Robotech Workshop 2018: Nurturing programming, electronics and problem solving in technical schools

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Tech Era organized its first Robotech Workshop early this year from 11th January to 13th January 2018 as its first project for the year.  This year, with the aim of extending our robotics and electronics module to technical tertiary institutions, we organized a 3-day workshop to expose students [from schools with Tech-Era’s robotics and electronics clubs] […]

Tech Era’s First Technology Capacity Building Program for Blind and Sighted Teachers

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Every year, juniors at Ashesi spend a week out of school reaching out to local and mostly underserved communities through high-impact projects. The week-long exercise, themed service-learning, is part of Leadership as Service, a course that requires students to do a minimum of forty hours of community engagement. One of such projects was the Tech […]

Tech Era Works with Melton Fellows to Solve 3:1 Student-Computer ratio in Rural Schools in Ghana

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Tech-Era participated in the 2017 Melton Foundation Global Citizenship Conference in Ghana under the theme “What is the role of a global citizen in a world that is in flux?” Ashesi University College hosted this year’s Global Citizenship Conference and Tech-Era was privileged to partake in its two-day design thinking session. These sessions were aimed […]

Gender misrepresentation: A Luxury we cannot afford in STEM

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“We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering and math” -Michelle Obama Tech Era is dedicated to the principle that women are indispensable in facilitating technological advancements just as much as facts are indispensable in science or engineering in the […]