“Better than just seeing chalk”

“Better than just seeing chalk”

This school year began with more than the usual start-of-term excitement for selected primary schools in northern Ghana’s West Mamprusi and Talensi Districts. Over 160 teachers from 20 schools have been given the chance to use a new online platform that will help improve their teaching skills. Accessible from any device, the platform includes over 1,000 online teaching resources as well as supporting peer networking and professional coaching. Teachers might access a lesson plan on their phone, take part in one of the discussion forum topics,...

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SAIDE Partners OLE Ghana to bring the African Storybook project to Ghana

The African Storybook project has partnered with Open Learning Exchange Ghana to translate ten storybooks in eleven Ghanaian languages. These are: Akuapem Twi, Asante Twi, Fante, Ga, Ga-Adangme, Ewe, Dagaare, Dagbani, Gonja and Kasem and Nzema. The links to the stories can be found below. Happy Reading! FANTE                                                                                                                                                    1.       Counting animals 2.       Day the sun went away 3.       Greedy Kiundu...

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Google Team In Fanteakwa

Google Team In Fanteakwa

As part of Google’s Reach Programme, a team from Google who visited Open Learning Exchange Ghana went on a field trip to Busosu Presbyterian school, one of our project schools in  Fanteakwa. While there, the team interacted with the the teachers and pupils of the school. They also experienced first hand, the Ghana Reads Programme in practice. They also interviewed some teachers and pupils to find out how the Ghana Reads Programme had impacted on the school as well as in the lives of the pupils and teachers. They also very thrilled to...

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OLE Ghana Lands Google Reach Programmes

OLE Ghana Lands Google Reach Programmes

As a result of discussions between Open Learning Exchange Ghana and Google, OLE Ghana played host to two different teams from Google as part of their Google Reach Programme.  The first team while, spent three Fridays working with us. These were the 13th, 20th, and 27th of May 2016. The 13th and 20th saw the team working with P5 and P6, and P3 an p4 pupils respectively from Katapor primary school. The pupils were grouped into four main groups and rotated were rotated among the Google team members. Each member took the pupils through a specific...

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VSO/OLE Ghana TEST Deployed

VSO/OLE Ghana TEST Deployed

As part of VSO’s Tackling Education Needs Inclusively (TENI) programme, (an eight-year innovative initiative supported by Comic Relief, a UK grant-making organisation, which brings together government, community leaders, education professionals and civil society in the three northern regions of Ghana to improve the retention and performance of children in school), VSO is working to identify innovative ways in which mobile technology in Ghana can be used to address such challenges to improve the quality of education. Thus with funding from...

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