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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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SCHOOL MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

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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

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CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT TRADE ASSOCIATIONS (TA)

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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

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CAPACITY BUILDING TVET SCHOOL MANAGEMENT

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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

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SKILLS UPGRADING WORKSHOP – GARMENT, HO

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Workshop to refresh and enhance knowledge and skills of Garment Teachers of the respective Training Providers (TP) from 26th of May to 6th of June 2014   GSDI organized this training in order to equip the teachers for the future training courses held to improve the employability of apprentices. The Workshop took place at the premises of Ho

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CBT TRAINING OF TRAINERS (TOT) ON GENERIC SUBJECTS

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The Ghana Skills Development Initiative (GSDI) in collaboration with the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET) is organising two times a 2 days capacity building workshop for generic teachers from the seventeen selected Training Providers within the project’s scope. This is in preparation towards the implementation

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