In an effort to empower girls and women in Information Communication Technology, a ‘Girls Can Code’ contest was organised for selected Basic Schools in the southern sector.
Six girls from each selected basic schools in Eastern, Greater Accra, Volta, Central and Western Regions presented their projects at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE) from Friday, November 30 to Monday, December 3, 2018.
The programme was attended by many dignitaries including the Mr Stephen Baffoe-Director of Finance and Administration, Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Mrs Benedicta Seidu-Director, Girls Education Unit, GES and a host of others.
After the presentation of the projects by participants from the five regions from the southern sector, participants from the Trinity Presby Model Schools were selected to represent the southern sector.
Two of their projects were selected and chosen to represent the southern sector for the impending National Contest. The projects were Website on Girls-Girls Fashion and Quiz Game on Countries and their Capitals.
A section of the dignitaries in a group photograph with all the girls who represented their schools at the southern sector contest at AITI-KACE, Accra.
The Headmistress, Ms Vivian Obuobisa-Darko organized a ceremony to honour the students who represented the school on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, a day which coincided with the 190th Anniversary of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
The ceremony was held at the ICT Centre of the School at Koforidua-Adweso.
Present at the simple ceremony were the Girl Child Coordinator at the New Juaben Municipal Education Office, Ms Benedicta M Addo, Girl Child and Guidance and Counseling Coordinator at Presby Education Unit Office, Eastern Region, Mrs Vida Nkansa-Kyeremateng and other dignitaries.