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GSDI COLLABORATES WITH ATTC TO ORGANISE SCHOOL EVENT
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 Read More
EU DELEGATION VISITS 2ND IMAGE INTERNATIONAL
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 Read More
MAINSTREAMING HEALTH AND WELLBEING INTO SCHOOLS AND APPRENCESHIP TRAINING
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 Read More
COTVET GENDER STRATEGY
The 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 (brainstorming, data Read More
INFORMATION MEETING ON EMPLOYEE WELLBEING
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 Read More
CBT AND MODERN TRAINING METHODS
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 Read More
STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP
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 Read More
SCHOOL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
A school management training took place from 17th to 20th March 2014 in Dodowa. The German facilitator Inke Hase and the Ghanaian expert Dr. Ahmed Jinapor conducted a work shop for heads, principals and administrators of the 17 pilot schools participating in the activities of the Ghana Skills Development Initiative. Ahmed Jinapor was involved Read More
CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT TRADE ASSOCIATIONS (TA)
Maintenance Management Workshop for TA Training Coordinators of Trade Associations  The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) organized a 3-days Maintenance Workshop for Training Coordinators of the selected Trade Associations in the three regions Volta, Greater Accra and Northern region. The main objective of the training focused on the Read More
CAPACITY BUILDING TVET SCHOOL MANAGEMENT
Workshop Management and Maintenance  The modernized Apprenticeship Training concept integrates training of apprentices at the Training Providers. To meet the standards set in the Occupational Standards and broken down in the Unit Specifications, Training Providers (TP) have to facilitate learning on maintenance principals and major elements. They Read More