The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has launched a new of online training initiatives and programs to keep youth engaged during the COVID-19 lock down. With its digital skills and online training, the Youth Innovation Series, Webinars and E-Sports are initiatives the Youth and Sports Ministry is delivering to the youth and Nigerians.
A computer firm in partnership with the Sports Ministry three weeks ago commenced the online digital skills training with over 7,000 youth participating with the chance to get Computer certification badges. The new addition is the Webinars, which will set to start next week, and will further increase online interaction and study in areas of interest to the youth.
This is even as the Ministry increased the tempo of its training programs and added other initiatives targeted at sustaining youth and sports development during the lock down. The schedule for the one-hour webinars has Introduction to Emerging Technologies and Possibilities billed for Monday April 27, 2020; Introduction to Cloud on Wednesday April 29; and Introduction to Data Science and Analytics is set to hold on Friday May 1.