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The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. It promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. One important goal of the Goethe-Institut is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture. ... [according to site editor's information]
The National Commission on Culture was established to manage from a holistic perspective the cultural life of the country. It is enjoined, among other things, to promote the evolution of an integrated National Culture, supervise the implementation of programmes for the preservation, promotion and representation of Ghana tradition and values. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Volunteer Corps is a non profit NGO based in Accra. It was formed in 2005, with the goal of helping the people of Ghana. In addition the organisation tries to offer volunteering experiences at an affordable price. Within Ghana Volunteer Corps offers support, accommodation, food, airport pickup, orientation and traveling to projects. Volunteer Corps motto is "serving mankind, bridging cultures". Objectives are inter alia
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MUSTER focused on generating new understandings of teacher education before, during and after the point of initial qualification as a teacher. Its concerns included exploring how new teachers are identified and selected for training programmes, how they acquire the skills they need to teach effectively, and how they experience training and induction into the teaching profession. The research included analytical concerns with the structure and organisation of teacher education, the form and substance of teacher education curriculum, the identity, roles and cultural experience of trainee teachers, and the costs and probable benefits of different types of initial teacher training.
The MUSTER Discussion Paper Series and the MUSTER Research Reports are dowloadable for free.
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Site with many resources about science in and about Africa (African Studies). You can register and put your own articles, dissertations etc. online. The site applies the Open Access idea. Unfortunately, the search doesn't work (you always get the same number of "hits") so that you have to browse through the pages. The links on page 3 - 6 and 15-36 are empty / faulty. Otherwise you can find articles, dissertations, statistics about music, webpages, etc. One focus is on Ghana and music (Highlife). ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The site does NOT contain all the documents listed on the first page, but only the 81 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century given by M. Ryff, founder of the Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (West African Trading Company) . [editors ilissAfrica]
The Art & Life in Africa website, hosted by the University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA), is a freely accessible educational resource that is the product of the collaborative efforts of more than fifty scholars, technicians, collectors and institutions around the world. The website offers topic essays like "Art from the Ijo Spirit World" by Martha G. Anderson, "Weaving in Southern Nigeria", by Lisa Aronson, "Yoruba Gelede Masquerade" by Henry J. Drewal or "Nature, Spirits and Arts in Burkina Faso" by Christopher D. Roy.It has chapters on everyday endeavor, key moments in life, divination, and death for example. Art and field photographs and videos are further useful resources. Finally, a large bibliography and introductory information about countries and ethnic groups are offered. The focus is on West Africa, however, countries in Southern and Eastern Africa are covered as well. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
WiLDAF is a network of African NGOs and individuals based in Africa who are using the law as a strategic tool to promote and protect women's rights. The network now comprises about 500 organisations and 1200 individuals in 27 African countries. The main aim of WiLDAF is to ensure women are aware of and fully utilise their rights for self and societal development. ... [according to site editor's information]
KITE is a Ghanaian Not-for-Profit development organisation and a leading actor in the Energy, Technology and Environment sectors in Ghana and the West Africa Sub-Region. Its mission is to influence policy formulation and implementation in favour of sustainable development through Research, Capacity Building, Project Development and Implementation in the areas of Energy, Technology and Environment in partnership with Leading National and International Organizations. ... [according to site editor's information]
The main goal of WAPCA is to effectively preserve primate species in the West-African Upper Guinean Rainforest, which are seriously threatened by extinction. WAPCA is an initiative of several European Zoos, the Zoological Society for the Conservation of Species and Populations (ZGAP) and its French Partner organization Conservation des Espèces et des Populations Animales (CEPA). ... [according to site editor's information]