President Akufo-Addo says the government will build 100 smart Senior High Schools across the country.

According to him, 30 of such schools will be constructed before the end of this year adding that the project will significantly transform the educational sector.

Addressing dignitaries during the launch of the Ghana Smart Schools Project in Accra on Monday, March 25, 2024, the President explained that the project is geared toward equipping students under the free SHS policy with essential technological skills, aligning with the government’s commitment to advancing education through technology.

“The government continues to seek innovative ways to boost further the Free SHS policy. The government is convinced that the next phase of Free SHS enhancement will be propelled by digitization.

“This will alone a seamless online and offline teaching and learning experience. Indeed, the enhanced Free SHS will be environmentally friendly, boost academic performance fitted with info active display and learning as improve productivity. Which is what is giving birth to the Ghana Smart School project,” President Akufo-Addo disclosed.

He continued: “The project seeks to deepen the application of IT in teaching and learning at the second cycle level. It will ultimately enhance the performance of students and prepare them better for higher learning in competitive careers in the future.

“The other component of the Ghana Smart School project is the provision of modernized infrastructure. The government intends to build one hundred smart schools across the country.”

Source: Ghana/