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Positive Role Model

The Special Adviser on Education with Sec. sch Pupils from Oyo State as they presented a Certificate of Recognition as a Positive Role Model for the OYOMESI Character Education programme, to The Group MD of First Bank; Dr Adesola Adeduntan in his office.

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Dr. Bisi Akin-Alabi at the End of the Session Party of Glorious Schools, Amuloko, Ibadan.

Dr. Bisi Akin-Alabi at the End of the Session Party of Glorious Schools, Amuloko, Ibadan.

OYOMESI Pupils during OYOMESI Gbalumo (Cleaner City initiative)

Day 2. OYOMESI Pupils during OYOMESI Gbalumo (Cleaner City initiative) @ baba onilu, Iwo- Road Ibadan

Strand 3

  • Teachers' competency and discount cards were distributed. 
  • Incentive accounts were opened with Access Bank. 
  • Capacity Building Workshops have been held. 
  • In Service Education Training (INSET) was launched.
  • Application for KOICA funding was submitted in Abuja.

Strand 2

  • 4,760 WAEC Series Textbooks were distributed between March and April 2017.
  • The launch of Revision Apps on mobile devices in May 2017.
  • WAEC Boot Camps in all 33 LGAs between March and May 2017 and August 2017.
  • Android phones and laptops were distributed in May 2017.
  • Data capture exercise was carried out in all 33 LGAs between April and May 2017.
  • Edu-portal was created in June 2017.
  • Free French classes were introduced in 3 Cluster Learning Centres in August 2017.
  • Professional Tutors were enlisted in August 2017.

Strand 1

  • Prime Quality Time with the Executive Governor of Oyo State in May 2017.
  • 2,000 scrapbooks distributed between March and May 2017.
  • 15 community briefing sessions held in May 2017.
  • 6 children conferences between May and August 2017.
  • 20 Capacity Building Conferences between May and October 2017.
  • 300 Pupils participated in the OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme, in August 2017.
  • 3,000 souvenirs were distributed from March to September 2017.
  • Character Building Clubs were established in September 2017.

The Next One Year

We have much to achieve, to lay down a robust foundation for OYOMESI. Already, the journey has begun in earnest and much has been achieved since the initiative was launched in May 2017. We have identified the major milestones that we must attain in the next 12 months and we are actively focused on acquiring the resources to achieve this.

Winning Hearts and Minds

How can OYOMESI win the Heart and Minds of our teachers, pupils and their parents? By making learning fun, OYOMESI aims to reignite the passion for learning through;

(a) The launch of Digital Literacy/Microsoft Imagine Academy, which will be carried out by the end of October 2017.

(b) OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme for Pupils.

(c) Inspiring healthy competition through the invention of academic games. 

What is OYOMESI?

OYOMESI is an acronym for Oyo State Model Education System Interventions.

LITERACY: OYO STATE GOVERNMENT PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT AND SIGNAL ALLIANCE THROUGH OYOMESI

In accordance with the Oyo State Government’s quest of developing a capable workforce in Oyo State and making the state become a hub for knowledgeable and skilled experts, the Oyo State Model Education System Interventions (OYOMESI) has established a collaboration with global technological companies, Microsoft and Signal Alliance to establish 8 Cluster Learning and Resource Centres. These are expected to increase to 33 by 2019, that is 1 in each of the 33 Local Government Areas of the state and one in every school within the next 5 years.

LIST OF COLLABORATORS

1. Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Oyo State.
2. OYSG Management Information Centre (MIC).
3. National Institute of Science Laboratory Technicians (NISLT) - An agency of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. 
4. Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. 
5. Ministry of Trade, Industry, Investment and Cooperatives.
6. Ministry of Youth and Sports.
7. Ministry of Justice. 
8. Accountant General's Office.
9. Office of the Special Adviser on Agriculture. 

Promise Fulfilled!

A laptop being handed over to the Vice-Principal (Academics) of Wesley College, Elekuro, for the School's use in accessing educational and e-learning contents on the OYOMESI Portal.

Capacity Building Training for Teachers on Road Safety

The Oyo State FRSC Sector Commander, Corps Commander (CC) Cecilia Alao paid a courtesy to the Office of the Special Adviser on Education, accompanied by other senior officers of the Corps to discuss Capacity Building Training for Teachers on delivering road safety education in Schools in Oyo State.

Happy Teachers' Day

CELEBRATING A PRIME-OYO STAR

The Executive Cabinet of the Oyo State Government experienced a slight shift on Thursday, August 10, 2017, as Miss Adenike Tosin Ajagbe assumed the role of the One-Day Special Adviser on Education to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi. The 16 years old young lady emerged as the pupil with the best WAEC results in Oyo State in the year 2016.

Miss Adenike Tosin Ajagbe who has been honoured as a PRIME-OYO Star, has been meeting and inspiring pupils who will be writing the next WAEC examination, urging them to aim for excellence.

Long Vacation Programmes

Dear Parents and Guardians of Oyo State Pupils,

The long vacation is here again, what plans do you have for your wards? The Oyo State Model Education System Interventions (OYOMESI) has got you covered as it has organised 4 (Four) programmes that will present appropriate learning opportunities for our pupils in secondary school and keep them occupied during the holidays hence prevent anti-social behaviour and misdemeanours.

These programmes are:

OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme

One of the OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme participants attached to the Governor's Office, shaking hands with the Special Adviser to the Executive Governor of Oyo State on Efficiency, Dr Yinka Ayandele. 

TRAIN THE TRAINER (TTT) SESSIONS

In order to improve the academic achievement of Oyo State pupils and the State’s ranking in the yearly WAEC (West African Examination Council) result, the Oyo State Model Education System Interventions (OYOMESI) organised a series of Train The Trainer (TTT) sessions for SSS 3 teachers of selected core subjects encompassing; English Language, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Government and Economics. The sessions which took place from July 31, 2017 to August 4, 2017 were held at selected venues covering the various zones of the state.

OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme

Participants of OYOMESI Job Experience (OJE) Scheme at the Western Hall, Oyo State House of Assembly Complex, today, 7th August 2017.

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