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Updates, announcements, news and events from Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning
Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education and their agencies join T-TEL to visit schools in Lambussie District to observe progress made on the Communities of Excellence Programme
These visitors included such distinguished educationists as Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah (Board Chair of T-TEL), Patty Assan (GES’s Director of Schools and Instructions), Professor Mohammed Salifu (Director-General of GTEC), Nana Baffour Awuah (MoE’s Director of Pre-Tertiary Education) and Michael Yaw Acheampong (NaSIA’s Deputy Inspector General).
Empowering District Education Officers: Ghana Education Service organizes training workshop on Effective Classroom Observation and Professional Learning Community Sessions
The training was a response to a monitoring exercise conducted by GES in the districts to observe how the district officers were effectively observing teachers during lesson delivery and to assess the extent to which they were adhering to and applying the National Teachers’ Standards during teaching and learning.
PRESS RELEASE Transformation in Ghanaian Teacher Education: First Batch of Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) students to graduate from Colleges of Education (CoEs)
For the first time in the history of our education system, Ghana will produce its first Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) cohort from our 46 public Colleges of Education. The beginning teachers graduating from the B.Ed. meet the National Teachers’ Standards and are well prepared to deliver the standards-based curriculum which was rolled out nationwide in 2019.
T-TEL PARTNERS WITH THE TEACHER TRAINEES’ ASSOCIATION OF GHANA (TTAG) TO OFFER INTERNSHIPS FOR STUDENT TEACHERS
The internships, which are offered to student teachers twice a year for four weeks during College of Education vacation periods, provide the opportunity to gain practical work experience and also understand how T-TEL collaborates and works with the Ministry of Education and government agencies both nationally and sub-nationally.
Ghana Education Service and T-TEL organise Communications Training for district communicators under the Communities of Excellence Programme￼
The training, which took place at the T-TEL Office in Accra on 15th and 16th August, was aimed at empowering the teams so that they can develop robust communications plans and equipping them with effective and appropriate tools to communicate with stakeholders.
Colleges of Education Weekly Journal (CoEWJ) holds a National Dialogue on Initial Teacher Education
The Colleges of Education Weekly Journal (CoEWJ) recently organised a two-day National Dialogue on Initial Teacher Education at the Bediako Hall, GNAT Headquarters in Accra.
The dialogue took place on Wednesday and Thursday, 27th and 28th July 2022, under the theme “4-years into the transformation of Colleges of Education into Degree Awarding Institutions – Realities and the way forward”.
T-TEL Speaks: 64th World Assembly of the International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) 2022.
The conference, under the theme “Building Creative Global Teacher Education Communities Post-Pandemic: International Research-Based Collaboration” served as a platform to share relevant ideas and findings to foster interactive dialogues to improve teacher education globally.
Transforming Teaching, Education and Learning (T-TEL) holds its second Annual General Meeting.
T-TEL held its second Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Accra on Saturday, 23rd April 2022.
The AGM enables Board Members, T-TEL Subscribers, Key Advisers, Consultants and Senior Management to discuss how T-TEL is run and ensure that the organization remains true to its vision, mission and values.
Accra College of Education hosts ‘Experiment Share’ for students
With a mission to “practicalise science for students”, Gregory and Christoffer Akeploo, a science tutor from St. Francis College of Education, have been exploring ways to support schools and Colleges of Education, to encourage more practice-based science in the classroom.
Integrating ICT into teaching and learning: lessons from St. Monica’s and Mampong Technical Colleges of Education ￼
In 2018 the Government of Ghana introduced a new Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Initial Teacher Education for all new entrants to the teaching profession who want to teach in basic schools. This B.Ed. is very practically focused and incorporates ICT as one of its cross-cutting issues, meaning that ICT must be integrated across all aspects of teaching and learning.
Managing for Learning: Building collective action to improve senior secondary schools in Ghana. A case of Tatale E.P Agric Senior High School.
‘Managing for Learning’ is a new approach which is being implemented by the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Ministry of Education in 12 secondary schools across the country as part of the Secondary Education Transformation Programme (SETP) supported by T-TEL and the Mastercard Foundation.
T-TEL facilitates a one-day training for the Colleges of Education Weekly Journal Research Desk
Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) facilitated a one-day research training workshop for the newly constituted Research Desk of the Colleges of Education Weekly Journal (CoEWJ) on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at the T-TEL head office in Accra.
St. Joseph’s College of Education graduates three batches of DBE students.
St. Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem, held its 11th congregation ceremony for Diploma in Basic Education (DBE) graduates of 2018, 2019 and 2020 batches on Friday 28th May 2021 at the College Assembly Hall.
KNUST holds Professional Development (PD) manual training for its affiliate Colleges of Education.
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) held a two-day workshop on the 24th and 25th May 2021 for Professional Development Coordinators (PDCs), Subject Leads and Heads of Department (HoDs) from the five (5) Colleges of Education (CoES) affiliated to the University at the St. Joseph’s College of Education (JOSCO).
UEW signs MoU with T-TEL
The University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Ghanaian not-for-profit organisation, Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) to effectively implement the reforms in teacher education, including the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) curriculum in UEW’s affiliated Colleges of Education and the pre-tertiary education curriculum reform.
Robin Todd, Executive Director of T-TEL delivers Keynote Address at the 29th Annual Assembly General Meeting for TTAG at Oti region
The Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) Volta sector, with its constituents of Colleges of Education in the Volta and Oti regions on Tuesday, 27 April 2020, held its opening ceremony to officially begin the 29th General Assembly Meeting.
Ministry of Education signs MoU with T-TEL
The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding setting out their commitment to collaborate and enhance quality education across Ghana.
T-TEL signs MoU with UDS
Transforming Teaching, Education Learning (T-TEL) has signed a partnership agreement with the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale to improve teaching and learning in the Colleges of Education. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) took place on Tuesday, 30th March 2021 in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Tamale Campus.
Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) holds first planning meeting
From 17th to 19th February 2021, Transforming Teaching, Education and Learning T-TEL held a 3-day planning meeting that served as an onboarding process for all its staff. The meeting established a clear understanding of T-TEL as an organisation, including its financial,
Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning in Public Colleges of Education- Ghana
In March 2020, Government of Ghana announced the closure of all schools as a measure to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Government of Ghana, supported by T-TEL, instituted a Teacher Education ‘Virtual Learning Taskforce’ to ensure continuity of teaching and learning in response to school closures caused by COVID-19.
Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) in Teacher Education- T-TEL Story of Change
Since October 2018 Ghana’s 46 public CoEs have been delivering the new B.Ed. in Initial Teacher Education, which has been carefully designed to ensure that it produces a cadre of skilled, knowledgeable, and motivated Ghanaian teachers who meet the requirements of the National Teachers’ Standards (NTS).
Transforming Teaching, Education & Learning (T-TEL) has been established as a Ghanaian not-for-profit organisation
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.