Access Bank Plc has rolled out Access9ijaKids, a 12-week eLearning programme aimed at improving the intelligence quotients, financial literacy and civic knowledge of primary school children.
The programme is part of the bank’s commitment in supporting the educational sector, especially during the COVID-19 era.
Titi Adewusi, Co-Founder, 9ijakids providing industry insights on the effectiveness of e-learning during the lockdown
In this interview, Titi told Daniel Obi that their intention is to build generation of children who become successful in business at same time become great citizens with right values using games as a tool to help children develop an entrepreneurial mind-set, teach them the values that make them upright. The App which contains many games makes learning in financial literacy, business, understanding Nigeria better and other areas fun. What we are doing is to utilise technology to make learning exciting and entertaining for our children.
The idea for 9ijakids came about from the challenges Titi experienced educating her son. He struggled to learn in school or do his homework but was a marvel at playing games. Instead of waiting for solutions to come, she decided to collaborate with her sisters to flip the problem on its head by creating games to help her son learn.
Chatting it up with Titi Adewusi one of the co-founders of 9ijakids Games, one of the top EdTech startups in Nigeria.
In this far-ranging interview, Titi shares her thoughts on Educating the 9ijakids child, the state of today’s education method, and technology’s role among students, teachers, and parents.
The e-commerce industry continues to grow globally and e-commerce giants are part of the global tech giants of today. We discuss what the Nigerian industry can learn from the global experience and in what ways can we help grow our e-commerce industry.
Excerpt from Interview:
Asides learning about Nigeria, we decided to include games on entrepreneurship and values as well. As I moved from KPMG to The Place, I realised that the level of values in our society had become very low.
I grew up learning that integrity is more important than riches but these days, values mean nothing to a lot of people. And so we decided to make 9ijakids about learning everything Nigerian…….
Article published on Page 26 in This Day on September 6th 2018
9ijakids has called on schools to optimise their technology investments in order to equip our 21st century digital native children……
9ijakids is celebrating Nigeria’s independence in a big way with our Independence Month Giveaway, throughout the month of October. Visit https://9ijakids.com to play the Nigerian Citizenship Game and other games that teach and educate the children about their country Nigeria
When we were growing up, our education was filled with great heroes like Obafemi Awolowo, Tafawa Balewa, Henry Carr, Henry Townsend. There was no way you could get pass the first round of any common entrance examination without being able to accurately recall ……
Life as a member of the 9ijakids Squad..
Int he summer of 2018, Ayo Eniola had the chance for work for 9ijakids, an educational game development company in her home country of Nigeria.
While there, she worked in a variety of roles ranging from editing the game storylines to programming the games themselves. We sat down with Ayo to get the full story …
Watching children of middle class parents play 9ijakids, a Nigerian Citizenship Game, made it glaring that there is a major gap in our children’s education.
The same game played by children from less privileged backgrounds revealed a different result…….
My brother-in-law was telling my sister that since she works from home, he thinks it will be a good idea if they homeschool their children going forward. (lol)
People are predicting that homeschooling will become a trend. Hhmm, as an entrepreneur and working mother, juggling work and family, I am like “please give me full blown school any day pretty please”.
Nigerian educational technology company, 9ijakids in partnership with SafetyChic, has designed a game,’Safety CheckUp’ to equip children with the knowledge of safety as they return to school.
This is an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 , as government has approved the resumption of schools after months of lock-down .
Educational Technology Company, 9ijakids, has boost children’s engagement with Google after both firms struck a partnership content-sharing deal.
The content-sharing deal saw 9ijakids provided colourful, fun and educative stories for Google’s early literacy app, ‘Read Along’, to engage children on the platform.