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COTVET and GIZ strategize GSDI’s support to the implementation of the national TVET agenda

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) has organized a successful one and half-day retreat with the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) and other main governmental project partners in Ada to strategize GSDI’s support to the implementation of Ghana’s TVET reform. The retreat, which was attended by 24

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GSDI Pilots Master Trainers’ Workshop in Accra

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) has organized a 6-day training for 16 master craftspersons and trainers to build their capacity on workplace training. The training was held at Miklin Hotel, East Legon from 22-27th June. The workshop is in line with GSDI’s mandate to improve the quality of the traditional apprenticeship system in the

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Delegation from the German Government visits GSDI in Koforidua, Eastern Region

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Following the inter-governmental consultation on German-Ghanaian development cooperation, the German delegation from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has embarked on a field trip on 13th of June, 2018, to get insights into the TVET landscape in the region and the German support to TVET in Ghana through the Ghana

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GSDI Steering Committee Members visit TVET Institutions in Eastern Region

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The GSDI Steering Committee embarked on a field trip to visit five TVET institutions to familiarise with their work and discuss their successes and challenges thus far. The steering committee consists of members from selected state institutions, trade associations, training providers, the private sector and development partners. The group started

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GSDI Launches in New Project Region

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) has officially commenced project activities in the Eastern Region with a launch in Koforidua. This is part of the project’s bid to extend to other regions of Ghana. After receiving co-funding from the European Union, the GSDI is expanding its activities to a total of six Regions, introducing three

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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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