Technology education and skills development should not be the preserve of the affluent in our society, it must be democratized and accessible by all. This is because emerging technology skills are now essential tools for employment in the 21st century and in the next decade may become a requirement for
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana is set to open its long-awaited Digital Design and Creative Coding Hub facility in the first week of May 2021. The digital facility will be opened to the public including artists and creative people, pedagogues, educational and cultural policymakers, local cultural industry enterprises from
The workshop had three resource persons, who gave real life scenarios in their various fields of expertise, bringing the narrative to the barest understanding, in order for professionals and students in the ecosystem to realize the very essence and impact of data science and cyber security in today’s digitization agenda.
In today’s technological world, one of the key skills which is in high demand across the globe is Computer programming or what is now being popularly called Coding. Since this is a specialized area; computer scientists, information technology experts and engineers from the institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) started an initiative in March 2018 to support students, graduates and other professionals to learn coding.
There’s a shortage of young people and in particular girls studying Science Technology Engineering and mathematics (STEM). Despite the growing demand for knowledge in STEM, college graduates with STEM degrees represent 2 percent of Africa’s university age population according to 2019 report by International Finance Corporation (IFC) on digital skills
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) in collaboration with the Department of Computer Science and Informatics at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) have celebrated this year’s ITU international day for Girls in ICT at the Sunyani Senior High School (SUSEC), Sunyani, the Bono regional capital. The
International #GirlsinICT Day is an initiative backed by all ITU Member States in ITU Plenipotentiary Resolution 70 (Rev. Dubai, 2018) that aims to encourage and empower girls and young women to consider studies and careers in the growing field of ICTs, enabling both girls and technology companies to reap
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana has taken another bold step forward. The first local chapter of the institute was officially launched on March 28, 2019, after an exciting digital conference at the University of Energy & Natural Resources (UENR). The conference, organized by IIPGH BA Chapter brought together IIPGH
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) successfully organized its maiden Tech Entrepreneurs Forum (TEF2019) at the Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT, on February 28, 2019 with the theme “Creating and capturing value for Tech Entrepreneurs in Ghana”. The Tech Entrepreneurs Forum is an IIPGH initiative to provide
As part of the aims of the Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) to create a vibrant ICT ecosystem and prepare people for the emerging digital economy, IIPGH sets the pace to launch python programming training for its members and non-members (students, graduates, professionals) as the foundation step towards skills
The institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) in collaboration with Computer Science & Engineering Department of University of Mines & Technology (UMaT) organized coding (computer programming) class for JHS/SHS graduates who are currently on vacation in Tarkwa municipality. The first batch of students completed the one (1) month intensive practical
On Tuesday 3rd July 2018 the Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NewEdge Infotech Ghana (NEIGH) also known as NIIT to deliver Essential ICT skills program across the country. The ICT skills development partnership between the two organizations is aimed at getting as
Coding (Computer Programming) course is part of collaboration between Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) and Computer Science and Engineering Department of University of Mines & Technology (UMaT) to help young people in the Tarkwa Municipality to acquire essential digital skills at an early age. As part of the institute’s
Technology has undoubtedly become an extension of human existence; it has become the third arm of our bodies, assisting us to achieve the nearly impossible – from instructing a computer to print “Hello World” to the screen to deploying intelligent satellites and even developing reusable rockets for space travel. All
Leading members of the Institute of ICT Professionals (IIPGH) visited St. Martin de Porres School, Dansoman on 9th May, 2018 to introduce IIPGH’s computer programming courses designed for children to the pupils and teachers. The team which was led by the Executive Director of the Institute David Gowu, included Richard
The Institute of ICT Professionals Ghana (IIPGH) achieved another milestone by introducing its flagship ICT skills development program for children “IIPGH Coding for Kids” program at East Airport International School (EAIS). The pupils of EAIS turned up in their numbers for the first Coding class to be conducted in the