The Association of Educational and Educational Technologists, Ghana (AEITG) was on Wednesday inaugurated in Accra to assistance developing schooling and discovering pathway bridges by means of technological innovation.
The AEITG will between other individuals, create consciousness, progress the use of engineering, deliver experienced growth, strengthen multi-and trans-disciplinary layout and enhancement by means of instruction.
In addition to, the association will collaborate with world wide specialist instructional and educational technologists whilst advancing academic, professional and personal improvement of AEITG customers.
The Deputy Minister of Training, Rev John Ntim Fordjour, reported establishments in Ghana had been encountering uncertainties with regards to going in the direction of a sustainable system of digital learning and training at all concentrations especially at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
He indicated that govt was hence embarking on an agenda on all sectors at the strategic and coverage stages to be certain that training embraces digitilisation.
In accordance to Rev Fordjour, the recent desire for tertiary schooling as a result of Senior Higher University enrollment, adoption of digital studying (E-learning) could increase accessibility to tertiary training
He was of the see that e-finding out could give equivalent obtain and good quality instruction to all, when practiced correctly, and it could also assistance shut the digital divide since lots of establishments in the state have been hooked on to the web.
“We are in a world that is rapid transforming, and its coming together with some worries whose methods demand from customers that we cannot do away with electronic resources,” Rev Fordjour pressured
The Deputy Minister explained e-learning is not an option and that stakeholders in training had no solution to regulate and change methods in a way that training and studying was sent.
He claimed it was critical to be certain that Information Engineering Interaction (ICT) was not only a subject matter taught in educational facilities but rather translated into skill that was obtained by the learner including that ” you need to have electronic literacy to learn in this world and there is no excuse as to the location of research.”
Rev Fordjour said government was pursuing a number of reforms and sought to collaborate with the affiliation to examine the reforms that would be necessary in its quest to rework results of training.
He reported the reforms were aimed at realigning the basis of the educational programs to adequately satisfy the dictates of the fourth industrial revolution.
The president of AEITG, Dr Josephine Larbi-Apau, stated the association was embarking on a mission that would boost and implementation of academic and educational technologists in all sectors in each education and learning and company organisations
According to her, the affiliation would target on design enhancement and administration, open and length schooling, virtual learning, trainer training, scholarships, student mentorship, company learning and coaching for the two academics and learners to enhance their abilities.
Dr Larbi-Apau stated finding out today was not only affect by worldwide tendencies but also by improvements introducing, that the affiliation has the capability to influence studying outcomes by advocating the ideal harmony of infrastructure to support different understanding environment, the right equilibrium of access to instructional means in all, ideal to bodily and hands-on answers.