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EdTech Hub country scans explore factors that enable and hinder the use of technology in education. These factors include the policy or vision for EdTech, institutional capacity, private sector partnerships, and digital infrastructure. The scans are intended to be comprehensive but are by no means exhaustive; however, we hope they will serve as a useful starting point for more in-depth discussions about opportunities and barriers in EdTech in specific countries and, in this case, Ghana. This...
Exploring the backgrounds and shaping of beginning student teachers in Ghana: toward greater contextualisation of teacher educationAkyeampong, K., & Stephens, D. - 2002 - International Journal of Educational Development, 22(3), 261–274
Teacher education programmes are often quite similar in their framework and content but often lack sufficient reflection on the personal background and the socio-political forces that shape teachers’ roles and identity within the systems in which they operate. This paper explores this issue by using Ghana as a case study and discusses implications for its teacher education programmes and policies. Key characteristics of beginning student teachers found were: weak qualifying grades in two...
Ghana’s education response during the COVID-19 crisis: EdTech to the rescue? (CASE STUDY No. 1)Agbe, E., & Sefa-Nyarko, C. - 2020 - EdTech Hub
Check GES Ghana Learning TV (GLTV) Timetable For JHS, Primary, KG: How To Scan For GLTVAvenuegh Online Portal - 2020
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has officially released the Ghana Learning TV (GLTV) timetable for
Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survery 2017/2018 (Multiple Indicator Cluster Surverys) [Survey Findings Report]Ghana Statistical Survey, & UNICEF - 2018
Decentralisation policy and practice in Ghana: the promise and reality of community participation in education in rural communitiesEssuman, A., & Akyeampong, K. - 2011 - Journal of Education Policy, 26(4), 513–527
In 1987, the government of Ghana embarked on a process to decentralise education management to districts as part of wider social and democratic governance reforms. A central part of this reform was the prescription of active community participation in the affairs of schools within their locality. This paper explores the different meanings community participation had for school community stakeholders. It examines the multiple understandings of how community and school relations work and the...
Minister for Education, US Ambassador launch Ghana Learning Radio Reading ProgramGhana Ministry of Education - 2020 - Ghana Ministry of Education
The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, together with the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Stephanie S. Sullivan has launched the Ghana Learning Radio reading program. The radio program, which was developed in response to the closure of basic schools across the country due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, aims to engage parents, guardians/ caregivers, […]
Education Sector Analysis (pp. 1–107)Ministry of Education, Ghana - 2018a - Ministry of Education (Ghana)
Education Sector Performance Report (pp. 1–77)Ministry of Education, Ghana - 2015 - Ministry of Education (Ghana)
Using Mobile Phone Texting to Support the Capacity of School Leaders in Ghana to Practise Leadership for LearningSwaffield, S., Jull, S., & Ampah-Mensah, A. - 2013 - Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 103, 1295–1302
Several years into a collaborative professional development programme to build the Leadership for Learning capacity of Basic school headteachers throughout Ghana, the challenge is to sustain commitment, deepen understanding and share learning among the school leaders. Employing ubiquitous mobile phone technology, weekly text messages have been sent to the programme's 175 initial participants. During the year of the pilot project different forms of messages have been tried, and feedback from...
Ghana: Mobile Phone and Digital Devices in the Classroom - Learning Tool or DistractionDarkwa, O. K. - 2020
Globally, mobile technology use has increased over the years and the use of it has become an integral part in the average persons' communicative lifestyle. According to Parsons, mobile subscriptions exceed 6 billion subscriptions globally. Similarly, Ipsos and Verizon found out that adopting mobile phones with smart technologies has increased fast which also coincided with a more utilization of their Internet capabilities. People today are more connected than ever.
Radio is the most prevalent media in Ghana: a huge number of 481 FM broadcasting stations are authorized, out of which 354 stations...
Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2017/2018 (Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys)Ghana Statistical Survey, & UNICEF - 2018
The Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey Six (MICS 6) was conducted in 2017/18 by Ghana Statistical Service in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service as part of the Global MICS Programme. Technical support was provided by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), with government funding and financial support of...
Interrogating Gender Divides in Technology for Education and Development: the Case of the One Laptop per Child Project in GhanaSteeves, L., & Kwami, J. - 2017 - Studies in Comparative International Development, 52(2), 174–192
The One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project aims to make low-cost computers accessible to the “world’s poorest children,” presuming that the gadgets will support their empowerment via education. The project’s success globally, however, has been mixed at best, with many countries terminating their purchases due to cost, inadequate infrastructure, and negative side effects. In October 2010, Ghana suspended the country’s 3-year participation. This study examines the complex history and failure of...
Open Educational Resources in Africa: A Curated Resource List (EdTech Hub Helpdesk Response No. 20)Koomar, S., & Jull, S. - 2020
This curated list defines Open Rducational Resources (OER), offers background on open-source licensing, and provides a review of OER that can be used in the sub-Saharan African context.
Hardware and modality
- App-based (5)
- Audio (2)
- Blended learning (1)
- Desktop and laptop computers (4)
- Distance education (6)
- Online learning (3)
- Open educational resources (5)
- Personalised learning (4)
- Phone (6)
- Printed teaching and learning materials (2)
- Radio (4)
- Social media and messaging (2)
- Tablet (5)
- Television (5)
- Video (3)
Publisher and type
- EdTech Hub Blog / op-ed (3)
- EdTech Hub Collaborative evaluation (1)
- EdTech Hub Country summaries and case studies (2)
- EdTech Hub Evidence review (8)
- EdTech Hub Helpdesk response (11)
- EdTech Hub Journal article (1)
- EdTech Hub Other type (3)
- EdTech Hub Policy briefing (1)
- EdTech Hub Position paper (3)
- EdTech Hub Rapid evidence review (3)
- EdTech Hub Technical report (4)
- EdTech Hub Working paper (4)
- UNICEF (2)