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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …