200 Students Trained as E-Learning Ambassadors; Mastercard Foundation Initiative Advances Digital Education

Over 200 students have been trained as e-learning ambassadors under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program’s e-learning initiative, marking a significant milestone in advancing digital education. At the closing ceremony, the Director of the E-Learning Center, Professor Eric Appau Asante, praised the students’ dedication throughout the intensive two-week training.

“These young people have embraced digital tools with unwavering commitment,” he said. The training, led by Dr. Samuel Antwi and a team of facilitators, covered various aspects of online learning.

Dr. Antwi emphasized the vital role of these ambassadors in promoting digital education. The project lead of the Mastercard E-Learning Initiative, Courage Julios Logah, pledged to consider requests for e-learning centers in the students’ institutions.

The chairman of the Mastercard Foundation at KNUST, Professor William Otoo Ellis, stressed the importance of translating training into action to effect tangible change in communities. Participants showcased their new skills through group presentations, with many expressing gratitude for the transformative impact of the training.

Agyeman Prempeh Freeman and Franklina Anim highlighted their improved abilities to design online content and conduct assessments. This initiative, supported by the KNUST E-Learning Centre, Arizona State University, and the United States International University—Africa, represents a collaborative effort to empower students with the skills needed to thrive in the digital age.

The ambassadors now embark on their mission to champion digital education, promising a brighter, more accessible future for all.