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Empowering Education through ICT Integration: A Guide for Ghanaian Teachers

GSET Blogs As educators in Ghana, the significance of embracing technology to enhance teaching and learning is rapidly knocking on our doors. ICT integration is a vital step towards creating a 21st-century education system. In this article, we will explore the two dimensions of ICT integration and provide a step-by-step guide to help you effectively […]

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Teaching in Ghana, Manipulatives: Practicality, Pedagogy or Preference? The Role of Manipulatives in Ghanaian Classrooms 

GSET Blogs The use of manipulatives, which are physical objects that allow students to explore abstract concepts in a concrete way, has been a long-standing debate in education circles. In Ghana, where resources can be scarce and class sizes large, the practicality, pedagogy, and teacher preferences around using manipulatives are important considerations. The Practical Realities

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The Harsh Reality: Barriers to Reaching Kids with EdTech Solutions in Low-Resource Settings

GSET Blogs In the ever-evolving world of educational technology (EdTech), innovative solutions are continuously being developed to enhance learning outcomes for students. However, the path to successfully implementing these solutions in low-resource settings, such as rural areas of Ghana, is often fraught with challenges that are not immediately apparent. The well-intentioned efforts of EdTech companies

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Piloting and Evaluating EdTech in Ghanaian Schools – The Importance of EdTech Testbeds

GSET Blogs In the rapidly evolving world of educational technology (EdTech), the need for robust testing and evaluation of products and services is paramount. Every EdTech enterprise must understand how their offerings meet the needs of their users, especially when targeting school-age learners. This is where the concept of “EdTech Testbeds” comes into play, providing

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Learning Plan Preparation and ICT Integration

GSET Blogs All is set for the official roll out of the Standards-Based Curriculum [SBC] at all public SHSs/SHTSs/ STEM schools throughout the country. Ahead of the roll out in September-October, 2024, stakeholders led by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment [NaCCA], Ghana Education Service [GES], National Teaching Council [NTC] and their partner organization,

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Catalyzing Ghana’s EdTech Ecosystem: The Mastercard Foundation EdTech Fellowship

GSET Blogs Ghana’s edtech sector has witnessed remarkable growth in recent years, with innovative solutions emerging to address long-standing challenges within the education system. However, despite this progress, many edtech companies continue to face significant hurdles, such as limited access to markets, technology, funding, and technical expertise, hindering their ability to scale and deliver impactful

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Measuring Edtech Impact and the Need for Industry Certification in Ghana.

GSET Blogs The rapid digitization of education has given rise to a booming edtech industry in Ghana and across Africa. With more students relying on online learning platforms, educational apps, and digital resources, it’s crucial to assess the impact and efficacy of these technologies. However, the lack of standardized measurement frameworks and certification processes poses

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Who Regulates Education in Ghana-the Ministry of Education or its agencies?

GSET Blogs A Deep Dive into the 5 Education Regulatory Bodies in Ghana The Ministry of Education in Ghana is made up of 19 agencies that help it deliver on its mandate to create an enabling system that focuses on promoting problem solving, creativity and building critical skills through academic, technical, and vocational programmes. Above

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Professional Learning Communities (Plcs): A Teacher’s Observations & Recommendations For Improvement

GSET Blogs Over the last 5years, Ghana through the Ministry of Education has introduced several educational interventions reforms geared towards improving educational quality, accessibility and carrying along with it, programmes to support teacher professional development. A notable intervention which is fast flying with many schools and educational establishments in Ghana is the Professional Learning Communities

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