Ghana Tertiary Education Council (GTEC) established in 2020

The Ghana Tertiary Education Commission has recently replaced the previous National Accreditation Board. The GTEC resulted in combining the previous National Council for Tertiary Education (NTEC) and the National Accreditation Board (NAB) to form one gov

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Ghana schools reopen after 9 months COVID-19 shutdown

After a 9-month school shutdown due to COVID-19, Ghana’s government announced the reopening of schools at all levels for the next academic year earlier this month. Tertiary students were the first ones to return to campus from Saturday, January 9, 2021.

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Upgrading of Polytechnics in Ghana

6 of the 10 polytechnics operating in Ghana are set to be upgraded to Universities of Technology by the end of 2016. Among other courses, they will offer a one year Bachelor of Technology (BTech) program consisting of 18 to 24 credits for Higher National

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Ashesi University College Library is Amazing!

By Melissa Ganiere Last month I attended the EducationUSA Africa Regional Forum in Ghana. The conference was remarkable, and I had the opportunity to visit a couple of Ghanaian institutions, including a local university library. In honor of National Libr

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ECE Evaluator in Ghana this week to co-present at EducationUSA Africa Regional Forum

The EducationUSA Africa Regional Forum is this week from March 15 to March 17 in Accra, Ghana. Our Evaluator, Melissa Ganiere will co-present a session on The Mysteries of Credential Evaluation. ECE has a long established collegial relationship with Educ

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