Education Minister Priya Manickchand on Thursday commissioned a smart classroom at St. Stanislaus College to the tune of $5.5 million. In addition to outfitting the classroom with an interactive board and camera, along with desktop and laptop computers, the project saw the rehabilitation of the room include electrical works, renovations to the floor, and the installation of lights and an air-conditioning unit.
In brief remarks, Minister Manickchand highlighted that the smart classroom would allow for technology-infused learning, and she noted that it would not only enhance the way teachers deliver lessons, but also the way students learn. Further, she noted that commissioning of the smart classroom is in keeping with the MoE’s vision of incorporating technology to transform the education sector. The implementation of smart classrooms is integral to creating equity and access across the country, the Minister has said. She also commended the institution for its blended approach to education delivery.
A new Board of Governors of St. Stanislaus College has also been installed Thursday afternoon; and Minister Manickchand has encouraged the board members to serve in the best interest of the school.