Kabarak university in collaboration with Kenya national library, Nakuru, and yes you can, had a digital literacy training day targeting library staff, volunteers, Digital literacy pupil champions, and teachers from selected schools. This was to impact the community greatly and reach out to teachers and children from various schools. The event was held on Saturday, July 9th, 2022 at the Kenya National Library, Nakuru
The team targeted six schools and each school nominated 10 pupils and 2 teachers (Headteacher & Teacher) to attend the event.
The team conducted training in six areas (Online safety; Emerging technologies; Tech careers; life skills; peer-to-peer learning and psychosocial support. Conduct training in six areas (Online safety; Emerging technologies; Tech careers; life skills; peer-to-peer learning and psychosocial support. The event happened as a result of an innovation award grant won by Kenya National Library in partnership with Kabarak University awarded by EIFL, Public library, Innovation program.
The activity was facilitated by Dr.Moses Thiga (Director of Research, Innovation, and Outreach), Ms. Faith Yator (Coordinator of Outreach and Linkages ), Ms. Laura Limo ( Lecturer, School of SET), and student volunteers from the department of computing.
Ms Faith Yator holding the trophy and the certificate for the innovation award at KNLs offices
Students from Kabarak university faculty of computing department taking the students through the website developer as part of digital literary training
Dr. Moses Thiga shared some gifts for the students who attended