Huawei Technologies Ghana has partnered with the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD) and the Ministry of Education and has commenced the second phase (Phase 2) of its Digital Technologies training in Ghana.
this digital technologies training prepares Senior High School young ladies with 21st-century Information Communications Technology (ICT) skills
this phase will focus on artificial intelligence (AI), and cyber security as a way to increase students’ awareness of internet security and introduce them to the fundamental concepts of artificial intelligence.
Madame Ama Pomaa Boateng, Deputy Minister of Communications and Digitalisation, officially launched the training in St. Mary’s Vocational Institute and Tamale Girls Senior High School in the Northern Region of Ghana. This year’s training, which started in Tamale, is expected to benefit 100,000 girls, including students in Bono East, Bono, Ahafo, Volta, and Oti regions.
The Deputy Minister demonstrated that the drive was important for the Ministry’s Digital Inclusion plan pointed toward uncovering more youth, particularly females, to the most recent patterns in ICT while persuading them to foster an interest in STEM.
She expressed that with innovation at the focal point of advancement, the meaning of ICT schooling couldn’t be undervalued subsequently the need to include more understudies in computerized abilities preparing to upgrade their abilities limit.
She praised Huawei Ghana for collaborating with the Ministry to prepare more young ladies at second-cycle establishments.
The Deputy Minister urged the young ladies to view the preparation in a serious way and educated them on the substance with respect to having a positive presence on the web.
A few schools yet to profit from the preparation incorporate Our Lady of Mount Camel Senior High School, St Ann’s Girls Senior High, Our Lady of Providence Senior High, and Notre Dame Girls Senior High.
Others are Ola Girls Senior High, Serwaa Kese Girls Senior High, E.P.C Mawuko Girls Senior High, St Catherine Girls Senior High, and Kyabobo Girls school among others.
Huawei, through the computerized advancements in preparing and limited building programs, looks to contribute its amount towards the accomplishment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5, as well as the improvement of Ghana’s ICT area.
Last year, Huawei Ghana in organization with the Ministry, the Rebecca Foundation, Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration and Education, and the Kofi Annan ICT Center of Excellence prepared more than 50,000 young ladies and merchants in Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, and Financial Technology.