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Glo Mobile Tutor, new mobile education app unwrapped for Nigerians

Glo Mobile Tutor, new mobile education app unwrapped for Nigerians

Globacon Nigeria has announced the launch of a mobile-based educational application called Glo Mobile Tutor.

According to the mobile network operator, the mobile app is an innovative platform featuring full Junior and Secondary school curricula that had been specially designed to give instant knowledge and prepare students for examinations. The application is rich in content such as lecture notes, live video lectures, timed mock exams, structured assignments, revision videos and a segment tagged Talk to Counsel.

Bolanle Ogundogba, Sales Director, Glo 1 Enterprise says “Globacom is committed to the development and education of the Nigerian child. Glo Mobile Tutor provides instant knowledge and puts the power of education within the reach of every child in all the 774 local government areas of Nigeria.”

She explained at the recent launch in Lagos that “Glo, having realized that there’s a relatively low literacy rate in Nigeria and Africa, found the need to introduce this service with the application and contents provided by Roducate.”

The innovative learning tool is loaded with both West African and British Curricula and has been endorsed by the relevant educational bodies such as the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), the National Educational Research Development Council (NERDC) and Federal Ministry of Communication Technology.‎

The Glo Mobile Tutor is one of the many innovations that Globcom has introduced as part of its commitment to better the lives of Nigerians. The plan is open to both new and existing subscribers. To enjoy the service, subscribers are to text EDUW to 4244 at N75 weekly, or EDUM to 4244 at N150 monthly.

Segun Raheem, Chairman of Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Union of Teachers, says “we are phasing out paper work; this application will help our students study on the go”. According to him, Glo Mobile Tutor is an application that provides a more convenient and easier way for students at both Junior and Secondary schools to learn and successfully prepare for examinations.

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Kayode Oladeinde Technology Journalist at Technology Times. Mobile: +234 (0) 7031526929