ICT in Ghana’s basic schools

Policy rhetoric or digital fantasy? The joy of any parent would be to see their ward demonstrate understanding and skill in addressing everyday problems in society. This explains why parents and guardians will go the extra mile to make sure their children get the best...

PROJECT UPDATE #8

Reopening of schools, jabs, and the future of education in Ghana  In this month's project update, I will be reflecting on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana and how it has affected teaching and learning. While Selena had planned to discuss the concept of fairness this...

Ghana @ 64: Celebrating our silent nation builders

  In Ghana, the month of March every year has been declared Ghana month. We celebrate Ghana month because it is the month of our independence. Ghanaians and tourists alike are encouraged to celebrate the uniqueness of our beautiful country. Indeed, there is a lot...

PROJECT UPDATE #7

I thought I would keep this month’s project update brief, focusing on a few highlights to offer an idea of where the project is headed next. Good news is that we’re still on track. Much of the WP1 Horizon scan is complete (global). We are now starting to focus on...

PROJECT UPDATE #6

Preliminary findings … survival is not an academic skill. It is learning how to stand alone, unpopular and sometimes reviled, and how to make common cause with those others identified as outside the structures in order to define and seek a world in which we can all...

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PROJECT UPDATE #8

PROJECT UPDATE #8

Reopening of schools, jabs, and the future of education in Ghana  In this month's project update, I will be reflecting on the COVID-19 situation in Ghana and how it has affected teaching and learning. While Selena had planned to discuss the concept of fairness this...

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PROJECT UPDATE #7

PROJECT UPDATE #7

I thought I would keep this month’s project update brief, focusing on a few highlights to offer an idea of where the project is headed next. Good news is that we’re still on track. Much of the WP1 Horizon scan is complete (global). We are now starting to focus on...

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PROJECT UPDATE #6

PROJECT UPDATE #6

Preliminary findings … survival is not an academic skill. It is learning how to stand alone, unpopular and sometimes reviled, and how to make common cause with those others identified as outside the structures in order to define and seek a world in which we can all...

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PROJECT UPDATE #5

PROJECT UPDATE #5

It’s 5am and all is quiet as I write this month’s project update. A combination of 2020 having drawn to a close and the stillness of the world outside is perhaps what is prompting me to reflect a little more keenly on where I’ve been this past year and where I’m going...

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PROJECT UPDATE #4

PROJECT UPDATE #4

Through its institutional processes of normalization, power hides rather than reveals and interprets the relationships that characterize its control over society and life. –Hardt & Negri, Empire

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PROJECT UPDATE #3

PROJECT UPDATE #3

I had wanted to begin my project update with an apology for being late. After all, I did say I intended to post one on the first of every month … But when the media finally called the US election yesterday, good news which I am still celebrating, and given the...

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PROJECT UPDATE #2

PROJECT UPDATE #2

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? What does fair mean? How might we think about these ideas from the perspective of sustainability? These are some of the questions we started exploring during the project kick-off meeting last Wednesday. Since then, these questions...

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Fair-AIEd Project Launch

Fair-AIEd Project Launch

After spending weeks redesigning my research timeline and work plan to account for COVID-19, my Fair-AIEd project is live. The original start date was May 1 2020, but when the pandemic hit in the beginning of the year it did not make sense to keep to this. In...

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