Higher Education in Developing Countries: Meeting Millennium Development Goals

April 14, 2008

A lecture by International Visiting Scholar Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah of Ghana.

Time: 4:30 p.m.
Location: Wheelock College (Brookline Campus), 43 Hawes St., Brookline, MA 02446

Reception to follow at 5:30 p.m. in the Living Room.

To R.S.V.P. for the lecture and reception, please contact Valerie Hudson at vhudson@wheelock.edu.

Click here to find out more about the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

About Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah

Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah is the former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education in Winneba, Ghana. In 2006 he was awarded the Order of the Volta by the Ghana government. Professor Anamuah-Mensah’s professional work focuses on increasing teachers’ access to high-quality, multilingual educational resources in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah has taught numerous educational subjects and held many advocacy positions in service to furthering educational standards in Ghana. He was the Director of the Centre for School and Community Science and Technology (SACOST), a pan-African material development and documentation center that promotes community science and technology in African schools. In addition, he is the Director of the National Centre for Research in Basic Education in Ghana, and he is on the advisory board of Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA). Professor Anamuah-Mensah recently presented the report “Teacher Education Beyond the Four Walls of the University” at UNESCO’s Forum on higher education.

Professor Anamuah-Mensah obtained his B.Sc. (Education), B.Sc. (Chemistry), M.Sc. (Chemistry), and M.A (Science Education) at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. In addition, he obtained a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

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