Contributed Paper C229In session C6B (Tuesday 10th, 16:00-17:30, Level 3 - Conference Room A)
Improving Teaching and Capacity in Statistics Education: The case of Ghana
AuthorsBashiru I.I Saeed (Kumasi Technical University, Ghana)
Azumah Karim (Award of Pan African University Scholarship, )
PresenterBashiru I.I Saeed (Ghana)
This paper aims to contribute to the statistics education literature by reflecting on key issues in developing educational capacity in statistics education in the context of a developing country, using Ghana as a reference. The paper further compares statistics education at the various levels (basic education, secondary education tertiary education.) of education in Ghana. The paper examines the implications for incorporating computer based training (statistical software) for future research needs and the role of collaborations in improving capacity in developing countries in general, and Ghana in particular.