News

GRADUATION UNDER THE GHANA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE – GREATER ACCRA
One hundred and four (104) apprentices of Trade Associations in the Greater Accra Region, trained under the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI), received certificates in Competency-Based Training (CBT) National Proficiency level 1 at a ceremony in Accra on 22nd March 2016.   Overall about two hundred and fifty (250) apprentices graduated Read More
GSDI GRADUATION & APPRECIATION CEREMONY, NR & VR
The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) proudly celebrated its first graduation ceremonies in the Northern and Volta Region following the successful implementation of the pilot phase in 2014 to 2016. Altogether, more than 80 Apprentices, who have gone through Compency Based Training (CBT) on National Proficiency Level l, graduated in the Read More
NATIONAL PROFICIENCY 1 – 1ST COHORT ASSESSMENT
Following three years preparation in designing and establishing the Modernized Apprenticeship Training, the first cohort of apprentices participated in the National Proficiency 1 assessment at the end of November 2015. This is setting the tone for providing structured training within the traditional apprenticeship in the informal sector and Read More
TRAINING ON AUTOMOTIVE WORKSHOP INFORMATION AND DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEMS
In December 2015, just prior to the holidays, a training has been conducted to improve the skills of automotive facilitators on Workshop Information Systems (WIS) and Workshop Diagnostic Systems (WDS). Two trainings have been held, at Ho-Polytechnic and Kpando Technical Institute in Volta Region.   Workshop Information Systems (WIS) are very Read More
CBT TRAINING – LEARNER CENTERED FACILITATING METHODS
As follow up of the training on the Competency-Based Training approach in 2013/2014, Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) in collaboration with COTVET is currently providing a refresher training oriented towards the Proficiency II curriculum for selected teachers of the 17 TVET Training Providers. The training focuses on the new role of Read More
TRAINING OF AWARDING BODY GES-TEU ON CBT REQUIREMENTS OF THE COTVET QUALITY ASSURANCE PROCESS
GSDI supported the development of five CBT programs including Generics on Proficiency level. With regard to the upcoming assessment of the piloted cooperative apprenticeship training, GSDI in cooperation with COTVET has organized a 2-days workshop from July 17th to July 18th 2015 at GSDI Office in Accra. The training aimed at building the capacity Read More
FOLLOW-UP ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP: GSDI TRAINS FACILITATORS
From the 7th to the 9th of July GSDI initiated a three days training on entrepreneurship in the GSDI office in Accra. The workshop was designed to follow-up with 13 selected Master Craftspersons on the previous Training of Trainers on ‘Basics of Entrepreneurship’. Cadmond Dadzie conducted the training in cooperation with Gladys Quarshie from the Read More
COLLABORATION OF GSDI STAKEHOLDERS IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR
A three days workshop for Automotive Trade Teachers and GNAG Master Craftspersons, on Workshop Information Systems and Workshop Diagnostic Systems was initiated by GSDI. “To meet the requirements of customers in the modern automotive business the work without both of the systems is unthinkable!” said the facilitator of the workshop, Mr. Torsten Read More
SURVEY ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCING OPTIONS FOR THE COOPERATIVE APPRENTICESHIP MODEL
  Two consultants were doing a survey for two weeks in order to come up with some ideas and options on the above mentioned topic. On the 6th of May 2015, a first consultative meeting took place at COTVET, were different international TVET financing systems were presented and discussed, before starting the exchange of ideas concerning financing Read More
HANDING OVER TRADE AND HYGIENE RELATED ITEMS TO INSTITUTIONS IN TAMALE
  Nine Trade Associations and four Training Providers participated in a cycle of trainings and events concerning Employee Wellbeing in Tamale (Northern Region). Topics were health&safety, social protection, as well as Ebola awareness. Action plans on institutional level were developed accordingly. In order to encouraging the partners to Read More