Tag Archives: Education

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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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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Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative CEO Hosted in Philadelphia, other US cities

Bamboo Bike

As the CEO and founder of the Ghana Bamboo Bike Initiative, Bernice Dapaah is working to cultivate economic opportunities in Africa. The Ghana-based entrepreneur started the initiative almost 10 years ago as a way to engage young people in the production of eco-friendly bamboo bicycles. Dapaah recently visited Philadelphia as part of a three-city tour hosted by The African Bicycle …

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Samantha Boateng Of William & Mary Builds Library In Ghana

Samantha Boateng

William & Mary freshman Samantha Boateng has been named as one of the “22 Under 22 Most Inspiring College Women” by online publication Her Campus. Boateng was chosen out of 1,000 applicants for her work with Read 2 Lead this past summer in Ghana. Read 2 Lead is an organization Boateng created to promote a love of reading by providing …

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Survey: Interest In Politics Among African Youths Based On Education

Politics

Youth in Africa with higher levels of education have more interest in politics than those with less education or without any form of schooling. This was revealed in a report released by research organisation Afrobarometer in Constitution Hill on Friday in South Africa. Rorisang Lekalake‚ Afrobarometer assistant project manager in southern Africa‚ said that in the 36 countries surveyed education …

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Threads By Dreads Foundation Scholarship Offer In Ghana

scholarship

A sc­holarship offer to high school scholars in Ghana has been instituted by the outreach arm of ­T­h­r­eads by Dreads known as  Thre­ads by Dreads Foundation. Christiana Afotey, o­w­­­­ner and designer of the fashion brand ­T­h­r­eads by Dreads informed TheAfricanDream.net of this development. In a conversation with TheAfricanDream.net Christiana Afotey said “each scholarship goes towards ­the winning candidate’s tuition costs for any University …

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Bishop Adonteng Institutes Divine Word Scholarship Scheme

Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng of the Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) Church in Springfield, Virginia in the United States (US) has instituted a scholarship scheme for deserving students located in the Alexandria public schools systems in the state of Virginia. The scholarship award initiative is the first of its kind by the church. Bishop Adonteng who told TheAfricanDream.net that his church …

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Helping Wallingford and Ghana explore educational exchanges

Dear reader, I’d like to introduce you to my friend: her name is Julie Foss and she is the Assistant Principal of Wallingford Public Schools in the State of Connecticut (CT) USA. We crossed paths back in 2014 when I lived in CT and we had started work together on a program that sought to explore the differences and similarities of …

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