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President Akufo-Addo to Introduce ‘Ghana Smart Schools Project’ on March 25th for Enhanced E-Learning

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is set to unveil the ‘Ghana Smart Schools Project’ on Monday, March 25, 2024, as a groundbreaking initiative aimed at improving e-learning and digitalization across the country.

The project will be implemented in all Senior High Schools (SHSs) and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools nationwide.

The initiative will provide Teaching and Learning Management Systems, Digital Learning Content, and Electronic Devices to all SHS and TVET schools. This technological infrastructure is poised to revolutionize the education system, empowering students and educators with tools and resources for effective e-learning.

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The project is in line with the Ministry of Education’s digitalization agenda for pretertiary education.

The ‘Ghana Smart Schools Project’ is a strategic move by the government to prepare Ghanaian students for the fourth industrial revolution. By leveraging technological advancements, the government aims to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to excel in the digital age, aligning with the global trend of integrating technology in education to foster innovation and improve learning outcomes.

This project is also seen as a vital step towards achieving the Education for Sustainable Development Agenda, considered a key driver for rapid socio-economic transformation. By providing equal access to digital learning resources and promoting digital literacy, the project seeks to bridge existing educational gaps and empower Ghanaian students for a prosperous future.

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Kwasi Kwarteng, spokesperson for the Ministry of Education, expressed enthusiasm for the project, highlighting its potential to transform the education landscape in Ghana.

He stated, “The ‘Ghana Smart Schools Project’ will be a game-changer in our education system, enabling our students to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to compete globally and contribute effectively to the rapid development of our nation.”

 

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