Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) was officially registered as a Ghanaian not-for-profit organisation on 7th July 2020. It was established to provide high quality technical advice, project management, research, and implementation support services, using local talent and expertise to enable Ghana’s education system to reach greater heights. The establishment of T-TEL as a not-for-profit organisation follows the successful completion of a six year (2014-2020) $34 million Government of Ghana programme funded by FCDO and implemented by Cambridge Education called Transforming Teacher Education and Learning.
Vision and Mission
T-TEL’s vision is: Transformed Education for Development. It’s mission is to become a leading supplier of educational technical assistance for improving learning outcomes and greater productivity.
The first Board Chair is Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah with Sister Elizabeth Amoako-Arhen as Vice Chair. Board members include Professor Rita Akosua Dickson, Professor Mohammed Salifu and Professor Kwame Akyeampong. Robin Todd is T-TEL’s first Executive Director.
T-TEL works with the Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Education and its agencies. These agencies include the Ghana Education Service, Ghana Tertiary Education Commission, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, the National Teaching Council and the National Schools Inspectorate Authority. T-TEL’s work is focused on transforming education for development through collaboration with these agencies, academic institutions and development partners.
T-TEL is currently implementing three projects:
- Transforming Senior High School Education, Teaching and Learning (T-SHEL), implemented in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, is a Government of Ghana programme which aims to achieve an extensive and sustainable transformation in the quality and relevance of Ghana’s Senior High School (SHS) system. T-SHEL seeks to ensure that every SHS graduate in Ghana is equipped with the subject knowledge, analytical and critical thinking skills and attitudes needed to progress to further studies or successfully enter the world of work. Read more
- DeliverEd, implemented in partnership with the University of Oxford and University of Toronto, is a research project which seeks to build knowledge on how to deliver education reforms by strengthening the evidence base on how governments can achieve policy priorities. Read more
- COVID-19 Impact Assessment Study, implemented in partnership with the EdTech Hub is a research study that seeks to evidence the impact of the closure of Colleges of Education due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the switch to Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning on teaching and learning among student teachers and tutors in Colleges of Education. Read more