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Okrah, Abraham Kwadwo; Ampadu, Ernest; Yeboah, Rita – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2020
The mass unemployment of the youth toady has mostly been attributed to the irrelevance of the school curriculum. However, the skills in the curriculum have not been subjected to critical analysis to empirically prove their relevance or otherwise. The purpose of the study was therefore to identify the skills embedded in the curriculum, those skills…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High Schools, Secondary School Curriculum, Relevance (Education)
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Buabeng, Isaac; Ntow, Forster Danso; Otami, Charles Deodat – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2020
This article focuses on teacher education in Ghana. It examines a number of reforms involving curricular changes and restructuring of teacher education institutions tasked with the responsibility of preparing teachers for the basic school level. The article highlights the structure and changes in Ghana's teacher development policies and practices…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Teacher Effectiveness
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Abroampa, Winston Kwame – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2020
The paper sought to explore the extent to which the hidden curriculum also referred to as the collateral curriculum can be used to develop skills, values and attitudes for learners to inculcate in order to develop the affective domain. Primarily, education is supposed to ensure the holistic development of any individual with a balanced development…
Descriptors: Hidden Curriculum, Skill Development, Praxis, Affective Objectives
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Ngman-Wara, Ernest I. D. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2015
The purpose of the study was to investigate Junior High School science teachers' knowledge about contextualised science instruction. The study employed descriptive survey design to collect data. A test, Test of Science Teacher Knowledge of Contextualised Science Instruction was developed and administered to collect data on teachers' knowledge of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High Schools, Science Teachers, Science Instruction
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Buabeng, Isaac; Owusu, Kofi Acheaw; Ntow, Forster Danso – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2014
This paper reviews Ghana's performance in the TIMSS 2011 survey in comparison with other African and some high performing countries which participated in the TIMSS assessment. Students' achievement in the science content areas assessed were summarized and teacher preparation constructs of teachers of the students who took part in the assessment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Tests, Science Achievement, International Assessment