Kenneth Gyamerah (Education) – Examining the Role of African knowledge systems and Pedagogies in Decolonizing STEM Education in Ghana
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In Ghana, education has been considered the potential driver to achieving sustainable development and reducing systemic inequalities (Ghana Education Service, 2019). Equitable access to inclusive education is inextricably connected to all the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (UNESCO, 2020). For several decades, there have been attempts by the government to transform Ghana’s educational system. Nonetheless, key evidence from the Ministry of Education (2018) indicates that, although primary school learners stay in schools between 4 and 7 hours every day for six years, most learners are not achieving the minimum proficiency in basic numeracy and scientific inquiry.
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