KNUST is planning to manufacture a range of electronic devices, including tablets and smartphones. Strategic Partnership Between STEADY/X And KNUST To Improve Online Teaching And Learning
In order to improve online teaching and learning for students and staff, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) management has teamed with Steady/X, a Ghanaian Edu-tech business dedicated to bridging the gap between technology and traditional learning systems across Africa. The relationship was formalized by the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in the Council Chamber by Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, Vice-Chancellor of KNUST, and Mr. John Ayayee, Chief Executive Officer of STEADY/X.
Professor Eric Appau Asante, the director of KNUST’s e-learning center, said the partnership supports the university’s commitment to e-learning, engineering, and technology. As part of the partnership, STEADY/X intends to establish and build a fully functional assembly plant to produce a variety of electronic devices, including mobile phones, tablets, and content access points to enhance education, he added.
According to Mr. Ayayee, STEADY/X stands for “Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, with the principles of life skills,” and he explained the company’s activities to the group. He claims that STEADY/X, a corporation, makes use of technology to offer alternative educational support and other related services in an effort to make education more accessible to everyone. John Ayayee expressed his enthusiasm for the collaboration.
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, vice chancellor of KNUST, stated her support for the alliance and emphasized the significance of digital resources in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. She mentioned how KNUST has embraced a hybrid approach to teaching and learning and is dedicated to helping needy students succeed in online learning through the “SONSOL” project, which aims to give computers to every student.
Mr. Emmanuel Nii Okaidza Afful, Director of UITS at KNUST, Mr. Elorm Adinyira, Director of Supply Chain at STEADY/X, and Emmanuel Komeng from STEADY/X were present at the conference. Both parties stated their hopes that the collaboration would endure and result in the aims they had set out to achieve.