Ghana Promotes Science Education

In an effort to ensure that students receive a well-rounded education and can better compete on the world stage, the government of Ghana has begun new initiatives to promote science …

Carla DrumhillerGhana Promotes Science Education

DFID Launches Education Program to Reach Marginalized Children in Ghana

The Department for International Development (DFID) has partnered with the government of Ghana to offer a new education program to marginalized children. The Complementary Basic Education (CBE) program will target …

Carla DrumhillerDFID Launches Education Program to Reach Marginalized Children in Ghana

African Youth Advise UN on Ending Violence Against Children

100 African youth were called to an open forum to share their own experiences and discuss strategies to end violence against children. The forum was organized by Plan International, UNICEF, …

Rachel PozivenecAfrican Youth Advise UN on Ending Violence Against Children

Teacher Attrition Worsens in Ghana

Officials from the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have announced at a recent conference that over 33,000 of the nation’s teachers have left the profession in recent years. Discouraged …

Carla DrumhillerTeacher Attrition Worsens in Ghana

Proposal To Establish Ten New Colleges in Ghana Shot Down

A recent proposal by the Government of Ghana to establish ten new colleges of education was shot down by the Forum for Education Reform (FFER). The Forum argued that establishing …

Nina ThurauProposal To Establish Ten New Colleges in Ghana Shot Down

Ghana’s Female Educators Encouraged To Serve As Role Models

During a conference titled “Education for Development- The Role of Female Teachers,” retired educator Mrs. Agnes Atagabe attributed the fall in Ghana’s standards of education to poor teaching and learning …

Nina ThurauGhana’s Female Educators Encouraged To Serve As Role Models

Raising Teacher Accountability in Ghana

Ghana’s Minister of Education, Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, announced earlier this month the start of a renewed effort to enforce the Ghana Education Service (GES) sanctions. GES will be expected to …

Melody ChiangRaising Teacher Accountability in Ghana

Ghana Seeks to Realize Teacher Qualification Goals by 2015

The Ghana Partnership for Education Grant will be used to train at least 5,000 teachers through the Untrained Teachers Diploma-in-Basic Education (UTDIBE) qualification by 2015.   Recent efforts to improve teacher training …

Melody ChiangGhana Seeks to Realize Teacher Qualification Goals by 2015