Savana Signatures Digitizes Basic Schools in Northern Region

Savana Signatures Digitizes Basic Schools in  Northern Region

……….deploys innovative School Management System software “It has always been a case of missing file containing information about a student. School administrators find it difficult to provide information about their past and present students or trace their academic performances and most often teachers will fill in anything to complete continuous assignment records of their pupils if they cannot find previous academic data. This is so because school based data and information are not digitized. This…

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The Use of ICT Tools in Monitoring and Evaluation

The Use of ICT Tools in Monitoring and Evaluation

Resources have become extremely scarce while expectations for development are growing. The search for more efficient systems to measure impact is on. Various governments are also working to improve their own ways of measuring the impact of their investment. The demand for citizen participation in development activities is also increasingly being demanded likewise voices for accountability and transparent use of national resources. This is so because donor agencies, governments and Non government agencies want to be…

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Young People in Charge Project Gets Advisory Board  

Young People in Charge Project Gets Advisory Board   

A 12-Member Advisory Board has been constituted to provide technical support to Young People in Charge (YPIC) project. YPIC which is a 2-year project funded by STOP AIDS NOW!, Edukans/ Educaids, Cordaid, and Aflatoun is an innovative intervention that sought to prevent HIV, spread of Sexual Transmitted Infections (STIs), reduce teenage and unwanted pregnancies while providing social enterprise and financial education to Ghanaian youth. The Advisory Board has the responsibility to provide technical and advocacy support…

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Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five New Health Facilities Selected to Benefit Maternal Health Programme

Five new district health facilities in the Northern Region have been selected to benefit from the maternal health programme being implemented by Savana Signatures. The Technology for Maternal Health project is under a programme known as “Mobile for Access” is a mobile platform that provides educative information about maternal health issues to expectant mothers. These new facilities are Bimbilla, Daboya, Buipe, Salaga and Gushiegu hospitals. Savana Signatures is already implementing Mobile 4 Access in five…

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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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Constrains in ICT and Gender

By: John Stephen Agbenyo – Executive Director, Savana Signatures http://www.unicef-irc.org/research-watch/Development–digital-innovation-and-children/1010/ The lack of clarity of policy and the failure to create a link between policy statement and strategies on gender is a constraint to the promotion of ICTs and gender related issues. As a crucial development component of the revolutionary global knowledge economy, information and communication technologies have been hailed as possible tools to positively impact development efforts in both developing and developed countries (Steeves…

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