Officials of Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) have commenced the supply of 200,000 i7 laptops and 1 million tablets with WiFi Internet connectivity to all private schools in Ghana.
The move forms part of the Council’s revolutionary interventions; building technological structures within schools that fall under GNACOPS in the wake of COVID-19.
Per the breakdown on distribution, teachers will receive 200,000 laptops.
1 million has been allotted to students, all based on instalment payment (within 36 months).
An internet connectivity with a high speed as disclosed by executives of the Council will be an added advantage.
The foregoing monumental intervention is carried out in partnership with Celtel Networks Limited and P2S Ghana Limited.
Official launch and installation was done in Kumasi on Monday 2nd August 2021 at Janet Educational Complex.
Briefing the media, the Executive Director for GNACOPS Mr. Enoch Kwesi Gyetuah remarked that an official agreement has been signed to that effect.
Per their projections, all schools under the Council will be connected unto the technological platform in question within the next 2 months.
He described the intervention as an ideal way of boosting educational delivery as they ensure that students are equipped with contemporary technological tools.
President for Celltel Networks Limited Dr. Prince Kofi Kludjeson underscored the program as very laudable.
He therefore advised government and NGOs to partner with and do same.
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Celltel Networks Ltd has been authorized by the National Communication Authority (NCA) as a Telecommunication ISP company to provide nationwide internet Wifi with Vsat cloud Satellite in Ghana.
As part of GNACOPS mandate, Celltel will use its Smart Technology Platform that will be powered by Cisco Networks Inc. USA to provide connectivity to all the member private schools in Ghana.
GNACOPS’ next face will see to collaborate with Celltel who is currently Completing an industrial State of the art Factory in Ghana for Laptops, Tablets, Google Smart Tvs , Smart Phoneeq Smartphones to all Staff and Teachers with Wifi Data.