The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), as part of its mandate to foster the use of Information and Communications Technology in Ghana, has equipped 161 basic schools and Community Information Centres across the with ultramodern ICT laboratories.
The purpose of this exercise is to facilitate the study of ICT in these schools, in an effort to enhance the knowledge of these school pupils in the subject. The installation forms part of the Cyberlaboratory Programme School Connectivity Project, which seeks to, among other things, enable the study and development of new technologies to help students improve upon their skills in ICT and contribute to the improvement of beneficiary Schools/Institutions, and therefore to society as a whole.
This phase of deployment was carried out in schools and communities in the Eastern, Volta, Brong Ahafo, Ashanti, Western, Central and Greater Accra Regions. The next phase of deployment will be done in the Northern, Upper East and Upper West Regions.
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