Global perspectives on primary education
Global perspectives on primary education

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Comparing interviews: part 2

Sister Elizabeth Amoako-Athena is principal of Our Lady of Apostles College of Education in Ghana, with many years of experience of teacher training. Matha Josephine Apolot is a lecturer in Primary Education at Shimoni Primary Teacher Training College in Kampala, Uganda, and has recently begun working in higher education.

Activity 6b

In the following 10-minute interview, Elizabeth and Matha talk to Kris Stutchbury, Senior Lecturer in Education at The Open University, about quality education in Ghana (in West Africa) and Uganda (in East Africa).

Listen to this interview and then answer the questions that follow.

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What aspects do both interviewees believe to be important if there is to be quality education in Ghana and Uganda?

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What emphasis do they place on teacher education and trainees’ school experience as a means of enabling teachers being trained to provide quality in their teaching of pupils?

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