Gov’t to give free tablets to all SHS students this year – Dr Bawumia

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All Senior High School (SHS) students across the nation will get free electronic tablets, according to plans revealed by the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

According to Dr. Bawumia, the action is a component of the government’s digitalization plan.

According to the Vice President, the tablet would provide pupils access to alternate textbooks.

The Vice President was addressing at the University of Ghana, Legon, New Year School this year.

“This year, we are on course to provide all Senior High School students in Ghana with tablets which are loaded with textbooks on them for their studies. That’s a very game-changing development. We will have past questions preloaded on these tablets that will be distributed.”

To enhance teaching and learning, there are proposals to provide Senior High Schools and Tertiary institutions with free internet access.

The initial batch of Wi-Fi installations for the project’s start at several second cycle and tertiary institutions have already been contracted for, according to the government.


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