Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015. 9:48 am CST.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015. GWEN NUNEZ GONZALEZ Reporting: The University of Belize Gymnasium was filled with anticipation and excitement on Tuesday as students from the University eagerly awaited the conclusion of the official ceremonies to receive their promised Tablets.
According to Financial Secretary Joseph Waight about 9,000 tablets were bought for $200.00 each.
He encouraged the students to use the gift wisely and take care of it.
Minister of Education, Youth and Sport Hon. Patrick Faber said that the Tablets were promised by the Prime Minister, which ties into the Ministry of Education’s goal to have technology in the classrooms.
He encouraged the students to surf the World Wide Web to enhance their learning.
The Vice President of the Belmopan Campus Student Council, Darwin Slusher, received the first Tablet from Hon. Faber.
The distribution was done by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports Personnel.
Few of the recipients expressed their gratitude and said the tablet is a welcomed gift.
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