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No Child Will Be Left Behind In The Digital Age – President Akufo-Addo1 min read

No Child Will Be Left Behind In The Digital Age – President Akufo-Addo<span class="wtr-time-wrap after-title"><span class="wtr-time-number">1</span> min read</span>

President Akufo-Addo has stated that no child in Ghana must be left behind as far as the fourth industrial revolution (the digital age) is concerned, noting that his administration will do everything within its mandate to carry the country’s student along the path of smart education and digitalization.

Addressing attendees of the ceremony to launch the Ghana Smart School Project (One Student, One Tablet Initiative) on Monday, 25 March 2024, at the Accra International Conference Centre, President Akufo-Addo said to achieve this goal, his administration is building one hundred smart schools to boost the digitalization agenda in schools across the country.

Minister for Education Yaw Osei Adutwum, in his remarks, expressed his delight in the level of commitment demonstrated by President Akufo-Addo and his able Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, to education in Ghana.

He added that with the introduction of one student, one tablet iniative, smart education has taken off in the country in grant style and the education ministry with do everything within its power to sustain the project and grow it.

Under the one student, one tablet initiative, some one million, four hundred thousand students at the senior high school level in secondary schools across the sixteen regions of the country will receive a SM1 10.1 inch tablet with is pre-installed with all the educational materials they require for their academic work from SSS 1 to 3.

The internet ready tablets also come with a solar powerednii Powerbank, a tablet case with a keyboard attached, as well as power cables for both the tablet and the Powerbank. The tablets will be distributed in three phases from March to September 2024. 450,000 tablets will be distributed during every phase of the distribution cycle.