ELECTRONICS WORKSHOP FOR MCPS AND FACILITATORS

Two 2-days-training workshops for Trade Association representatives from the Electronics sector were held in the Volta Region (in Ho at Polytechnic and in Abor at St. Theresa Center for the Physically Challenged). On September 16th – 17th, 2014 the training workshop for Electronics in Ho was attended by 13 MCPs and 6 teachers and on September 18th – 19th in Abor by 16 MCPs and 5 teachers.

GSDI ON AIR

GSDI ON AIROne slot of 'Time with COTVET' broadcasted by Citi FM breakfast show was given to GSDI, in order to provide information about the project and to improve the perception of TVET. The opportunity was taken by Jeanette Burmester and Gladys Quarshie on the 12th of November 2014 at 9 am.

EDWUMA PA!

EDWUMA PA!This means 'good work' and is the title of a newly composed song. You can listen to the song and watch the video here! It was recorded and will continuously be played in order to sensitize the society in an enjoyable way about vocational education and training. The message of the song is to think about the future and to consider learning a trade.

CBT TAKES OFF!

 CBT TAKES OFF!After years of preparation and capacity building, a selected number of Training Providers in three regions of the country (Gr. Accra, Volta Region and Northern Region) are now starting to offer training courses for the informal sector. Beneficiaries are representing five trades: Garment, Cosmetology, Electronics, Automotive, and Welding.

GSDI – COTVET TRAINED STAKEHOLDERS

Together with the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), who coordinates technical and vocational education and training in Ghana, the Ghana Skills Development Initiative ( GSDI) developed and is piloting the cooperative apprenticeship program for five trades (Cosmetology, Garment, Electronics, Welding and Automotive). Following competency based national qualification standards (Proficiency 1 and 2) piloting takes place in 3 regions, namely Greater Accra, Volta and Northern Region.