National ICT Quiz Competition – Sawla Girls Model Junior High School Tops All

National ICT Quiz Competition – Sawla Girls Model Junior High School Tops All

  Sawla Girls Model Junior High School based in Sawla/Tuna/Kalba District in the Northern Region has won this year’s National ICT Quiz Competition. The school represented by Tomah Lydia, Adams Janaba and Gien Monica scored a total of 69 points to beat Darul Hardis and Ho Poly Junior High Schools to win this year’s competition. Darul Hardis JHS represented by Abdulai Fuseina, Ahmed Arimiyaw and Mohammed Abdul Haliq scored 62 points to win the second…

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Ho Poly Basic School to represent Volta region in National ICT quiz

Ho Poly Basic School to represent Volta region in National ICT quiz

Ho, Feb. 06, GNA – The Ho Polytechnic Basic School in Ho would represent the Volta Region in a National Information Communication Technology (ICT) competition at Tamale. The School won the regional event, coming tops among 10 schools and being certain to annex the national trophy in two weeks. Savana Signatures, an ICT for development non-governmental organization, put the event together to stir-up the interest of school children in ICT. Pupils of Ho Polytechnic Basic…

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NGO Consortium Launches Report on Availability and Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning in schools

NGO Consortium Launches Report on Availability and Use of ICT in Teaching and Learning in schools

A consortium of non for profit making organizations using ICT to promote development  and education in Ghana have inaugurated a network known as Connect for Change (C4C) Education Ghana Alliance. The Alliance comprising Savana Signatures, IBIS in Ghana, Producer Enterprises Promotion Centre, Women and Development Projects, Presbyterian Education Unit and the Ghana Information Network for Knowledge Sharing (GINKS) was formed in 2014 to help promote the use of ICT in delivery of quality education to…

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18 Teachers in Northern Region Train on Sexuality Reproductive Health And Rights

About  eighteen (18) teachers in the Northern Region have been trained on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE). The Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and Comprehensive Sexual Education (CSE) is an education programme designed by Savana Signatures (SavSign) to equip teachers in basic schools knowledge about sexuality and sexual education to enable them effectively deliver reproductive education to pupils. The programme which is being implemented under  My World and My…

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COMMUNICATIONS/SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

Savana Signatures is offering a non-paid internship to a communications and social media professional. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about writing and looking to contribute their talents to making a positive impact in Ghana. We are looking for a person who enjoys telling a story that captivates and inspires. You will work with a young but amazing, dedicated team to develop content (articles, stories from the field, short impact stories). The Communications/Social…

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SAVANA SIGNATURES TRAINS TEACHERS ON ICT PEDAGOGY

SAVANA SIGNATURES TRAINS TEACHERS ON ICT PEDAGOGY

  Savana Signatures’ Integration of ICT in Education Project (IIEP II) generally seeks to resource schools and build the capacity of teachers, head teachers, and other administrators of education with the aim of improving teaching and learning. This idea hinges on the belief that the ICTs could be used to facilitate teaching and learning, and improve the performance of students. In line with this objective, a pedagogy training was held for teachers from 23rd September…

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Female Teachers Using Technology

The use of ICT tools in education has become very important for the development of the educational sector and improvement on teaching and learning outcomes. It has been quoted by many that ICT education is now equally important to the learning of math and Science in schools; the famous of these quotes is by Bill Clinton, the former US President; he said “Technological literacy must become the standard in our country. Preparing children for a…

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Sexual Health Education Plus (She+) Project Launched In Tamale

Sexual Health Education Plus (She+) Project Launched In Tamale

Many reproductive health programs in Ghana target young people in school because they are thought to be very vulnerable. This means those that are out of school do not benefit or receive very little reproductive messages from uninformed friends because most parents do not discuss sexual related issues with their children. To bridge this gap, Savana Signatures, an ICT for Development (ICT4D) organization in Ghana, launched a project dubbed Sexual Health Reproductive Plus (SHE+), yesterday…

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One Week Refresher Training For Teachers (WSWM)

One Week Refresher Training For Teachers (WSWM)

As part of the piloting process of the WSWM in Ghana, Savana Signatures organized a one week refresher training for teachers who are currently facilitating weekly lessons on the World Starts With Me (WSWM) for students in 4 Junior High schools the Northern Region and 4 Vocational Technical Institutes in and Upper West Region of Ghana. The training was facilitated by Jo Reinders and Yuri Ohlrichs who are both Technical Advisors of Rutgers WPF. The…

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