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.

COLLABORATION OF GSDI STAKEHOLDERS IN THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

A three days workshop for Automotive Trade Teachers and GNAG Master Craftspersons, on Workshop Information Systems and Workshop Diagnostic Systems was initiated by GSDI. “To meet the requirements of customers in the modern automotive business the work without both of the systems is unthinkable!” said the facilitator of the workshop, Mr. Torsten Kietz who is running his own automotive workshop in Germany.

 

FOLLOW-UP ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORKSHOP: GSDI TRAINS FACILITATORS

From the 7th to the 9th of July GSDI initiated a three days training on entrepreneurship in the GSDI office in Accra. The workshop was designed to follow-up with 13 selected Master Craftspersons on the previous Training of Trainers on ‘Basics of Entrepreneurship’. Cadmond Dadzie conducted the training in cooperation with Gladys Quarshie from the GSDI team. The training did not only aim to provide a deeper understanding of the basics of entrepreneurship, but it also had the objective to train the participants as facilitators in their respective Trade Association.