GHANA READS DEPLOYED IN KRACHI WEST
As part of the contract signed with World Vision Ghana, OLE Ghana was tasked to deploy Ghana Reads to four schools in Krachi West. These four schools are Kwaakue D/A primary school, Kpatchu D/A primary school, Abujuro D/A primary school and Gyengyen D/A primary school, all found in Krachi West. Like all Ghana Reads deployment, the OLE Ghana team spent a week from the 22nd to the 29th of February 201 in Krachi West to administer the initial training and also set up in the schools.
The aim of the initial training is to help introduce the teachers to OLE Ghana and also enable them understand the concept of the Ghana Reads Project as well as its pillars. It is also aimed at changing the mindset of teachers and introduce to them the concept of the ”new teacher” and such was the case in Krachi West. The teachers in Groups were asked to discuss the role of the “new teacher” After which they discussed their ideas.
After the training the OLE Ghana Tech team set up the technology in the schools afterwhich the teachers was guided to register themselves and then their pupils, followed by a session with the lead teachers who were to lead the project in the schools. In all the schools each received laptop, projector, wifi device, raspberry pi, tablets, headphones, speakers, stabilizer, camera and printer.
OLE Ghana is impressed by the attitude of the teachers towards the introduction of the innovation and also their willingness to learn and is hopeful the introduction of the programme in the schools will not only help in improving the reading and learning abilities of the pupils but also improve on the delivery of the teachers.