ICT boost for Guruve secondary schools Learners at Horseshoe Secondary School use the new computers

Ivan Zhakata in GURUVE

Secondary schools in Guruve have received computers from Government through the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) as part of Government’s efforts to promote e-learning across the country.The schools, Horseshoe Secondary School, Mushoshoma High School and Magaya Secondary School received 30 laptops each, a multi purpose printer and a projector for their ICT laboratories.
The ICT labs are part of the ICT Lab per School Programme which is being done by the Government through POTRAZ.

The learners expressed happiness over the ICT labs saying they will enhance their learning through access to information.
Sharlene Vharitu, a Form 3 learner said she was happy that they now have access to the internet.

“I am happy that we have received computers and this will make us equal to learners in urban areas,” she said.
“This will also help us in our studies through having access to information on the internet. I would like to thank the Government for commissioning this lab because it will enhance our studies.”

Another learner, Ryan Dzvange echoed the same sentiments and said the computers will boost their studies.

“We are now able to use the internet just like learners in the urban areas. The computers will help us in our research and improve our education.”

Horseshoe Secondary School head Mrs Regina Musindo said the establishment of a computer lab was long overdue as ICT was one of the major requirements of the new curriculum.

“We are happy with this ICT programme because it will make the learners get equipped with ICT skills. The learners will have access to the internet and this will enhance their studies through access to information.

“The learners must have technology skills as part of the new curriculum requirements and the lab will go a long way in enhancing education at the school. The community will also benefit from these computers,” she said.

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