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20.12.2007 Technology

New ICT centre opened

By GBC News

The Head of School Support, e-Toys and More at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports, Michael Avle has observed that education is currently undergoing a global transformation where modern forms of delivery are being employed to replace the traditional ways.

He said quality education therefore needed to enhance a child's contribution to national development. Mr. Avle stated this at the commissioning of e-Toys and More of e-Learning Centre at Atimpoku in the Eastern Region. Mr. Avle emphasized that education is becoming completely technologically-driven.

That is why the new educational reforms which began this academic period has ICT with strong foundation in pre-school as an important focus. According to Mr. Avle, the overall aim of the new reform is to produce globally competitive human resource from Ghana's educational institutions.

In this regard, e-Toys and More as a corporate body aims to provide technological solutions to the educational needs of children and schools.

The Coordinator in charge of private schools at the Ghana Education Service, Mr. Godwin Adjei in Asuogyaman District stressed the need for parents to seriously take interest in their wards education.

The Headmaster of the Central Volta Academy, Rev. Baffour Kyei said the facility is opened to all basic, Junior and Senior High Schools Students.

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