A special teachers award is constituted by the Ministry of Education and Sports in Ghana for encouraging software development for various subjects this year.
The move was part of the government's efforts to promote Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in schools. Since ICTs had become the driving force of educational system, Ministry opines them to be an integral part of national education policies and plans and has started equipping the schools with ICT facilities. To achieve the unifying task of digital divide the greater responsibility of role of computer has also been reiterated in education. Microsoft Corporation donated the prize for award.