The University of Education at Winneba and the University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Vincent Adzahlie-Mensah

Vincent is a Research Fellow at the National Centre for Research into Basic Education (NCRIBE) located at the University of Education, Winneba. He is also a Lecturer at the Department of Social Studies, University of Education, Winneba

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Christine Adu-Yeboah

Christine Adu-Yeboah holds an International EdD degree in Higher Education from the University of Sussex, UK. She is a senior lecturer in Teacher Education at the Institute of Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana and a deputy coordinator of the department’s research unit. Her research interest is in English Education, Teacher Education and Gender in Higher Education. She worked on the Africa-Asia Dialogue, a research project hosted by the Hiroshima University in Japan and the CREATE project by the University of Sussex. She was also the lead researcher in the Teacher Preparation in Africa (TPA) project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and hosted by the University of Sussex, UK. She is currently working on a project commissioned by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAid), hosted by the University of Sussex, UK.

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Dr Seidu Alhassan

Dr Seidu Alhassan coordinates CREATE work at the University of Education, Winneba and was formerly co-ordinator of the Whole School Development programme supported by DFID. He is currently, the Coordinator at the National Centre for Research into Basic Education at the University of Education, Winneba.

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Christiana Buxton

Christiana Buxton is a lecturer in Health Science Education at the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Her research interests include assessment of nutritional and health intervention programmes in Ghana and health and nutritional issues confronting vulnerable groups in society such as children, women and the elderly.

Professor Jerome Djangmah

Professor Djangmah is a Visiting Professor of the University of Education at Winneba, Ghana. He provides leadership in developing policy research on improving access to quality basic and secondary education in Ghana. In 1973, he co-authored an influential book on family background and educational opportunities in Ghana which analysed problems of equity and access to primary and secondary education for the vast majority Ghanaian children. Professor Djangmah was Director General for Education for Ghana in the 1980s, and has recently been a resident scholar at the Institute of Economic Affairs in charge of national policy studies, and Rapporteur General of the National Education Forum. He was the senior author of the last White Paper on Education and is a frequent consultant to the Ministry of Education in Ghana. He has published on a wide variety of topics including education policy for basic education, more effective links between agricultural growth and educational investment, educational expansion and quality, and national educational reform.

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Dr Joseph Ghartey Ampiah

Dr Joseph Ghartey Ampiah holds a PhD in science education and is an Associate Professor of Science Education at the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, University of Cape Coast, and the Dean of the Faculty of Education. He directs the University of Cape Coast’s partnership within the CREATE consortium. He has worked on a number of projects with researchers from other African countries as well as the UK, the Netherlands and Japan. His recent publications include School and cluster-based in-service training of teachers in Ghana: Participation, views and teaching skills (2010).

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Chris Kwaah

Chris works for the University of Cape Coast, Ghana.

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Dr Daniel Kweku Baah Inkoom

Dr Daniel K. B. Inkoom is a lecturer at the Department of Planning at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana. He is responsible for coordinating CREATE research in th Middle and Northern belts of Ghana. He has carried out research in several fields in planning, including decentralisation and technical assistance to the education sector in Ghana.