IPA, JPAL, GES Education Conference in Ghana-poverty Action

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in collaboration with Ghana Educational Services (GES) present the Evidence-Based Education:Policy-Making and Reform in Africa Conference bringing African education practitioners, government policymakers, and researchers together to listen to and discuss current evidence on what works in education.

This 2-day conference will feature a large-scale evaluation of the Ghana Government’s Teacher Community Assistant Initiative (TCAI), aimed at improving literacy and numeracy levels in basic schools and implemented by Ghana Education Services, the Ghana National Association of Teachers and the National Youth Employment, and evaluated by IPA. The conference will also cover topics including student attendance, supportive learning through technology, and teacher accountability and incentives, with presentations from leading international researchers and educational practitioners including.

Date  & Location:
The conference will be held on May 14-15, 2012. The Executive Education will be held on May 16-19, 2012, immediately following the conference .Coconut Grove Regency Hotel Mozambique Link, North Ridge North Ridge – Accra, Ghana (map) The Executive Education Training will be held at the same venue as the conference

For more information on the event and information on how to sign up, please visit http://povertyaction.org/Accra_Education_May2012

Jessica Kiessel
IPA Ghana Country Director