Government Introduces Orbit reader Technology to Visually Impaired Students

The Tanzanian government has said that orbit visual aids for students with vision disabilities will bring positive change in the education sector. 

The Tanzania Institute of Education (TET) Director-General Dr. Aneth Komba remarks during the opening of a five-day training for teachers on how they can use the teaching aids to students with vision disabilities, reported Tanzania Daily News.

“I would like to emphasize the importance of orbit technology to students with vision disabilities as we know the world is currently at a high level of globalisation, and students with vision disabilities should not be left behind, as highlighted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030,” said Dr. Komba.

The training organized by the Tanzania Federation of Disabled People’s Organizations in collaboration with Kilimanjaro Blind Trust Africa (KBTA) based in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together 14 teachers from various primary schools

He called upon the teachers to use the training to enable the students to learn in a friendlier environment.