YACEDX SDG Ambassadors Forum, Ghana to earmark the SDG Book club Launch.
Against the backdrop for discussion was a selected theme "Reading and the SDGs ,the Nexus"
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Maxwell is a Tech Enthusiast, Educationist and Virtual tutor for Educational Technology. He co-founds three not-for-profit organizations which focus on youth capacity building, mentorship and leadership. Maxwell is also a biologist and environmentalist who works passionately towards the SDGs and Agenda 2063. He believes strongly in the greater good and inclusivity of all humans regardless of their religion, race or gender.
It was an opportunity to speak to the Church of Pentecost,James Dadzie Assembly at Adiembra in Kumasi as part of the Enviromental Care Campaign (ECC).
I highlighted on Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change.I had to further explain Climate change and how we can mitigate it in our small way.The participants were very interested when i touched on Sanitation and the quality of air around.
Our tree planting project as Eco Warriors were introduced to the church and they welcomed the initiative supported by Green Stewardship International.
Choked gutters and the stench is really a major challenge around the community and the surrounding towns.
We need to protect the environment as we are Stewards of it.
I had the opportunity to partner with an initiative in Ghana ,and was nominated as the ambassador for the efforts in enrolling people to for the scholarship opportunity for Africans in App and Game Development.
Enrolling over 100 participants enrolling in different courses.
There is an ecosystem of Techpreneurs and the future of Africa hinges on how efficient we are in solving problem peculiar to us.This is also an avenue to upskill for the jobs and econimic indepence in Africa.
Software Freedom day was a day to present the consept of OERs there were novel to many in attendace.This is a a major concern for advocates to effectively deliver to widen our base.I believe we need to let people comprehend the future of OERs and its disruptiveness to the old educational systems particularly in Africa.
Looking forward to dive deeper into OERs for Software Freedom Day 2020.
I honored an invitation to train members of Junior Chamber International Garden City,Kumasi on the importance of Open Educational Resources.The training focused on Wikimedia projects like Wikimedia Commons,Wikitionary ,Wikidata and Wikipedia.
The meeting was an Officers Training Seminar aimed at equipping new and old members with skills to be active citizens as part of their designed famework.
Members were willing to organize a follow up session in order to understand the diversity of OERs and how they could contribute within their own space.
Let's Talk SDG on February 29 2020 at the SRC Union Building, University of Ghana from 9:00am - 1:00pm.
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#yacedx #SDGBookClub #SDGAmbassador #Ghana #sdgf2020 — in Accra, Ghana.