EMA alumni as vital link between EU and higher education stakeholders
Partnerships amongst key stakeholders are vital for the success of interventions in the higher education sector. On the 7th of December, EMA alumni, officials of the EU delegation to Ghana, officials of the Directorate for Education and Culture (DG EAC), the European Commission, representatives of higher education institutions and government institutions met at the EU delegation office to deliberate on strategies for the coming year towards the success of Erasmus+ programmes and increased awareness in the sub-region.
Claire Hermann of the Directorate for Education and Culture (DG EAC), European Commission and Marta Brignone of the EU delegation highlighted some of the opportunities which institutions in the sub-region can take advantage of. Felix Kwabena Donkor (EMA alumni) shared some insights on how higher education institutions can enhance collaboration with their European counterparts under the ERASMUS+ framework. Dr Saani Adams of the Ministry of Youth and Sports as well as Dr Umorana of the National Commission of Civic Education (NCCE) touched on some of the challenges that institutions face in harnessing the ERASMUS+ opportunities. At the end of the event, participants resolved to collaborate further and enhance the sharing of information.