The ICT Department hosts delegates from the Ministry of Education from Côte d'Ivoire for a benchmarking session
By Eric Kemei
The University’s ICT Department recently hosted a delegation from the Côte d ‘Ivorian Ministry of Education on Tuesday, March 10. The delegation visited the Campus to learn more about the Biometric system implemented in classrooms, the Library and at the gate, in order to understand how the University uses the system to manage access to campus and its potential impact on student retention.
The Government of Côte d'Ivoire is currently providing financial assistance to private schools and they wanted to setup a biometric system in order to better manage the student population through real-time the monitoring of school attendance.
Part of the delegates were: Faustin Koffi; Inspector General, Ministry of Education, Côte d'Ivoire; Mrs. Valérie Zoudiet Coulibaly; Managing Partner, International Bilingual Schools of Africa (IBSA); Mr. Mme Toungara Mamenet; Director from the Ministry of Education, Côte d'Ivoire and Ambehm Kouassi Jonas; Technical Adviser, Technical Education and Vocational Training, Côte d'Ivoire