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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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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Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Our Latest Newsletter: Creating Paradigm Shift in Development using ICT

Savana Signatures is 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 of “A society where relevant information, knowledge and skills for development are enhanced by equal access to and use of ICT”. The organization over the years has lived and followed…

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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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Savana Signatures Launches Ghana Version of the World Starts With Me

Savana Signatures Launches Ghana Version of the World Starts With Me

Savana Signatures (Savsign) has launched yet innovative project called the World Starts with Me (WSWM). The WSWM is a computer-based comprehensive sexuality education designed for in-and out-of-school children between the ages of 12 and 19. The project combines IT skills with creative expression packaged to attract young children to learn and know more about their sexual and reproductive health and rights. The WSWM project which was piloted in over 17 schools in the Northern, Upper…

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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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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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