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Smock from Ghana

Smock Fashion Culture in Ghana’s Dress Identity-Making

Smock fashion culture in pre-colonial, colonial, postcolonial and modern day Ghana will forever remain indelible for its outstanding historical sweep and aesthetical clout in Ghanaian new identity-making. For nothing at all, the word ‘smock’ throws up lasting memories of the eve of Ghana’s independence at the Old Polo Grounds in Accra where Nkrumah, the hero, shed tears of joy in proclaiming the country’s independence.

Professor Kojo Fosu

THE MUSEUM IN OUR MIDST

Lecture by by Professor Kojo Fosu, University of Education, Winneba, Presented at the opening of the Ghana National Museum Exhibition. 17th December 2014 in Accra.

Ghana's Child Art Education in Crisis

Ghana’s Child Art Education in Crisis

Ghana’s educational system has succeeded in training few artistic entrepreneurial minds and inventors who could produce her functional and decorative needs. This has coerced her...

TVET STIGMATIZATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: REALITY OR FALACY?

TVET STIGMATIZATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: REALITY OR FALACY?

TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) programmes have been in existence in most developing African countries including Ghana for decades. But their intended productive and inventive output of producing readily employable and or self-employable graduates, and serving as real economic bail out for the deteriorating economies in Africa is yet to be achieved.