REVEALED: Category of Teachers to receive the TMI Laptops Under the “One Teacher, One Laptop” Initiative
The official launch of the “one teacher one laptop” initiative was held today to mark the commencement of the distribution. At the launch, the Vice president of the Republic, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia underscored that effective teaching and learning is critical to developing the human capacity for work, innovation and creativity; necessary ingredients for capacity building. Teachers are indispensable pillars to this necessary capacity building. This initiative, in collaboration with the Teacher Unions, is to support the vision of the Ghana Education Service of creating an enabling environment to facilitate effective teaching and learning, he added.
The Vice-President handed over 350,000 TMI laptops under the programme in fulfillment of the government’s pledge to equip Ghana’s teachers with the requisite ICT skills to prepare the next generation for the Fourth Industrial revolution.
He also revealed that the government will provide teachers in Ghana with laptops preloaded with educational materials and with access to an E-Library equipped with books recommended by the GES on the various subjects. The materials can be accessed whether online or offline and with free Wi-Fi available in 722 Senior High Schools across the country, access to the almost innumerable resources available on the internet is expected to aid research, teaching and learning.
CATEGORY OF TEACHERS TO RECEIVE THE LAPTOPS UNDER THE “ONE TEACHER, ONE LAPTOP” INITIATIVE.
The Ghana Education Service GES has revealed the category of teachers who will receive the laptops under the “one teacher one laptop” initiative. According to the service, all teachers from KG to SHS will receive one laptopeach. This will enhance their delivery of quality education to Ghanaian children. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR LAPTOP