Every student in Ghana to get a tablet– Vice President

published Jan. 18, 2023, 10:29 a.m. by mariamagboola

Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said the government will provide senior high school students with electronic tablets this year.

Dr Bawumia said “this game-changing development” is aimed at equipping the students with the relevant materials for their studies. 

Speaking at this year 'New Year School Conference at the University of Ghana, Legon on Tuesday, Dr Bawumia said 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 plans to provide free accessibility to internet in both the secondary and tertiary institutions to improve teaching and learning.

Government, he said has already awarded the contract for the first batch of Wi-Fi installations to begin in some secondary and tertiary institutions as part of the project#

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Mariam Agboola

A graduate of Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria,had a stint in the teaching profession berfore going to a post graduate Diploma in Journalism. Ever since she has remained in the profession for which she is passionate about and she tells those that care to listen that "it is the best profession in the universe"