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New Access to Learning for More than 100 Million Young Nigerians

Data Science Nigeria's successful 'Learnat Home' initiative's new Learn at Home audio e-learning platform, in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, will provide free, online, and unlimited learning access to more than 100 million Nigerian youths. This first-of-its-kind audio e-learning platform will offer unlimited access based on the national mobile phone penetration, low-data, and basic feature phone requirements. The Learn at Home audio e-learning initiative is part of an extensive effort to reduce the urban-rural learning disparities in Nigeria. 

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Already, more than 4 million students have joined audio classes with USSD/SMS support, where they receive educational materials on key subjects, based on the Nigerian Educational Research and Development (NERDC) curriculum for primary and secondary school students. The purpose of www.learnathome.radio is to ensure children have equal, convenient, and affordable access to quality learning,” said, Chidinma Lawanson, Country Head, Mastercard Foundation Nigeria.

Unlimited Access to Learning for More than 100 Million Young Nigerians from New E-learning Platform Launched by Data Science Nigeria and the Mastercard Foundation

This first-of-its-kind Learn at Home audio e-learning platform will offer unlimited access based on the national mobile phone penetration, low-data, and basic feature phone requirements, and it's part of an extensive effort to reduce the urban-rural learning disparities in Nigeria.

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