Fostering GCED in Ghana - APCEIU meetings with GCED stakeholders in Accra, Ghana
05.10.2022 | gcedcdi | 40 reads
Along with the APCEIU-IEPA Joint Capacity-Building Workshop on Empowering Educational Leaders through GCED held on 23 - 25 August 2022 in Accra, Ghana, APCEIU visited educational stakeholders and partners in Ghana: Ministry of Education of the Republic of Ghana, Ghana National Commission for UNESCO, Labone Senior High School, Korea International Cooperation Agency(KOICA) Ghana Office, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Ghana.
On 23 August, APCEIU paid a courtesy visit to Hon. Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, Minister of Education of Ghana. The Minister welcomed the APCEIU and expressed his support and expectations for implementing the GCED Curriculum Development and Integration(GCED CDI) Project in Ghana. For effective implementation of the Project, the Minister designated the Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) and the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) as the implementing agencies for this Project.
On 25 -26 August, APCEIU paid a courtesy visit to Ghana National Commission for UNESCO. Mrs Ama Serwah Nerquaye-Tetteh, the Secretary-General of the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO, expressed the unwavering support of the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO to APCEIU and the GCED CDI Project. She also acknowledged the importance of institutions such as Category II Centres to move forward the UNESCO agendas.
APCEIU had an opportunity to visit Labone senior high school located in Accra. APCEIU witnessed how GCED is taught in Ghanaian schools and GCED activities done by students.
To share the information about the cooperation between APCEIU and Ghana, APCEIU paid a visit to the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Ghana and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Ghana Office. APCEIU shared the outcomes of the APCEIU-IEPA Joint Capacity-Building Workshop and discussed how GCED could be strengthened through International cooperation such as the GCED CDI Project.