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Ghana Joins the WorldSkills Family

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Ghana has officially been welcomed into the WorldSkills family. A delegation of the Ministry of Education and COTVET joined the world skills competitions in Kazan, Russia, supported by the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) and its stakeholders, the German Federal Government, the European Union, and the Swiss Secretariat for Economic

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Inauguration of Sector Skills Bodies and subsequent Study Tour to India

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With a festive inauguration ceremony, the first Sector Skills Bodies in Ghana for the pilot sectors Agriculture, Construction and Tourism & Hospitality have been kicked-off in Accra. Organising partners of the event were the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI III) together with the Council for Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)

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Visit of Koforidua Technical Institute by the Education Committee of the German Federal Parliament

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Members of the Education Committee of the German Federal Parliament (Deutscher Bundestag) visited one of GSDI’s regional partners, the Koforidua Technical Institute (KOTECH), in Ghana's beautiful Eastern Region. The delegation was accompanied with representatives of the German Embassy to Ghana, the Goethe Institute Ghana, the DAAD Ghana and GIZ

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ATVET Field Trip for insights into the Oil Palm Value Chain

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In accordance to GSDI III’s activities in the ATVET field, namely the Oil Palm Value Chain, the GSDI III Steering Committee Meeting visited our project partner Norpalm Ghana Limited in the Western Region. After an introduction from the management team into the business and safty and security guidelines, we were given a tour through the Oil Palm

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GSDI III warmly welcomed in Takoradi prior to 6th GSDI III Steering Committee Meeting

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In the presence of high level dignitaries such as training providers' principals, trade associations' officials and the Western Regional Commander of Ghana Police Service, Regional Minister Hon. Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah officially welcomed the GSDI III Steering Committee and the project itself to the Western Region in Takoradi. GSDI has taken

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National MyTVET Campaign festively launched in Accra

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With a festive event at the Accra International Conference Centre, the nation-wide MyTVET Campaign was officially launched by Hon. Gifty Twum Ampofo, Deputy Minister of TVET (MoE). The campaign is executed by the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) in order to highlight the importance of the TVET sector in Ghana

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Sector Skills Bodies Stakeholders Meeting

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GSDI III facilitated an initial meeting with stakeholders from Construction, Agriculture and Agribusiness and Tourism sectors to dialogue and define the boundaries of each sector towards the establishment sector skills bodies. As part of the “Strategic Plan for TVET Transformation 2018-2022”, the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and

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GSDI III and CoLTEK launch Joint Cooperation in Festive Ceremony

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI III) and the College of Technology Education (CoLTEK) of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), situated on the Kumasi campus, officially launched their cooperation on April 4th, 2019 in a festive ceremony which included the presentation and signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and the

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Education Ministry honours sponsors of Ghana Skills Competition

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The Ministry of Education honours GSDI's project leader and his employer GIZ for supporting the 2018's National Skills Competition in Ghana both actively and financially in an official Appreciation Ceremony.

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GSDI supports Ghana’s first National Skills Competition

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Relying on the trained skills of your own hands to build your future: in this core spirit of technical and vocational education and training (TVET), about 70 participants competed during Ghana’s first National Skills Competition in skills categories such as Manufacturing and Engineering Technology, Information Communication Technology for IT

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