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Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA),
University of Cape Coast,
Cape Coast, Ghana
Office Phone:+233 3321-30571
Dr. Amina Jangu Alhassan
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Amina Jangu Alhassan is a Senior Lecturer at the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration, a UNESCO Category II Centre of Excellence at the University of Cape Coast (UCC). She currently imparts her knowledge to graduate students in various subjects such as Management Operations, Financial Administration in Education, Management of Educational Institutions, Administrative Systems of Education in Ghana, and Management Operations in Education. 

She holds a PhD in Education from the University of Central Nicaragua, an MPhil in Educational Administration from the Institute of Educational Planning and Administration at the University of Cape Coast, a Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education from Indira Gandhi National Open University in India, and a B.Ed Psychology degree from the University of Cape Coast. With a wealth of experience in education, she has worked at all levels of Ghana's educational system. She has contributed her expertise to the Ghana Education Service, from pre-secondary to secondary education. More recently, she served as a Regional Coordinator at the College of Distance Education, University of Cape Coast.

Dr. Jangu Alhassan's dedication to her field is evident through her active participation in numerous workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences and her extensive publication record in educational leadership, policy, and administration. Notable among her works are: "The Role of Wisdom in Good Instructional Leadership: A Thematic Analysis of Views from Educational Leaders", published in the Texila International Journal of Academic Research, "The Status of Provisions Made for Teacher Development under Ghana's 2007 Educational Policy in the Wa Municipality" featured in the IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education; "Provisions Made for Curriculum Development in Ghana's 2007 Educational Policy: Any Lessons for Consideration by Stakeholders of Education in the Upper West Region" published in the International Journal of Innovative Research & Development; and "Evaluation of Ghana's 2007 Educational Policy: Effects on Education in the Upper West Region.

She is honoured to have received the Certificate of Merit as the "Best Paper-Silver" for her research at the 2nd International Scientific E-Conference 2015, organized by Texila American University. Her research focuses on Educational Leadership, Policy, Change, and Operational Issues in Higher Education. She is deeply passionate about revitalizing the Ghana Education System and that of West Africa through innovative approaches and a collective determination to implement educational policies successfully. Through her research, she seeks to identify effective strategies and solutions that can be implemented to enhance the quality of education and promote positive outcomes for students.

Dr. Jangu Alhassan's vision for the future of education in Ghana and West Africa is one of innovation and collaboration. She firmly believes that by harnessing the power of collective determination, educational policies can be successfully implemented, leading to a vibrant and thriving education system. She is a valuable asset to the field of education. Her commitment to innovation and her desire to see educational policies effectively implemented set her apart as a leader in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy.

PhD in Education (Leadership, Policy and Change in Education): University of Central Nicaragua, 2017
MPhil (Educational Administration): Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA): University of Cape Coast, September 2008.
Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE): Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), September, 2004.
B Ed (Psychology): University of Cape Coast, August, 2000.
Cert ‘A’: NJ Teacher Training College, Wa Upper West Region, March 1996.
GCE ‘A’ Level: Wa Secondary School, 1992.
GCE ‘O’ Level: Kanton Secondary School, 1989.