Education has been a hotly discussed topic over the last few weeks and it is indeed a concern that lies on the hearts of many Ghanaians looking to improve themselves. The Internet has long-provided an excellent avenue for people to educate themselves on different topics. Unfortunately, the vast amount of information available on the web has usually been scattered and difficult to find.
The Linux Foundation. Champions of Linux and Free Software
What is perhaps one of the most important but unseen pillars of the technology revolution, seems to finally be coming out of the shadows. Much of the technology we use most often today is either itself or is based on what is termed ‘free/open-source software’.
But what exactly is ‘free software’? The simplest explanation is that free software is not any particular program or piece of code but is rather an ideology. It is one which proclaims that software which is developed should be created in an open manner which allows anyone else to examine and make changes to the source code.
The Ghanaian education system today is in a bad state with massive failures in primary education, the length of secondary school cycles in constant flux, and the major universities altering admissions procedures and course materials.
The advent of the Information Age and the technology revolution has resulted in the transformation of many traditional industries and practices from retail shopping to word processing. The healthcare industry has not been left out and much advancement in healthcare training and delivery is a direct result of the technological advancements of the day.