GES announces date for compulsory ICT training for teachers

Director-General-of-the-GES-Prof.-Kwasi-Opoku-Amankwa
Director-General-of-the-GES-Prof.-Kwasi-Opoku-Amankwa

Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced date for compulsory ICT training for Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) teachers across the country.

According to GES, as part of the One-Teacher, One-Laptop initiative, all teachers are expected to undergo some basic ICT training to help them use the various e-learning resources that have been made available on the laptops.

GES explained that, following the successful pilot of Physical and Online training in Greater Accra and the Five Northern Regions, the Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with KA Technologies (KAT) and Microsoft hereby announce the roll out of training in all regions across the country.

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The statement signed by the Deputy Director General of GES, lawyer Anthony Boateng (MS), both physical and online training modules commence on July 5, 2022.

Each region is required to follow their respective training schedules shared with KAT and GES for effective monitoring.

Management of GES again said, KAT Champions (ICT Coordinators trained by KAT) will support the training.

Meanwhile, teachers will receive points for their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and certificate for participation upon successful completion and assessment.

Please note, no fees are charged for the certificate. Regional Directors of education are kindly requested to inform the teachers within your region to fully participate.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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