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Quality Education in a Free Senior High School System Requires a Holistic Approach to Teaching and Learning for Sustainability.

The Director-General of the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), Dr. Michael Boakye -Yiadom, has indicated that quality education in a free Senior High School (SHS) system requires a holistic approach where teachers are teaching not just to get their learners to pass examinations and learners are also not learning just to pass examinations.

IEPA Celebrates 2023 International Day of Education

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), a UNESCO Category II Centre of Excellence for West Africa located at the University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, continues to spearhead efforts on the creation of standards in teaching, intellectual enquiry, students engagement and professional practice. 

The IEPA, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service (GES) - the Cape Coast Metro Education Directorate, planned activities to commemorate the 2023 International Day of Education. 

IEPA Holds 1st Policy Dialogue on Innovative Pedagogies.

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), a UNESCO Category II Centre of Excellence for West Africa, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Education Commission, has organised a two-day policy dialogue on Innovative Pedagogies in Accra.

The Policy Dialogue, the first to be organized under the Innovative Pedagogy Project, aimed at creating awareness of Innovative Pedagogies as well as engage stakeholders to discuss ways of making education inclusive, engaging and adaptive, especially at the primary level.

Innovative Pedagogies Project: Encouraging Inclusive, Engaging, Adaptive and Playful Ways of Teaching

The IEPA is proud to be the “Consultant” for Ghana on the Innovative Pedagogies Project (IPP) by the Education Commission. The IPP is a project aimed at making education inclusive, engaging, and adaptive at the primary school level. 

Concurrently running in Kenya and Rwanda, the IEPA was selected among other institutions who expressed interest in the project, as a result of its expertise in educational research. For more than four decades, IEPA has been driving excellence and influencing policy direction in the education sector of Ghana. 

What Happened to Dropout Rates after COVID-19 School Closures in Ghana?

This blog is the first in a series from PREPARE: a consortium of research organisations from Ghana (IEPA), Kenya (APHRC), Malawi (CERT), Senegal (CRDES), and Pakistan (tbd), all focused on the educational challenges posed by COVID-19.

2022 International Day of Education: IEPA Celebrates the Day with School Children

The Institute for Educational planning and administration (IEPA) has organised an educational forum at the Imam Khomeni School in Amamoma, Cape Coast, as part of activities to celebrate the International day of Education.

A team from IEPA made up of the Director- General and other senior members,  spent time to talk to the students on the importance of education focusing on the theme for the celebrations, “Changing Course, Transforming Education”.

Integrate Co-Curricular activities into existing academic curriculum-Senior Research Fellow

The Director-General of the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Dr. Michael Boakye-Yiadom has called on university authorities to integrate co-curricular activities into the academic curriculum to well equip students for the corporate world.

He notes that the corporate world is challenging and that the world has high expectations of University graduates hence it is critical that lecturers and stakeholders of Universities impart practical knowledge to students to support them.

IEPA Joins 15 Other UNESCO Category II Centres For Education To Dialogue On Ways To Achieve SDG 4

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), a UNESCO Category II Centre at the University of Cape Coast, joined fifteen (15) global UNESCO Category II Centres for Education to dialogue and recommend a road map to achieving the UNESCO Medium-term Strategy for 2022-2029 (41/C/4) and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.

Global Education Network Presents Award of Excellence to Prof. George Oduro

The immediate past Pro Vice-Chancellor of UCC, Prof. George K. T. Oduro, has been presented the “Award of Excellence” by the Global Education Network (GEN) for his contributions to educational leadership in sub-Sahara Africa.

Prof Oduro was among 13 academics from Africa who received the awards at the 8th International Multi-Disciplinary Conference of GEN at the University of Sierra Leone. The Conference was on the theme “Research, Innovation, Peace and Development in the sub-Sahara Africa”. Prof . Oduro was also a lead presenter at the Conference.

Meet the Presec Legon teacher who won the best teacher award in Africa

Ms Augusta Lartey-Young was named among the top three teachers at the 2019 African Union Continental Teacher Awards.

The African Union Continental Teacher Awards is aimed at demonstrating respect for teachers and the teaching profession, by encouraging and celebrating the committed teachers in Africa.

As part of the honour, Ms Augusta Lartey-Young was awarded a cash prize of $10,000.

We know most of you might be wondering who this teacher is, what she teaches and where she had her education.

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