BREAKING NEWS: MAHAMA TO OFFER FREE APPLE LAPTOP TO SHS STUDENTS NEXT MONTH
President John Mahama has revealed that, government will soon launch a pilot program to distribute free tablet computers to students in junior and senior high schools, to streamline access to learning materials, the tablets will facilitate access to electronic textbooks and other relevant materials that will aid learning by students.
He said the pilot if proven successful will be replicated across the country.
Highlighting the 2016 National Democratic Congress (NDC) Manifesto, President Mahama said government will reinforce its determination to eliminate schools under trees by 2021 as well as provide free school uniforms and free exercise books and free school sandals to students.
The event is a prelude to the main Manifesto launch on Saturday September 17, in Sunyani in the Brong Ahafo Region.
President Mahama also promised to expand the free school feeding program, increase the capitation grant by 0 as well complete the remainder of 200 community day senior high schools he promised in his 2012 manifesto.
SOURCE: Daily Graphic