UG Students to hold E-learning sessions with free data from Vodafone

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Recent developments pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak has left the government of Ghana no choice than to close down all schools to curb the outbreak of the disease.

The closing down of schools also came as a relief since one of the country’s university’s recorded a case of the novel virus in its jurisdiction.

Speaking at the ministries’ press briefing on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, the Honourable minister in charge of education made if known that despite close down of schools across the country, plans are far underway to bring students of UG and other universities back online to continue the semester.

The leadership of UG has stated that from March 30 to May 15, 2020, its students will be engaged through this electronic platforms.

According to TV XYZ, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has engaged Vodafone Ghana to enable good lesson delivery and access by students anywhere they find themselves


In this development, once talks are completed, Vodafone Ghana is supposed to distribute specific sim cards to students of the university to enable them access free internet for studying since they have already paid school fees that include internet usage levies.

Story By: Cover Ghana


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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog now His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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