My quest to ensure quality education grassroots education

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Hello everybody and greetings from Ghana. Long time. It's been years of my absence from this vibrant community of young change-makers to make our world a better place. Voices of Youth is my home and I am so excited to be back, this time for good to add my voice and action to unite the world for realistic positive change. While I was away, I have been involved in some projects which I want share with you all a couple. These projects are centered around education in Ghana targeting children in dep...


BASIC SCHOOLS RECEIVE FREE LAPTOPS.

Posted October 12, 2011 Avatar Dexter

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Under the governments’ quest to encourage the studies of information communication technology(ICT) in Ghana,the government and its partners rLg communications,a Ghanaian technology manufacturing firm have started the programme with a target to reach all schools with 60,000 child-friendly laptops to aid pupils in ICT development.This is in light of how the world is now made up of wires in a sense that the global economy is driven by ICT and so would want to instill in the future generation of G...


The Effect of Social Media on Today's World

Posted August 25, 2011 Avatar Dexter

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Recently,the world has seen a lot of protests, riots and demonstration by a lot of young people who feel that they have been cheated in one way or the other by governments in the country they come from some resulted in acts of violence as a result of these developments. As we see on television and listen on the radio about the protests of young people, we come across a large turn-out at these protests and you could ask yourself what kind of media do organizers use to mobilize the youth because t...


“Achieving Universal Primary Education:” What Ghana is doing.

Posted March 22, 2011 Avatar Dexter

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The number of schools and enrollment rates has increased tremendously over the years due to various reforms and new policy measures instituted by government. The number of kindergartens (KG) has increased from 14,246 in 2006/07 to 15,449 in 2007/08 following government’s policy mandating each primary school to have a kindergarten attached to it. The Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) for KG has subsequently increased from 89.0 percent in 2006/07 to 89.9 percent in 2007/08. The number of primary schoo...


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    i am a student journalist,environmentalist,blogger,youth activist and proudly Ghanaian.I love to work with like-minded young people poised for change in our world for better. I love speaking on radio to reach out masses with messages of hope and awareness to certain dangers of life and how we can together tackle for difference in lives of young people.


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