Celebrating Women’s Achievements: Savana Signatures Steps It Up

Celebrating Women’s Achievements: Savana Signatures Steps It Up

Worldwide, the contributions of women to social, economic, cultural and political achievement cannot be downplayed. Women in most countries have been in the forefront of the struggle for stable economic, political and cultural systems. The 2016 International Women’s Day was celebrated under the theme “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The celebration was used to reflect on how to accelerate the 2030 Agenda and build momentum for the effective implementation of…

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Ghanaian Children Marked International Aflatoun Day with Clean Up Exercise

Ghanaian Children Marked International Aflatoun Day with Clean Up Exercise

Young children in Yapei Presbyterian Junior High School in Ghana joined their peers around the world to mark International Aflatoun Day. The day was marked with cleaning exercise and community sensitization on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and personal hygiene. The 2016 International Aflatoun Day celebration in Ghana was facilitated by one of Savana Signatures’ child focused projects known as “Young People in Charge”. Young People In-Charge (YPIC) is a 2-year project being implemented…

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Ghana Hosts the 2016 Going Global Programme

Ghana Hosts the 2016 Going Global Programme

Savana Signatures in February 2016 hosted a group of Dutch students and teachers from the Netherlands under an exchange programme known as “Going Global “programme. The Going Global programme is an initiative of Edukans Foundation that connects Dutch schools with schools in developing countries and raises awareness about the importance of good quality education. It also involves cultural and social exchanges between students of varied educational, cultural and social backgrounds. The participating Dutch students during their…

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Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

A weeklong educational, social and cultural exchange programme between Dutch students, teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts has begun at Savelugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. Organized by Savana Signatures in collaboration with Edukans Foundation, a Dutch international organization is aimed to expose both Dutch students and teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts to cultural, educational and social setups of each nation.

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WE ARE HIRING

WE ARE HIRING

Savana Signatures is looking for a self-motivated person to Join its team as the Programmes Coordinator; join us! Be part of a team of changemakers. Job Purpose: The Programmes Coordinator shall oversee the coordination and administration of all aspects of ongoing projects of Savana Signatures, including planning, organizing, leading, and managing project activities. In order to excel in the job, a program coordinator must: Have good problem-solving skills, be resourceful and take the initiative when needed….

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Edukans’ Going Global Brings Dutch Students and Teachers to Ghana

Edukans’ Going Global Brings Dutch Students and Teachers to Ghana

Savana Signatures will host 31 Dutch students and teachers from the Netherlands under an exchange programme known as “Going Global“. Going Global connects Dutch schools with schools in developing countries and raises awareness about the importance of good education anywhere in the world. It also involves cultural and social exchanges between students of varied educational, cultural and social backgrounds. The participating students during their trips share their experiences with their colleagues back home through blogging.

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Children in Ghana Speak Out on Rights

Children in Ghana Speak Out on Rights

Children should be able to advocate their rights. To do this effectively, they need to be guided and provided with a platform that will give them the opportunity to express their feelings and learn about issues affecting their lives. It is against this background that Savana Signatures has designed children empowerment training module known as the “Young Reporters”.  This platform provides space for young people to learn about their rights, build their confidence and interact…

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ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

ICT in Education Project Builds Teachers, Students Confidence in Ghana-Research

  An evaluative case study conducted on the Integration of ICT into Education project (IIEP) run by Savana Signatures to build the capacity of schools in Northern and Volta Regions of Ghana in the effective use of ICT has shown positive result. The research was conducted by Jig Saw Consult, and commissioned by International Institute for Communication and Development (IICD) and supported by Edukans measured the impact of the IIEP project on quality education delivery…

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ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

ICT Improving Low Quality of Education in Ghana

It is generally acknowledged that for Ghana to make any appreciable progress in its socio-economic and human resource development, substantial resources will need to be directed at improving educational policy and delivery. For instance, in 2011, 176,128 candidates, representing 46.93 per cent of the 375,280 candidates who sat for the 2011 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) had admission to Senior High Schools (SHSs) and Technical Institutions (TIs) based on the computerized selection and placement processes….

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Empowering Girls for Development through ICT

Empowering Girls for Development through ICT

A Special newsletter chronicling how Savana Signatures, a youth-led, youth-centered and gender sensitive programming ICT for development (ICT4D) organization based in Ghana with the mission “To equip youth, women and vulnerable groups with ICT skills for personal and professional development through the innovative use of ICT” and a vision “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT” is empowering girls using ICT. The…

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