The TUC of the Ghana is the main umbrella organization for trade union activites in Ghana. It is made up of seventeen affiliated (autonomous) national unions and the official mouthpiece of unionized labour in its dealing with government and with the employers association. It has a membership of about 500,000. ... [according to site editor's information ; editors ilissAfrica]
GNAT is a service organization that is concerned with ensuring better conditions of service for its members who are drawn from pre-tertiary levels of the educational system (i.e. from public and private primary, junior and secondary schools, teacher training colleges, technical institutes and offices of educational administration units). ... [according to site editor's information]
AGI is a NGO sponsored by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and considered to be a voice of the private sector. AGI's main objectives are to contribute to the growth and development of industries in Ghana and to create a business climate, which will allow Ghanaian companies to be internationally competitive. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Chamber of Mines is the peak minerals industry association in Ghana. The Chamber represents the collective interests of companies involved in mineral exploration, production and processing in Ghana. Its activities are funded by its member companies, which produce over 90 per cent of the Ghana's mineral output. ... [according to site editor's information]
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]
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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The Economy of Ghana Network (EGN) is a civil society organization embracing all persons with adequate training and interest in discussing issues relevant to the proper management of the economy of Ghana and to the country's socio-economic development. The network provides a platform for disseminating research findings and discussing their policy relevance. It seeks to make easily accessible to a wider audience the findings of all the research being carried out on the socio-economic development Ghana from the different parts of the globe. The network also seeks to engage all interested persons in policy debates and will provide additional material to public agencies to assist in enriching national policy making. It seeks to protect its independence from known political interest groups and therefore dies not align itself with such groups even as it discusses issues of political interest.
The Economy of Ghana Network is generally E-based. It uses this interactive website as the main platform for discussion among members. ... [according to site editor's information; 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]