The Tech Module provides tutorials to students from underserved communities in IT by introducing them to use of Microsoft office application like word application, paint application, power point and excel. They also learn to use search engines and learn how to communicate using the internet. Students who exhibit high interest and progress are introduced to our robotics program.
Kofi Anamoah Mensah is the lead tutor with a team of 5 tutors. This module has trained about 80 students from 3 different elementary schools in the eastern region of Ghana. It is currently training it third batch of students from the Adenkrebi Junior High School and Fidelity International School.
This module uses design thinking to structure its curriculum to make it human centered and more engaging so the students can have a more detailed lesson plan and a practical approach to learning about computers. The foundation of the curriculum is inspired by the Ghana Education Services ICT curriculum. The module also focuses on preparing the students for their Information Communication Technology (ICT) exams. Hence, considers this crucial part in structuring of its curriculum.
In the tech module, students are exposed to relevant topics like ethics, integrity, leadership and compassion. Periodic sessions are held to develop students to become ethical and compassionate leaders who will seek to solve problems in their community.
The module has a goal to train more than 4000 students in rural areas in 3 years and about 150 teachers to teach ICT in a more effective and practical way within the same time period.