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GERMAN AMBASSADOR TO GHANA TOURS GSDI -SUPPORTED SCHOOL OYSKA INSTITUTE

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H.E. Christoph Retzlaff, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ghana, has visited OYSKA Institute of Cosmetology in Kumasi to get acquainted with the activities of Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) and Ghana TVET Voucher Programme (GTVP). The Ambassador was welcomed by Ms. Ohemaa Yaa Serwaa-Kyerewaa Awuah, Director of OYSKA

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HER MAJESTY QUEEN MATHILDE OF BELGIUM VISITS GSDI AT 2ND IMAGE INTERNATIONAL

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A delegation led by Her Majesty the Queen Mathilde of Belgium has visited 2nd Image International on 8th of January, 2018. Being a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate, H.M. the Queen was invited to Ghana by H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, who is the co-chairman of the United Nations Group of 17 SDG

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GSDI WELCOMES NEW TEAM MEMBERS

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) welcomed new project staff at a planning workshop organized by the team at the Miklin Hotel in Accra from 8-10th January, 2018. The new members are part of GSDI’s up-scaling and will work in the new project regions, Eastern and Western Region, and support Agricultural Technical and Vocational

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GSDI COLLABORATES WITH ATTC TO ORGANISE SCHOOL EVENT

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The Accra Technical Training Centre (ATTC) in collaboration with the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) has organized a one-day programme to increase interest in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) especially among Junior High School (JHS) pupils. The German Embassy also donated twenty sets of furniture to equip the

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EU DELEGATION VISITS 2ND IMAGE INTERNATIONAL

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A delegation of high-ranking officials from the European Union, led by the Acting Head of the EU Delegation in Ghana, Mr Paolo Salvia, visited 2nd Image International on 2 December 2017. The school is a private cosmetology and garment training centre supported under the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) III project. The European Union

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MAINSTREAMING HEALTH AND WELLBEING INTO SCHOOLS AND APPRENCESHIP TRAINING

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The well-being of every staff/student/apprentice is very crucial to the productivity of his/her organisation. Thus as part of the obligation of the Ghana Skills Development Initiative, we organised a workshop dubbed: Mainstreaming Health and Wellbeing into Schools and Apprenceship Training in Northern Ghana. In addition to an information meeting

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COTVET GENDER STRATEGY

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COTVET GENDER STRATEGYThe Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) with support from the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) has  developed a Gender Strategy to govern the operations of TVET in the Council and its stakeholders. The process for the development of this document has travelled through various stages

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INFORMATION MEETING ON EMPLOYEE WELLBEING

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On 10th March 2014 GSDI in cooperation with GIZ's "Employee Wellbeing Programme (EWP)" organised an information meeting in Tamale. The main subject of the meeting were the results of an EWP Baseline Survey for Technical & Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions and Trade Associations (TAs) concerning knowledge, attitude and

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CBT AND MODERN TRAINING METHODS

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From March 24 until 28, 2014 the Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) performed a training for teaching staff in Accra. National and international trainers conducted a workshop on modern teaching approaches and Competency-Based-Training (CBT) to further develop the capacities of teachers, trainers and facilitators. The participants from

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STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP

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10 Trade Associations with 22 participants, mainly TA presidents and executives, attended a strategic planning workshop from 24th – 27th March. Objective of the 3.5 day workshop was to enable the TA´s to develop individual strategic and activity plans. The workshop focussed to 5 basic modules, such as mission, vision, values;  assessment of

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