Inject ICT Into The Educational System – Dr. Kludjeson

“The old method of teaching is no more, the need to inject Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) into the education sector is paramount.

“It is unacceptable for some teachers in the remote part of the country to try teaching ICT using any means including the use of stones as mouse and drawing of what looks like computers on the chalkboard to teach the children as we saw on TV,” Dr. Prince Kofi Kludjeson, President of Celtel Network Limited has stated.

He said the world was moving into a computerized reality where ICT use in the classroom was significant for offering students the chance to learn and apply the expected skills.

Dr. Kludjeson, who is a Past President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) was talking at the Ghana News Agency-Tema Industrial News Hub Boardroom Dialog stage on the subject, “The new global economy and technological training,” which was observed by the Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) in Tema.

The GNA Tema Industrial News Hub Boardroom Dialog is a media think-tank stage for state and non-state and business and business administrators to impart to the world and address worldwide issues.

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He communicated worry that, in spite of Ghana’s effort to integrate ICT into schools, numerous students and teachers particularly in rustic regions didn’t have the foggiest idea of how to use ICT apparatuses and most don’t have the materials accessible to them.

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Dr. Kludejeson, who is a Senior Technical Advisor, to the Center for Greater Impact Africa demonstrated, that there was a need to zero in on boundaries challenging teachers in using ICT devices in teaching and said that if those obstructions were managed, it could upgrade students’ learning results.

He called for quick capacity building for teachers in ICT training to assimilate current innovation into the Ghanaian school system.

He said there is quick improvement in the technological space in the teaching sense and for schools that can offer the chance to use current innovation to drive veritable inspirational learning.

Dr. kludjeson referenced that, where educators have an interest in teaching ICT but have sporadic up-skilling, they could fall behind adding that, educators should be encouraged to support ICT for the everyday benefits of innovation in the classroom across all subjects.

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He added that without appropriate preparation and reliable preparation, instructors wouldn’t have the option to convey the advanced educational experience the students would need and that could harm the student’s possibilities of future achievement.

Mr. Francis Ameyibor, Ghana News Agency Tema Regional Manager said that the media having the biggest and vastest crowd is one of the principal methods for correspondence in accomplishing improvement objectives. The term media implies specialist or transporter, which has been gotten from “Medium”.

Mr. Ameyibor noticed the critical need to change the media scene, to create some distance from the chronologically erroneous editorial practice to embrace the new age of media development.

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