Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the government will provide senior high school students with electronic tablets.
Dr Bawumia said “this game-changing development” is aimed at equipping the students with the relevant materials for their studies.
Speaking at this year’s New Year School at the University of Ghana, Legon on Tuesday, January 17, Dr Bawumia said added the move forms part of government’s digitisation agenda.
He disclosed that these tablets will have textbooks and past questions loaded onto them.
“This year, we are on course to provide all Senior High School students in Ghana with tablets which are loaded with textbooks on them for their studies.
That’s a very game-changing development. We will have past questions preloaded on these tablets that will be distributed,” the Vice President said.
Already, there are also plans to make free internet accessible to in both the second cycle and tertiary institutions to improve teaching and learning.
Government has said it has already awarded the contract for the first batch of Wi-Fi installations to begin in some second cycle and tertiary institutions as part of the project.
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