Laptop Initiative should Help Shape Productive Citizens

The One-to-One Laptop Computer Initiative, said the Government, is for Fifth Formers, their teachers and administrators, and is to be expanded with a Second Phase, which will include fourth and third formers of all high school students in St. Kitts and Nevis, come September.

The first phase of the project commenced in Nevis last week, when Fifth Form students there, were presented with their laptops.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas said the One-to-One Lap Top Computer Initiative is not simply empowering the individual student but the entire household, community and nation.

“If every household in the community has a Laptop Computer, you are empowering an entire community and if our country is made up of communities, our country and nation is being empowered,” said Prime Minister Douglas as he triggered the process for Phase 2 of the One-to-One Laptop Computer Initiative during a visit to the National Information Technology Center at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Park recently.

He said the financial assistance of the Government and People of the Republic of

China puts St. Kitts and Nevis on the path towards a technological revolution and it is only time that will show the enormous benefits that will accrue.

Prime Minister Douglas during his Cabinet’s annual Independence Visit to High

Schools last September announced that teachers and administrators will also get Laptops during the first phase. 

Basseterre, St. Kitts- The distribution of laptops to Fifth Form students in St. Kitts, at the start of the new school term in May, is being viewed as an opportunity for each student who receives the tool, to help shape them into productive citizens, innovative thinkers, problem solvers, a new breed of citizens, equipped to form part of a Knowledge Society, said Minister of Information, Mr. Glen Phillip.

The One-to-One Laptop Computer Initiative, said the Government, is for Fifth Formers, their teachers and administrators, and is to be expanded with a Second Phase, which will include fourth and third formers of all high school students in St. Kitts and Nevis, come September.

The first phase of the project commenced in Nevis last week, when Fifth Form students there, were presented with their laptops.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas said the One-to-One Lap Top Computer Initiative is not simply empowering the individual student but the entire household, community and nation.

“If every household in the community has a Laptop Computer, you are empowering an entire community and if our country is made up of communities, our country and nation is being empowered,” said Prime Minister Douglas as he triggered the process for Phase 2 of the One-to-One Laptop Computer Initiative during a visit to the National Information Technology Center at the C.A. Paul Southwell Industrial Park recently.

He said the financial assistance of the Government and People of the Republic of

China puts St. Kitts and Nevis on the path towards a technological revolution and it is only time that will show the enormous benefits that will accrue.

Prime Minister Douglas during his Cabinet’s annual Independence Visit to High

Schools last September announced that teachers and administrators will also get Laptops during the first phase.

 

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