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LAUNCH OF ICT FOR GIRLS  THROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY PROJECT

ICT4G through public libraries is a joint project planned by Tanzania Library Services Board (TLSB) , School of Library, Archives and Documentation Studies (SLADS) and the  Invention and Technological Ideas Development Organization  (ITIDO) under the sponsorship of SPIDER and EIFL. Lead by ITIDO the program is run by SLADS as an extension program on ICT training to secondary schools around Bagamoyo town in the Coast Region of Tanzania. More details click here

TLA AND COTUL involvement
The School takes pride in having two of its tutors elected to positions in the two national organisations and these are Irene Saria and Consolatha Joseph Mallya. Irine Saria tutor was elected Deputy Secretary General of the Tanzania Library Association at the recently ended Annual General Meeting of the Association held in Singida in February 2013. Irene Saria is head of the Certificate Studies at the Central Library in dar es Salaam.

Consolatha Joseph Mallya has been appointed to the ICT Committee of COTUL. Ms Mallya is a tutor in Bagamoyo and is the Coordinator of ICT in the School assisted by Mr. Ngowo. The other members on the committee are Bogota Saganda and Paul Muneja is the chairperson of the Committee.

Developments in Infrastructure
ICT – The School has had a boost in its ICT capacity through aid from the Tanzania Education Authority which comprises of 25 new computers, a scanner, printer and two TV sets for the Students hall and also the Staff room. The arrival of 25 computers adds to the already existing 15 computers which were donated by UNESCO.

A new building for female students’ hostel has been completed. The hostel has capacity to accommodate 64 female students and it is ready for use with effect from the new academic year which starts on 3 September 2012 


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