Minister of Education officially opens workshop “STEM and ICT integration at all levels of Education”
On November 22nd, Devotra implemented a workshop covering the necessity of integrating ICT and STEM at all levels of Education. The workshop was organized by Devotra in close cooperation with the Ministry of Education, the Council for TVET (COTVET) and African Bagg.
During the day various key note speakers such as Mr. Fred K. Asamoah, Executive Director COTVET, Mr. Joshua Mallet, Director CENDLOS, addressed the need to integrate STEM and ICT in all education sectors.
In-depth information on how STEM and ICT can be improved in Ghana was covered by representatives from LJ Create and Festo. Devotra presented the case study of the successfully implemented STEM and ICT project “Smart classrooms for TVET improvement in Kenya”. More information on how the smart classroom improves STEM and ICT in education can be found at: www.smartclassrooms.nl
The workshop included discussions amongst the different attendees on how STEM and ICT can improve education by providing digital learning resources combined with (CBET) hands-on training. It was concluded that the digital learning resources and training materials can significantly support the teacher to teach “21st century skills” which focus on three key pillars “think, act and communicate”.
The Ag. Executive Director of COTVET with the team from Devotra and COTVET at the Devotra Smart Classroom workshop in Ghana
You can download the extensive report here