Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

Going Global Programme Officially Launched in Savelugu

A weeklong educational, social and cultural exchange programme between Dutch students, teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts has begun at Savelugu in the Northern Region of Ghana. Organized by Savana Signatures in collaboration with Edukans Foundation, a Dutch international organization is aimed to expose both Dutch students and teachers and their Ghanaian counterparts to cultural, educational and social setups of each nation.

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Culture and Religious Norms Limit Girls’ Education in Africa

Culture and Religious Norms Limit Girls’ Education in Africa

Education is an area that culture and religious norms in Africa have offer little opportunity to girl-children. This accounts for the larger number of female illiterates and one of the major obstacles to the socio-economic and political development of women in Africa. Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women, as both the Cairo and Beijing conferences of United Nations affirmed. It is also an area that offers some of the…

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Reading; the Cornerstone of Quality Education

Reading; the Cornerstone of Quality Education

“Children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the time they enter school are 3 – 4 times more likely to drop out in later years.” – National Adult Literacy Survey, (1002) NCES, U.S. Department of Education. The ability to read is very important for a successful formal education. It is the foundation on which every other form of learning is built. The role of reading in formal education is similar to the…

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