implications of professional development for women managers in secondary schools in Ghana

by Juliana Osei

Publisher: University of Birmingham in Birmingham

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Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Birmingham, School of Education, International Management and Policy in Education, 1994.

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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), specifically Goal 3A is set to “eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by , and at all levels by ” (Am & Gergel, , p.2). The priority of Goal 3 is to ensure that girls’ have equal access to primary and secondary education as well as tertiary. The target audiences for the Education for Sustainable Development Sourcebook are primary and secondary teachers and mid-level decision-makers, who have responsibility for primary and secondary education. Another primary audience is teacher educators who work with pre-service and in-service primary and secondary school teachers. In order to remove some of the major problems of educational development in Ghana,the issue of responsibility and control must be resolved and a uniform system of education introduced and operated. ), improvement of school environments and leadership (Basom & Frase, ) and positive effects of professional teacher collaboration (Shepard, ). Articles in a journal dedicated to PD, Professional Development in Education, were only included if deemed relevant to teacher motivation and PD. Finally, articles on.

recommended six years of primary school, three of years junior secondary school and senior secondary school education each or the The recommendation was implemented in , which led to all middle schools being turned into junior secondary schools. With this new reform in education, social studies was re-introduced in the teacher. Parallels in Education and Management 10 Implications for Education in the Era of Knowledge Societies 20 v. New Literacies for the Knowledge Society 23 David Mioduser, Rafi Nachmias, and Alona Forkosh-Baruch Evaluation of Teacher Education and Professional Development . Create a world-class international school that prepares students to be thoughtful, global leaders. Whether you need assistance starting a school or with the many aspects of school management, ISS’s proven approach for best-in-class international schools can help your campus flourish. Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavor that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. It is a philosophical concept that became popular in the twentieth century, which maintains that cities as products of centuries’ development should be obligated to protect.

workshops among key stakeholders in the delivery of education in Ghana. The Policy document takes its source from national legal documents including the Constitution of the republic of Ghana; the Ghana shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA), the Education Strategic Plan (), the disability Act, the Education Act. Among others. Continuing professional development Findings from the literature review Analysis of (partial) FE workforce data from shows that, on average, teachers spend 15 hours on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) per year, although over 60 per cent of teachers report spending no time at all on CPD. The literature does not.   The changing roles of mother as teacher of her pre-school child: The Nigerian Experience. International Journal of Early Childhood 86– DOI: /BF E-mail Citation» Families are the first teachers of preschoolers, and African women serve as important persons in child rearing by providing home-based early childhood education. household incomes of students in the public schools. In Louisiana, for example, the average household income for public school students is $56,, compared to $, for private school students. While the primary focus of the report is on education, the broad array of non-education federal poverty programs is briefly described.

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These initiatives and programs have resulted in progress towards the goal to increase women’s education in Ghana, created greater access for girls and narrowed the gender gap within schools. Enrollment in both primary and secondary education has increased by around 10 percent, with a significantly greater increase in enrollment for girls.

contemporary traditional women leaders in Ghana using Nadowli district as a case study. Primary and secondary data were collected and data analysed qualitatively. The women play educational, political and economic roles using the training skills learnt. However, their challenges reflect on their level of achievements which is very by: 2.

psychological factors on women with regard to management of secondary schools; to establish the professional development needs of female head teachers on management of secondary schools and to find out the strategies devised by the female head teachers to cope with the challenges they face in management of secondary schools.

In Africa and Ghana in particular, researchers have mainly focused on the barriers faced by women in higher education. This article takes the research agenda on women’s career development further by focusing in particular on the visibility of women in public universities in Ghana, case study of.

effective management of these resources at the school level, ensuring an effective system of (MOE) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) (Appiah, ). These research on the effect of educational supervision on professional development of basic school teachers.

Apart from adding to knowledge, and literature on educational supervision andFile Size: KB. The chapter will argue that, just as with management in general, there remain stereotypes related to who can be managers and leaders in education.

Although there is evidence to suggest that women are moving into educational management, particularly at lower levels (Acker, Gender, leadership and change in faculties of education in three countries.

In developing countries, reducing gender inequality in literacy and in primary, secondary and management education is essential to reducing poverty and accelerating sustainable development.

The educational gender gap in favor of women starts young in some of restricted areas. Girls now tend to do better at school than boys in almost civilized. The key focal areas of education development in Ghana are contained in the Education Strategic Plan – The Strategic Plan identifies access, quality and management as the main policy drivers determining priority interventions.

In addition, having realised the. Key words: top educational management and leadership, women, barriers, representation, skills, personality characteristics.

Introduction Under-representation of women in top educational management and leadership positions has had negative implications on government policies and general educational curriculum which has lacked gender mainstreaming.

Moreover, a positive school culture with a good atmosphere and understanding of teachers’ learning, in addition to co-operation with external resource persons, may impact the professional. Of course, this is far from unique to the area of the case study.

I go on to attempt to form a realistic assessment of the feasibility of women's professional development, by considering how far their lack of professional advancement within AKES is context-specific, and the implications of this for future interventions.

As has been aptly stated in the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women (UN, ) in Beijing, the girl-child today is the woman of tomorrow. The skills, ideas, and energy of the girl-child are vital for full attainment of the goals of equality, development, and peace.

For the girl-child to develop her full potential, she needs to be nurtured in an enabling environment, where her. Anita is not only the Managing Director of Occupational Management Limited (OML) Africa, she is also the founder of the women’s business network Ghana Women in Business (GWIB). Born in Ghana, Anita lived most of her life in the UK.

Her goal was to learn as much as possible in order to bring her experience and business back to Ghana. SEDP Secondary Education Development Programme NECTA National Examination Council of Tanzania ZCIS Zonal Chief Inspector of Schools CSEE Certificate of Secondary Education Examination. 1 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION An Overview This section describes the background to the study, the statement of the problem.

Ghana has made good progress towards increasing access to education and narrowing gender gaps. Inthe Ministry of Education abolished school fees nationwide in basic education and introduced a capitation grant for all basic schools after a successful pilot in Directorate, Ghana Health Service, Private Mail Bag, Accra, Ghana, T el.

+E-mail: [email protected] Submitted: 2 October / Accepted: 5 March THE SCHOOL SYSTEM IN GHANA NEW STRUCTURE OF EDUCATION SINCE UG Administrative of System in Roles of the Organizational of. of Of Ranks the Mlnistry The Ghana Education Ranks In Functions Kcy in the Ghana Education Regional _ District.

Functions of a Principal Regional Digtnet Questions CHAPTER TRENDS THE OF ADMINISTRATION MANAGEMENT GHANA. Ghana Education Service seeks to create an enabling environment in all educational institutions and management positions that will facilitate effective teaching and learning and efficiency in the management for the attainment of the goals of the Service.

Murata, in International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition), Lesson study is a form of teacher professional development that originated in Japan. This article gives an overview of lesson study with its structure, variation, and history and reviews emerging lesson study research literature to explicate models of teacher learning with lesson study as well as to identify future.

Teachers are at the frontlines of education and are the single most important ingredient in young people’s learning. Investing in one teacher’s training and development can impact thousands of. The table below from WAEC shows the increasing numbers of candidates who write the Senior High School exams from about SHS public and private secondary schools in Ghana.

Education in Ghana was mainly informal, and based on apprenticeship before the arrival of European settlers, who introduced a formal education system addressed to the -Independent Ghana was known as the Gold Coast. The economy of pre-colonial Gold Coast was mainly dependent on subsistence farming where farm produce was shared within households, and members of each.

About this journal. Educational Management Administration & Leadership (EMAL) is an international peer-reviewed journal which publishes original and significant contributions on educational administration, management and leadership, in its widest sense, from all over the world.

This includes primary research projects located in schools, and in further, vocational and higher education. Education and Literacy), an initiative of the United States Agency for International Development under the auspices of the Academy for Educational Development.

The content and design owes a great deal to the encouragement of colleagues at the Academy for Educational Development, USAID, the World Bank, and other education agencies. School and college aims are inevitably influenced by pressures ema-nating from the wider educational environment and lead to the The importance of leadership and management for education 3 restyle 09/08/ Page 3.

Organization Development Models: A Critical Review 29 ISSN (Print), ISSN (Online) and Implications for Creating Learning Organizations Maxwell. Asumeng and, Judith Ansaa Osae-Larbi Department of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, College of Humanities, University of Ghana.

Box LG Legon-Accra. Ghana. professional qualification for teaching in basic schools. But the problem of inadequate teachers was not completely solved when another reform was launched.

The reform renamed the junior secondary and senior secondary schools junior high school (JHS) and senior high school (SHS) respectively, with the duration of the later made four years. primary and secondary schools in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with a particular focus on Commonwealth countries and on East Africa.

It focuses on the role of ICT in improving the quality of learning and teaching in schools (Grades K) with reference to technologies appropriate for this context.

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) relating to education. Goal 2. Achieve universal primary education; Target 3. Ensure that, bychildren everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of schooling. Goal 3. Promote gender equality and empower women; Target 4.

Women education and economic development in Kenya Education for women can be said to be the solution to the development problems in developing countries like Kenya. The provision of women education can steer Kenya forward in the achievement of the MDG’s and the Kenya Vision in.

The GWSLP offers mid-career women an opportunity to grow as leaders, take on new leadership roles, and tackle the pressing issues in their communities. The program is a part of Ghana Wins! partnership program at New York University, which aims to strengthen the capacity of Ghanaian women as leaders in healthcare, education and civil society.Senior Secondary School/Senior High School:Ghanaian students take the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) at the end of JHS Form 3 (ninth grade) in subjects.

Admission to seven Senior Secondary/High School is competitive: onlystudents can be admitted into the public and private national secondary schools.Organizational strategy around human resources and human capital doesn’t occur in isolation.

Business leaders’ decisions are affected by widespread changes and trends in the economy, the culture, technology, society, and more. Here is a rundown of some of the major trends that are having an impact on current and future strategies for human capital management — something to think about as.