Joseph Adewole of Nigeria has emerged winner of micro:bit Global Challenge 2018 for the African region.
Joseph Adewole designed a system that detects the temperature of students in a class and lets their teacher know. He designed the device so that students can be treated quickly if they are ill and therefore don’t miss too much school.
Joseph Adewole made his contribution on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 3 – Good Health and Well-being.
According to the judges:
“…the students’ body temperature can be used as an early warning system for proper attention to avoid sickness-related school misses, and to avoid the spreading of sickness within the classroom. High attendance to school would increase the access to information provided by the teacher in the classroom.”
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The Power Of The Nigerian Self-Esteem! By Udeme Akpan
Good day! My name is Udeme Akpan. I am a Nigerian. I am here to talk about the Nigerian self-esteem. The title of this video is the power of the Nigerian self-esteem. What is self-esteem? Self-esteem simply means the value of one’s self. How you value yourself. How worthy you see yourself. Self-respect, self-regard – that is what self-esteem means. It also means the value one placed on him or her -self. What is the source of the power of a Nigerian self-esteem? We have different nature of people and their self-esteem cannot actually be the same measure but there is something that holds those true. That gives us the sense of belonging; that gives us the sense of pride; that gives us the sense of value, respect and regard for our abilities and how we can excel. There are various aspect and source of this power.
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