The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT (AITI-KACE)has signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) with the Centre for National Distance Learning and Open Schooling (CENDLOS) in Accra to leverage resources, capabilities for quality and sustainable outcomes in education.
The purpose of this MOU is to jointly Research, Design, Develop and Implement Digitized platforms and Content for educational purposes, enhance service delivery, add value to customers and improve revenue generation, pursuant to the signing of a contract by both parties.
The MOU will leverage each institution’s comparative advantage to support high-quality and sustainable outcomes through effective and accountable mode of operations.
Speaking on the roles of the parties to the MOU, the Director General of AITI-KACE, Dr. Collins Yeboah-Afari indicated that “the Centre will conduct feasibility studies on some current activities of CEDNLOS to identify project impact, commercialisation and funding options”.
In his remarks, the Director of CENDLOS, Nana Gyamfi Adwabouracknowledged the Centre’s achievements and current stature in respect of ensuring equality of education for all, and also underscored the importance of formalising the collaboration between the two Centres. The heads of the two institutions were optimistic the MOU would produce fruitful outcomes.-Ends-
The Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, Ghana’s first Advanced Information Technology Institute was established in 2003 as part of an overall strategy to support the growth of the ICT sector. AITI-KACE’s mandate is to provide a dynamic environment for market-oriented training of ICT professionals, produce globally competitive research and innovation and provide consultancy
services. The Centre facilitates the use of ICT through strategic collaboration for on-line learning, outreach& empowerment, support to e-Government, research and technology innovation for socio-economic development within ECOWAS and beyond
Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT