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 Thursday, July 18, 2013


THEME: Promoting Female Participation in ICT

DATE: 25th August – 31stAugust 2013
VENUE: Tamale Girls Senior High School, Tamale, Ghana

Overall objective:
To reduce gender inequalities by increasing women and girl’s ability to effectively use information and communications technologies.

Specific objectives:
To improve enrollment and the performance of girls in the study of science and technology-related subjects in secondary schools and at higher levels of education.
To increase the capacity of female teachers to provide effective ICT education to girls.

Target group:
100 Junior High School girls, aged 12-17

Estimated results:
Female junior high school students’ ICT skills have been strengthened.
Female junior high school students’ interest in ICT has been boosted.
Female junior high school students’ view of women working in ICT-related professions has improved.
The awareness of female ICT teachers of the specific needs of female students in ICT education has increased.

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