Ghana Library Authority and Eastern Entertainment Group will host a graduation ceremony for the first trainees of their joint Programme “ILLUMINE GHANA”. The event will be held with the participation of the Regional Director of the Ghana Library Board as well as other influential personalities and heads of basic schools in the municipality.
The ILLUMINE “IT” training programme started to support and upgrade computer studies knowledge among students in the Koforidua municipality. It was launched by GLA and Eastern Entertainment Group in April 2023 to improve young people’s sustained access to quality learning, employability, and empowerment opportunities online and offline through the youth engagement center established in partnership with UNICEF.
The first training session was held inside the Ghana Library building in Koforidua, with many more such training activities scheduled in the future.
The press conference and ceremony will mark the graduation of the first group of trainees of the programme of 15 – 22 participants who were trained in internet research, graphic design, introduction to computer and spreadsheets which saw most of the graduates designing media assets like calendars, time tables, certificates, class attendance sheets among others.
The training will enable participants to become fully professional IT professionals or entrepreneurs and join an international network of future technology professionals. Future training activities are currently planned in Koforidua and other surrounding areas districts.
All graduation ceremonies will be live streamed. It will last from 45 mins to 1 hour with speech and prizes given to the participants, some selected and given a scholarship to access ECampus platforms.
ABOUT ILLUMINE combines inspiration, fun and learning through the delivery of engaging and personalized learning programs to kids and young adults in Koforidua.ILLumine’s mission is to make high-quality, innovative education available to all students after school.Each activity is designed to empower children and inspire them to become great global citizens.
ABOUT THE LIBRARY BOARD: The Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) was established in 1949 by the Gold Coast Ordinance CAP 118 and came into effect in January, 1950. The mandate of the Ghana Library Authority is to establish, equip, maintain and manage public libraries in Ghana
EASTERN ENTERTAINMENT GROUP: Eastern Entertainment Group is a media and entertainment startup established in Koforidua with a goal changing media,music and events and tech ecosystem in the region, also capitalising on the growing afro entertainment market across the world through the production and promotion of high quality entertainment products from the Eastern Region.