Connect with us

Creative Industry

Passnownow: Turning Cell Phones into Mobile Classrooms

All over the world in recent times, teaching and learning have overly gone beyond the orthodox classroom settings. Tech-savvy teachers and students are taking full advantage of technology both within and outside the school. Besides that technology expands course offerings, experiences and learning materials, it also supports round-the-clock learning, builds 21st century skills, increases student engagement and motivation. Technology has the power to transform teaching by ushering in a new model of connected teaching.

Given that the web and mobile are the new teachers, is thinking out of the box. The Nigeria’s Prime Learning based Social Community for Teenagers and Young School Leavers has since begun engaging with secondary school students. embodies an online study platform which provides secondary school students with upbeat, on-the-go solutions to all subjects in the simplest ways. With, learning has been democratised, as secondary school students have access to enormous academic contents to complement those they get from school.

“Our aim is to set young people up for excellent results in tests and exams, foster real time useful learning and discussions as a lifelong habit and restore the glory of Nigerian education,” explained Toyosi Akerele, Rise Networks CEO and the brain behind Passnownow.

“Our strategy is simple; engage with secondary school students and systematically impact knowledge into them using approach they are already used to, which is to help them turn their mobile phones into mobile school.

“ is a completely free medium for smart secondary school students to stay ahead of the pack, do their revisions and test their knowledge and prepare for their Exams. It also offers a wide range of WAEC and JAMB past questions for students preparing for SSCE, UTME and other secondary school exams.

Besides the educational part of, the site is also the an online community where teenagers and young school leavers can learn, teach, network and catch up with other students.

To get on board students are to sign up on for free to enjoy all the site has to offer or connect via twitter: @passnownow, and on Facebook through


Continue Reading


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Did You Know?


Discover Nigeria



To Top