The Impact Workshop
The workshop is part of an ongoing research project that investigates “the early education for young deaf children and their caregivers in Ghana”. It is a collaboration between the University of Leeds, UK, and the Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. It is funded by the British Academy’s Early Childhood Education Programme, supported under the Global Challenges Research Fund.
The aim of the project is to build an understanding of the social/cultural and resource dynamics surrounding young deaf children and their caregivers in Ghana where early child development and inclusive education for all is a priority.
The project team is made up of Prof. Ruth Swanwick – Principal Investigator, School of Education, University of Leeds, UK, Co-investigators, Dr. Alexander Mills Oppong, and Dr. Yaw Nyadu Offei, Department of Special Education, Dr. Jackie Salter, supporting the development of evidence-based early training and resources and Mr. Daniel Fobi, project support and lead on engagement with the UK and Ghana stakeholders. (https://deafed.leeds.ac.uk/home) Mrs. Joyce Fobi, Ms. Faustina Frimpomaa Mantey, and Mr. Obed Apau are the research assistants.
The Honourable Deputy Minister of Education, Hon. Rev. John Ntim Fordjour will deliver an address at the workshop.
Windy-Bay Guest House, Winneba