• Akwasi Addae-Boahene

    Chief Technical Adviser

    Akwasi Addae-Boahene

    With more than 19 years working experience with International Development Organizations, Mr. Akwasi Addae-Boahene is currently the Chief Technical Adviser at the the Ministry of Education's Secretariat for Education Policy, Institutional and Curriculum reform. Before taking up his current role at the Ministry, Mr. Addae-Boahene was the National Programme Manager of the DFID funded Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) in Ghana implemented by Cambridge Education. From 2013 to 2014, he was the Executive Director of Associates for Development Partnerships, and was the Country Director of World University Service of Canada (WUSC) in Ghana from 2004 to 2013. As Country Director for WUSC, he was responsible for a portfolio of education and community development projects implemented in Ghana, with funding from USAID, CIDA and others.

    In addition, Mr. Addae-Boahene was the Chief of Party for the Ghana Education Decentralization Project (GEDP) funded by USAID and implemented by WUSC in collaboration with Ghana's Ministry of Education from 2010 to 2012, and also Project Director for the Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai District Development Project.

    He was briefly the Director for Field Operations for the SHAPE Project implemented by World Education based in Boston, USA and funded by USAID/Ghana in 2004, and also the Associate Director for Field Activities of the Community School Alliances (CSA) Project, a component of the USAID funded Quality Improvement in Primary Schools (QUIPS) Program in Ghana from 1998 to December 2003.

  • Jophus Anamuah-Mensah

    Key Adviser-Curriculum Reform

    Jophus Anamuah-Mensah

    Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, T-TEL’s key Adviser, Institutional Reform, is the Executive Chair of the Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA), a programme that has produced free study units that are improving classroom practice across thirteen different countries. Prof.  Anamuah-Mensah was the Director of School and Community Science and Technology Studies and now Director of the Institute for Educational Research and Innovation Studies at the University of Education, Winneba. He is the Chairman of Open Learning Exchange, an organisation dedicated to improving the quality of learning in Ghanaian schools through the use of technology and especially, the creation of an open digital education library accessible online and offline.

    He was also the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and for nine years Prof. Anamuah-Mensah was the Principal and Vice-Chancellor of University of Education Winneba (UEW), the first university in Africa dedicated to teacher education.

  • Jonathan Fletcher

    Key Adviser - Tutor Prof. Development

    Jonathan Fletcher

    Professor Fletcher is T-TEL's key adviser for Tutor Professional Development and the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership at the University of Ghana, Legon. He is a specialist mathematics educator, teacher trainer and assessment consultant. He is a former head of the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE- Post Compulsory) Mathematics/Numeracy programme at the London University’s Institute of Education (UCL- IOE), a former head of the PGCE (Post Compulsory) programme of the University of Greenwich, a former head of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education, University of Cape Coast and a former Deputy Director of the Institute of Education also at the University of Cape Coast. His areas of interest include teacher professional development, teacher performance appraisal and assessment in education.

  • Sam Awuku

    Key Adviser - Policy & Inst'nl Devp't

    Sam Awuku

    Samuel Awuku is an Independent International Management and Leadership Consultant who supports the T-TEL programme as the Key Adviser for the Policy and Institutional Development component. Samuel leads a group of ten College Improvement Advisers who are directly providing a cutting edge college improvement coaching and leadership professional development to all Ghanaian Colleges of Education senior leadership teams. As a Management Consultant and Mathematics Educator, Samuel has over two decades of experience across West Africa, East Africa, Eastern Europe and the United Kingdom.

    A graduate of the University of Cape Coast, The University of Reading, The University of Chichester, London South Bank University and Trinity College, Samuel is also a member of the Institute of Directors, UK, a Fellow of College of Teachers, England and a Chartered Mathematics Teacher, Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, England. Samuel's areas of expertise are: Total Quality Management, Organizational Development, Inclusive Leadership, Digital Leadership, Policy Leadership, Educational Technology Policies and Mathematics as a Human Activity. According to Samuel, leadership is a process and requires a significant level of commonality capital.

  • Noshie Iddisah

    Key Adviser - T-TEL Funds

    Noshie Iddisah

    Noshie Iddisah, key adviser, T-TEL Funds, is highly experienced in grants and project management with over fifteen years’ experience working on large scale development projects in Ghana. She has demonstrated expertise and understanding in budgeting, financial planning and financial reporting, managing of fiduciary risks, grant selection, referral and compliance management, and the establishment of procurement systems.

    She was recently the Civil Society Support Unit Manager (Grants and Capacity Building) for the multi-donor funded civil society strengthening facility STAR-Ghana for over four years. Noshie was responsible for the overall disbursement and management of grants and fiduciary risks; management of the grant selection process, the grants cycle process and making recommendations for grant awards on the project. Noshie has in-depth knowledge and experience of DFID and the wider international development assistance system and understands the political dynamics in Ghana.

    Noshie also worked for over eight years on the UK-DFID funded Forest Sector Development Project administering, managing and disbursing grants for the Government of Ghana aimed at institutional reform of the forest sector in Ghana.

  • Eric Ananga

    Support - Curriculum Reform

    Eric Ananga

    Dr Ananga provides support to T-TEL's Curriculum Reform Programme.

  • Robin Todd

    Team Leader

    Robin Todd

    Robin is T-TEL’s Team Leader, responsible for ensuring that the T-TEL Team provides a high quality technical assistance service to the Chief Technical Adviser and the Government of Ghana.  Robin is a public policy, education and international development professional with a wide range of skills and experience ranging from community-level programme implementation to national policy planning. Sixteen years of relevant experience includes eleven years’ working in education, social development and public service delivery positions in Africa and four and a half years’ developing and implementing policy on education and skills at senior levels within the British Government. From 2009 to 2010 Robin worked under Gordon Brown in the UK Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and has subsequently advised Ministries of Education in Tanzania, Uganda and Sierra Leone on applying the ‘delivery approach’ to improve education systems. Robin first came to Ghana from 2000 to 2002 where he worked as an English Teacher in a Senior High School in the Northern Region.

  • Jake Ross

    Project Director

    Jake Ross

    Jake Ross is Cambridge Education’s Project Director for T-TEL, and also Regional Portfolio Manager for West Africa. He has undertaken long- and short-term technical assistance and management roles in more than 20 countries since joining Cambridge Education in 1994. These have included Bangladesh (5 years), Lao PDR (2 years), Zambia (3 years) and Nigeria (6 years).

    Jake has worked on a variety of primary, secondary, asylum seeker and open learning programmes, including teacher education and research capacity development. As an international development professional, his work has spanned the education and health sectors. He has managed diverse models of development projects, programmes, grants and sectoral support, most recently as Project Director of the 8.5 year, £125m DFID ESSPIN programme. He is deeply committed to equitable access for all to decent quality education, and loves working with colleagues in West Africa.

  • Sharon Tao

    Key Adviser - Gender & Inclusion

    Sharon Tao

    Sharon has extensive experience in implementing gender strategies on large-scale DFID-funded education programmes in Ghana, Tanzania, Nigeria and India, and her experience in systems strengthening, intervention/programme design and policy development on these programmes has not only been underpinned by her PhD engagement with a wide evidence base on teacher quality, and gender and inclusion; but her in-country work has also been informed by her grassroots experience as a researcher and teacher of classes of 100+ students in government schools in Tanzania and Rwanda. She has contributed specialist knowledge and experience in designing gender strategies and mainstreaming gender in T-TEL activities; and her book ‘Transforming Teacher Quality in the Global South’, which includes a specific focus on gender, has been well received in the international community.Sharon is also leading Cambridge Education’s Gender Initiative, which aims to provide a rigorous and comprehensive approach to gender on all of the organisation’s education programming.

  • Natasha Dyer

    Key Adviser - Comms & Learning

    Natasha Dyer

    Natasha Dyer works as T-TEL’s Key Adviser for Communications and Learning. Following a career working in corporate communications in Central and Eastern Europe, running educational and rural development NGOs in South Africa, and building partnerships for the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Natasha has spent the last few years with DHA, a leading research, policy and communications consultancy for the public and third sectors. She supports DFID-funded government programmes across the developing world and NGOs, charities and think tanks to deliver innovative communications and advocacy strategies. This includes producing reports, guides and policy briefs, securing national news stories, developing strategic thinking and delivering training on effective communications’ techniques, social media engagement, infographics and driving behavioural change.

    At T-TEL, Natasha oversees the implementation of the programme’s communications and learning strategy. She builds capacity of staff to ensure stakeholders are regularly informed about programme activities and ensures communications help deliver programme objectives and drive policy change for better teaching and learning in Ghana.

  • Richard Tobin

    Key Adviser - M&E/Research

    Richard Tobin

    Dr Tobin is T-TEL's Key Adviser for the Monitoring and Evaluation Component.

  • Bea Noble Rogers

    Consultant, Curriculum Reform

    Bea Noble Rogers

    Bea Noble Rogers is a consultant working on T-TEL's Curriculum Reform programme.

  • Roger Kwamina Aikins

    Commercial Manager

    Roger Kwamina Aikins

    Roger Kwamina Aikins is the Commercial Manager at the T-TEL National programme office, Accra.

  • Matilda Kudafa

    Operations Manager

    Matilda Kudafa

    Matilda Kudafa is the Operations Manager at the T-TEL National programme office, Accra.

  • Eve Hadshar

    Results Delivery Manager

    Eve Hadshar

    Eve Hadshar is an Education Advisor at Cambridge Education and T-TEL’s Results and Delivery Manager. Eve has considerable project management and business development experience, in Africa and Asia, including managing multi-donor funded education projects and large proposals for new funding. She has experience of designing English language education projects; creating educational materials and resources, based on and adapted from the national curriculum; and conducting workshops and training sessions with English teachers. Most recently, with Cambridge Education, Eve has worked as the Project Manager on an Asian Development Bank-funded skills project and provided technical assistance to the Tanzanian Ministry of Education.

    Eve has a Masters in Education and International Development from the Institute of Education, University of London, and an accredited Project Management Professional qualification, through the Association for Project Management (APM). She has lived and worked in Madagascar, India, Tanzania, Mozambique, the Philippines, the UK, the UAE, Canada, and now, Ghana.

  • Isaac Temeng

    Finance Manager

    Isaac Temeng

    Isaac Temeng is T-TEL's Finance Manager

  • Beryl Opong Agyei

    Coordinator - Tutor Prof. Development

    Beryl Opong Agyei

    Beryl is T-TEL’s coordinator for the Tutor Professional Development Programme. She holds an MBA in Project Management, from Wisconsin International University College Ghana and a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education from the University of Cape Coast. Her career dates back to 2001 and has mainly been in donor funded education projects. She has worked in various capacities under different projects including the Community School Alliances (CSA) and the Education Quality for All (EQUALL), both USAID funded. She also worked with World University Service of Canada (WUSC), a Canadian funded project and Scope Global’s Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID).

    Her main areas of specialization are Educational Training which includes capacity building training for teachers, community mobilization, volunteer and program management.  Beryl is good at dealing with people; especially in explaining things and getting them to learn and understand issues.

  • Emma Fynn

    Coordinator - School Partnerships

    Emma Fynn

    Emma Murumbe is T-TEL’s Coordinator for our School Partnerships Programme. She holds a first degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Cape Coast (UCC) and a Masters of Arts, Child Development from the University of Haifa, Israel.

    Emma has experience in teaching as well as education research. She worked as Teaching Assistant during her National service at the Basic Education Department (UCC) and then taught at Awaso Academy International. She returned to UCC as a Senior Research Assistant in 2014. As part of T-TEL’s School Partnerships team Emma has supported the development of the Teaching Practice handbooks, and the orientation of College Principals, Directors of District Education, Circuit Supervisors, Girls’ Education Officers.

    Emma has managed T-TEL’s training for TPCs, and played a pivotal role in developing and implementing the programmes’ contracts with Colleges of Education for cluster mentor training. Through this initiative, T-TEL provided resources to CoEs through which they trained 7000 Mentors on how to provide more effective teaching practice by using the learning resources provided.

  • Geoffrey Fumey

    Coordinator - Curriculum Reform

    Geoffrey Fumey

    Geoffrey Fummey is T-TEL’s Curriculum Reform Coordinator. He holds a Bachelor of Art in Social Sciences and a Post Graduate Diploma in Organizational Development from the University of Cape Coast. He has worked as a Program officer with the Community School Alliances (CSA) project, the Government Accountability Improves Trust (GAIT) II project, and the Education Quality for All (EQUALL) project. He also Supervised and Monitored projects such as Center for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)-Oxford University, and Council for Technical Vocational Education and Training (COTVET)/Skills Development Fund (SDF) respectively. He has a unique combination of facilitation, training, monitoring and community engagements. His passion is to work with dedication, devotion and enthusiasm in order to impact his clients with his analytic background in development work.

  • Bernice Bangfu

    Coordinator - Policy & Communications

    Bernice Bangfu

    Bernice Bangfu is the Policy and Communications Coordinator at the T-TEL National programme office, Accra. 

    Bernice is a trained Communications professional with past experience working with the media. She has a demonstrated history of working in the Mining and Business Consultancy Industries in various communications related capacities. She is skilled in running Nonprofit Organizations and has considerable experience working on donor funded projects/programmes as a Communications professional. Bernice holds a Masters degree in Communications studies and a Bachelor’s degree in Political science from the University of Ghana. She is intellectually agile, objective and has excellent judgement of situations.

  • Daniel Alimo

    Funds Officer

    Daniel Alimo

    Daniel Alimo is T-TEL's Funds Officer.

  • Abdul-Karim Kadiri

    M & E Officer

    Abdul-Karim Kadiri

    Abdul-Karim Kadiri is T-TEL's Monitoring and Evaluation Officer. He is a bright, talented and self-motivated young man who has excellent organizational skills, is highly efficient and has a good eye for detail. Abdul has extensive experience in monitoring and evaluation, market, social and consumer research. He has a knack for analyzing problems and coming up with creative solutions as well as producing methodologies for effective data management. Above all he is a quick learner who can absorb new ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Enock Gyan

    Communications Officer

    Enock Gyan

     

    Enock Gyan is a trained journalist and a communication for development practitioner with a keen interest in using evidence to enhance messaging and external relations for communications to deliver maximum impact. For close to five (5) years he has been working with the media, policymakers and key opinion formers to influence and
    challenge political, social and economic agendas.

    His ability to communicate clear, simple and active key messages and research ensures that communications help drive policy change, ultimately leading to better delivery of public services. He has a proven record of ensuring that important information travels where it needs to and that it is heard and understood effectively. Aside from his ability to create compelling communications and campaigns, that reach a broad range of stakeholders he has the skill to respond quickly and effectively in crisis situations, protect reputations and reinforce core values.

  • Marjorie Tackie

    Gender Officer

    Marjorie Tackie

    Marjorie Tackie is T-TEL's Gender Officer.

  • Mabel Opoku Opong

    Finance Officer

    Mabel Opoku Opong

    Mabel Opoku Opong is a Finance Officer at the T-TEL National Programme office in Accra

  • Daniel Zewu

    Finance Assistant

    Daniel Zewu

    Daniel Zewu is a Finance Assistant at the T-TEL National Programme office in Accra

  • Gideon Okai

    Operations Assistant

    Gideon Okai

    Gideon Okai is an Operations Assistant at the T-TEL National Programme office in Accra

  • Frank Osei Debrah

    Operations Assistant

    Frank Osei Debrah

    Frank Osei Debrah is an Operations Assistant at the T-TEL National Programme office in Accra.

  • Felix Nartey

    Office Asisitant

    Felix Nartey

    Felix Nartey is an office assistant at the T-TEL National Programme Office in Accra.

  • John Doe

    Office Assistant

    John Doe

    John Doe is an office assistant at the T-TEL National Programme Office in Accra.

  • Fred Ntoso

    Driver

    Fred Ntoso

    Fred Ntoso is a driver at the T-TEL National Programme Office in Accra.

  • Isaac Asamoah

    Driver

    Isaac Asamoah

    Isaac Asamoah is a driver at the T-TEL National Programme Office in Accra.

  • Godfred Quaye

    Driver

    Godfred Quaye

    Godfred Quaye is a driver at the T-TEL National Programme Office in Accra.

  • Mary Ackummey

    Teaching & Learning Adviser

    Mary Ackummey

    Mary Ackummey is the Teaching and Learning Adviser for the Eastern/Greater Accra Zone.

  • Daniel Amofa

    School Partnerships Adviser

    Daniel Amofa

    Daniel Amofa is the Schools Partnerships Adviser for the Eastern/Greater Accra Zone.

  • Wilhemina Gyamfi

    Zonal Field Supervisor

    Wilhemina Gyamfi

    Wilhemina Gyamfi is T-TEL's Zonal Field Supervisor for the Eastern/Greater Accra Zone.

  • Samuel Effa-Amponsah

    Driver

    Samuel Effa-Amponsah

    Samuel Effa-Amponsah is the Driver for the Eastern/Greater Accra Zone.

  • Peter Chammik

    Teaching & Learning Adviser

    Peter Chammik

    Peter is a Teaching and Learning Advisor (TLA) for Colleges of Education in the Northern Zone of Ghana. He has considerable experience in the education sector, both public and private. He was a tutor at the Tamale College of Education from 1990 to 2000. Between 2000 and 2009, he worked with Catholic Relief Services where, as Senior Program Officer, he supervised USAID/UNICEF-funded programs in Education. From 2009 to 2012, he managed CRS’ Office in Wa, where he coordinated education and health programs implemented by a consortium of CRS, Care International, International Union for the Conservation of Nature and other partners. Prior to joining T-TEL in September, 2015, Peter worked at IBIS Ghana, (now OXFAM) as Education Management Specialist. Peter has great interest in advocacy, especially for increasing access to quality education for girls, minorities and other vulnerable populations in rural and deprived communities as well as environmental sustainability.

  • Issahaku Abudulai

    School Partnerships Adviser

    Issahaku Abudulai

    Issahaku Abudulai is the Schools Partnerships Adviser for the Northern Zone.

  • Hawa Nindow

    Zonal Field Supervisor

    Hawa Nindow

    Hawa Nindow is the Zonal Field Supervisor for the Northern Zone.

  • Francis Ansah

    College Improvement Adviser

    Francis Ansah

    Dr. Francis Ansah is the College Improvement Adviser for the Northern Zone.

  • Yussif

    Driver - Northern zone

    Yussif

    Yussif is the Driver for the Northern Zone.

  • Emmanuel Mensah

    Teaching & Learning Adviser

    Emmanuel Mensah

    Emmanuel Atsu Mensah is the Teaching and Learning Adviser for the Volta Zone.

  • Augustus Asah-Awuku

    School Partnerships Adviser

    Augustus Asah-Awuku

    Augustus Asah-Awuku is the School Partnerships Adviser for the Volta Zone.

  • Wellington Mpeniasah

    Zonal Field Supervisor

    Wellington Mpeniasah

    Wellington Mpeniasah is the Zonal Field Supervisor for the Volta Zone.

  • Enos Siayor

    Driver

    Enos Siayor

    Enos Siayor is T-TEL's Driver for the Volta Zone

  • Hope Pius Nudzor

    College Improvement Adviser

    Hope Pius Nudzor

    Dr. Hope Pius Nudzor is the College Improvement Adviser for the Volta zone.

  • Seth Baiden

    Teaching & Learning Adviser

    Seth Baiden

    Seth Baiden is the Teaching and Learning Adviser for the Central/Western Zone.

  • Doris Konadu Boateng

    School Partnerships Adviser

    Doris Konadu Boateng

    Doris Konadu Boateng is the School Partnerships Adviser for the Central/Western Zone

  • Anthony Woode Brown

    Zonal Field Supervisor

    Anthony Woode Brown

    Anthony Woode Brown is the Zonal Field Supervisor for the Central/Western Zone.

  • Abraham Obeng

    Driver

    Abraham Obeng

    Abraham Obeng is the driver for the Central/Western Zone

  • Nana Yaw Safo-Kantanka

    Teaching & Learning Adviser

    Nana Yaw Safo-Kantanka

    Nana Yaw Sarfo Kantanka is the Teaching and Learning Adviser for the Ashanti/Brong Ahafo Zone.

  • Samuel Agyemang

    School Partnerships Adviser

    Samuel Agyemang

    Dr. Samuel Agyemang is the Schools Partnerships Adviser for the Ashanti/Brong Ahafo Zone. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management from the University of Sheffield, UK and a Master of Education (Human Resource Development) degree from University of Huddersfield, UK.

     His research interests include improving standards in schools, educational development as well as leading and managing heads and teaching staff in schools and colleges. He has teaching and mentoring experience in Ghana, South Africa, Lesotho and UK.  He functioned as a team member for T-TEL in the writing of teaching practice and mentor handbooks for Colleges of Education in Ghana. He was part of a team that planned the Master’s degree programme in Educational Leadership for the University of Ghana’s School of Education and Leadership. He was once a tutor and head of Education Department at Agogo College of Education.

  • Alberta Tackie Larkai

    Zonal Field Supervisor

    Alberta Tackie Larkai

    Alberta is the Zonal Field Supervisor for the Ashanti/Brong Ahafo Zone.

  • Alfred Ampah-Mensah

    College Improvement Adviser

    Alfred Ampah-Mensah

    Dr. Alfred Ampah-Mensah is the College Improvement Adviser for the Ashanti/Brong-Ahafo zone.

  • Wisdom Agbevanu

    College Improvement Adviser

    Wisdom Agbevanu

    Dr. Wisdom Agbevanu is the College Improvement Adviser for the Ashanti/Brong-Ahafo zone.

  • Michael Boakye-Yiadom

    College Improvement Adviser

    Michael Boakye-Yiadom

    Dr. Michael Boakye-Yiadom is the College Improvement Adviser for the Ashanti/Brong-Ahafo zone.

  • Rocky Asuman

    Driver

    Rocky Asuman
  • Liza Ireland

    WUSC Vol. (Teacher Training Adviser)

    Liza Ireland
  • Hilary Spicer

    WUSC Vol. (Teacher Training Adviser)

    Hilary Spicer

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