to succeed in the 21st century.