In a bid to help expose Ghanaian female
students to the world of technology and new opportunities, the
government of Ghana has established an Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) club for Tamale
Girls Senior High
This novelty club is expected to be
replicated across the length and breadth of the country, according to
the Ghana's Ministry of Education.
Member of the Female ICT
Teachers Association of the Ghana Education Service, Barikisu Seidu
added that the "club is to stimulate the interest of the
students in ICT learning and application to improve the number of
females participating in ICT, which has become the source of
Seidu said women were the bedrock of
the society arguing that women would always be in a better position
to impart the ICT knowledge onto their children as opposed to men.
"The ICT could enhance girls'
chances of acquiring jobs as well as exploring other vital
opportunities", Seidu said.
The director of Savana Signatures,
Stephen Agbenyo urged the students to make good use of the
opportunities offered by the club.
He noted that the new club would teach
the female students about website development, blogging, internet
researching, and other use of ICT tools for teaching and learning.
(Source: Biz Community)