Education

10 Great Picture Books to Learn about Africa

When my kids studied Ghana in 2nd grade, one frustration for their teachers was that the kids had impression of Ghana as a rural environment. They didn’t really get to experience or understand that Ghana also has cities. I wasn’t able to find enough books on Ghana to make a book list, so I’ve included picture books set in The Gambia, Mauritania, …

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D.K Boateng Memorial School raising funds to educate pupils

D.K Boateng Memorial School

D.K Boateng Memorial School envisions making a great impact in the lives of children in Ghana and West Africa at large, as a result, the educational institution designed for children from creche to first-grade has embarked on a fundraising effort to this effect. Their mission is to play a unique and major role in the landscape of educational services available …

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Fundraiser inches MOBA-USA closer to $1M Endowment Fund for Mfantsipim school

An amount of about $35,000 in cash and over $150,000 in pledges was realized at the annual convention of Mfantsipim Old Boys Association in the United States (MOBA-USA). These amounts were raised during the MOBA-USA annual dinner-dance and fundraiser held May 26, 2018, at Martins Crosswinds in Maryland (MD). Mfantsipim is a Methodist Secondary School located in Cape Coast, Ghana. …

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A Plain Text Resume Template Just Might Get You That Job

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With attention spans on the lower side and resumes being fed through Applicant Tracking Systems, candidates today need to pack more punch in less time and words. The best way to fight your way to the top of the resume database is through a plain text resume and resume optimization. Recent studies show that our attention spans have decreased significantly …

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I/O Spaces Launches I/O Learn – A Culture-Engineered Education Platform

I/O Spaces

SILVER SPRING, November 28, 2017 — I/O Spaces, located in Silver Spring at Maryland (MD), United States (US), launches I/O Learn, an in-person workforce development experience. The experience focuses on developing an innovative community of professionals and founders that are looking to acquire a new skill set, transition into a new career, or turn an idea into a funded venture. …

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Bilingualism – the benefits of mastering more than one language

Someone once asked me not long ago “what are the benefits of bilingualism nowadays?” I took a deep breath, closed my eyes and I was only able to stop talking after I realized I was short of breath because I was not breathing whilst answering the fellow. I live in a country that is surrounded by French-speaking countries and was …

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Howard University Provost Anthony Wutoh 7th recipient of Bouchet Award

Howard University Provost Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh received the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University Graduate School’s twelfth annual Bouchet Forum at on October 12, 2017. The honor was bestowed on the Provost at the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building in Washington DC, United States (US). Dr. Wutoh who becomes the seventh recipient of the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award has led …

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Alton College Experience volunteer makes ‘life-changing’ trip to Ghana

Alton College Eperience

Extra-curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students’ experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College and this year has seen the launch of the Alton College Experience (ACE). It’s a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment in the United Kingdom …

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