Education Akufo-Addo appoints Prof Opoku-Amankwa as acting GES boss

Before this appointment, Professor Opoku-Amankwa was the head of International Programmes at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa as the acting director-general of the Ghana Education Service.

Professor Opoku-Amankwa replaces Jacob Kor, who had been in the post for 28 months, since January 2015.

Before this appointment, Professor Opoku-Amankwa was the head of International Programmes at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

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"Prof Opoku-Amankwa holds a PHD in Language and Education from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom. He studied Social Sciences at the KNUST.

He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Publishing Studies at the KNUST and has knowledge about the social, political, economic and cultural life in Ghana, having studied, worked and researched in a number of communities across the country for over three decades.

He schooled at Suhum Secondary Technical before entering Wesley College in Kumasi where he obtained his Post Secondary Teachers Certificate and taught for over 10 years", the Graphic Online reports.

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