Savana Signatures Builds Teachers Skills in the Use of ICT Tools

Savana Signatures Builds Teachers Skills in the Use of ICT Tools

More than 400 teachers and circuit supervisors from the Northern and Volta regions of Ghana have received basic ICT maintenance skills and ICT pedagogy through the Integration of ICT in Education Project (IIEP). Also, Savana Signatures provided 17 11-seater computers laboratories for 17 basic schools. All these formed part of Savana Signatures’ contributions to improving the quality of education in Ghana using ICT. The effort is also aimed to facilitate the implementation of Ghana’s ICT…

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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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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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Sexual Health Education Programme Opens Discussions on SRHR in Ghana

Sexual Health Education Programme Opens Discussions on SRHR in Ghana

Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) being implemented by Savana Signatures offers opportunity to young people to access free Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) information through their mobile phones. Special mobile phones numbers (long codes) have been provided to enable young people to directly interact with health professionals in each of the regions the programme is being implemented in. This makes access to SRHR information and services private and convenient to young people. SHE+ has…

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Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Ghanaian Teachers Laud Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Teachers whose capacities were built on facilitation skills under the My World and My Life (MWML) Project being implemented by Savana Signatures have lauded the programme for its quality content. MWML is a sexual health and HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum which contained fourteen lessons and a number of interactive learning activities including games that make the learning of sexual and reproductive health lessons educative and interesting. The project offers contemporary sexuality education and focuses on developing…

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Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

Savana Signatures Model School in the Offing

The education system in Ghana since independence has gone through various reforms but these reforms have failed to integrate or make skill training for pupils an ultimate priority. In spite of these reforms, Ghana’s educational system still at large remains theoretical which does not create opportunities for pupils to be creative. There are substantial numbers of unemployed young people on the streets who have passed through one form of education or other in Ghana yet,…

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Reading; the Cornerstone of Quality Education

Reading; the Cornerstone of Quality Education

“Children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the time they enter school are 3 – 4 times more likely to drop out in later years.” – National Adult Literacy Survey, (1002) NCES, U.S. Department of Education. The ability to read is very important for a successful formal education. It is the foundation on which every other form of learning is built. The role of reading in formal education is similar to the…

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Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit Embraces SHE Plus

Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit Embraces SHE Plus

“SHE Plus has a brighter future because of its uniqueness. It will help our people in terms of providing sexual health education and sensitizing them about the usage of family planning devices and making informed choices” says the head of Wa Regional Hospital Public Health Unit, Mr. Zakaria Mohammed. Mr. Mohammed who received Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) team from Savana Signatures in his office in Wa, said “I am highly excited about this innovative…

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10 Female Teachers Using ICT Selected for Fellowship

10 Female Teachers Using ICT Selected for Fellowship

Francis Npong Education is one of the most important aspects of human resource development. Poor teaching methodologies do not only result in poor academic performances of pupils in school but it also causes significant stress to parents aside poor human resource development for the nation. Poor academic performances among pupils particularly in basic schools are symptoms reflecting the larger underlying problems in education. This however called for well-implemented inclusive and innovative educational approaches to address…

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Ho Poly Junior High School Wins ICT Quiz Competition

Ho Poly Junior High School Wins ICT Quiz Competition

Ho Poly Junior High School (JHS) in the Volta Region has won this year’s Volta Regional Inter-schools Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Quiz competition held in Ho. Ho Poly JHS, represented by Ebenezer Afful, Isreal Ahua and Seyram Adadevoh scored a total of 31 points to beat nine (9) other schools in the Ho Municipality. The Regional Model School Complex represented by Lilian Adevor, Micheal Anumah and Mawulorm Amadotor came second with 28 points while…

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