December 7, 2022

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Huawei acknowledged for contribution in direction of inclusive training

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Main ICT Firm Huawei has been recommended by Ghana’s Deputy Minister for Training, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, for its pivotal function in harnessing the potential of ICT to advertise equitable and inclusive training for all, by means of its Expertise-enabled Open College System (TeOSS) undertaking.

The Expertise-enabled Open College Methods (TeOSS) is an initiative in partnership with UNESCO, the Ministry of Training by means of the Ghana Training Service (GES) and Centre for Nationwide Distance Studying and Open Education (CENDULOS) in addition to different key gamers in Ghana, Egypt and Ethiopia.

The undertaking which is aimed toward constructing sturdy crisis-resilient faculty techniques, seeks to attach faculty and home-based studying to make sure the continuity and high quality of studying underneath regular or disaster conditions.

It additionally seeks to empower beneficiaries by means of enhanced connectivity, digital abilities, {and professional} improvement over a interval of three years. 

Talking on the just-ended UNESCO-Huawei Cross Nation Seminar held in Accra, the Deputy Minister of Training, elaborated on the Authorities of Ghana and the Ministry of Training’s dedication to collaborate additional with Huawei, UNESCO and different improvement companions to realize Sustainable Improvement Objective 4 which focuses on making certain inclusive and equitable high quality training and selling life-long studying.

Hon. John Ntim Fordjour elaborated that, to satisfy the important thing targets of SDG Objective 4, extra digital platforms are wanted as an enabler and the leverage to realize them. Authorities, he mentioned, has on account of this put in plenty of effort by means of trade partnerships to achieve each place the place learners are discovered.

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“We’re enthusiastic about this dialogue happening with Huawei Ghana and the workforce of specialists which are sharing concepts and supporting these very good interventions that the Ministry is endeavor,” he mentioned, as he thanked the UNESCO Ghana Nation Director, Mr. Diallo Abdulmahamahne and the Ghana workforce for his or her constant assist geared in direction of reworking Ghana’s training sector.

The Expertise-enabled Open College undertaking which was formally launched on 25, November 2021 is anticipated to learn major faculty college students, Junior Excessive College college students, out-of-school youngsters and weak teams in Ghana.

Since its inception, the undertaking has been piloted at 10 colleges throughout 10 areas within the nation. Below the pilot, educators and learners had entry to on-line and offline assets to make sure that colleges based mostly in communities with out web entry and electrical energy may benefit from the undertaking.

As an organization targeted on accelerating the digital abilities and the event of ICT skills in Ghana, Huawei by means of strategic partnerships has skilled over 50,000 Ghanaians in superior ICT programs like Synthetic Intelligence, Cyber Safety, Routing and Switching, Coding, Monetary Expertise and Cloud Computing underneath its Ladies in Tech initiative.

This yr, underneath its LEAP (Management Entrepreneurship Development Risk) program, Huawei organized its maiden ICT Job Honest in collaboration with key authorities ministries and efficiently offered employment alternatives for over 200 tertiary college students.