Training public library IT staff in Ghana
EIFL and Ghana Library Authority organize training-of-trainers programme for IT coordinators from 15 public libraries in Ghana

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Event Date: 22 Apr 2024 - 26 Apr 2024
Accra, Ghana
Three public librarians with a computer during EIFL and partners Training of Trainers programme in March 2024.
Ghana public librarians participating in training organized by EIFL and GhLA in March 2024.

IT coordinators from 15 public libraries in Ghana will participate in a five-day training-of-trainers programme organized by the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) and the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) as part of the ‘Digital Learning @ Ghana Public Libraries’ project.

The training, to be conducted by trainers from EIFL-PLIP, GhLA the Kenya National Library Service (KNLS), will cover training and facilitation skills, introduction to open educational resources, and facilitation of digital learning workshops in libraries. There will also be a demonstration of how librarians can use the ‘RANGERS’ coding game to teach groups of children basic coding skills.

The ‘Digital learning @ Ghana public libraries’ project aims to create educational opportunities for schoolchildren aged 12-18 by advancing their ICT skills and engaging them in digital learning based on free and open educational resources.