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Name: Ernest Immaare Ngman-Wara
Department:Department of Science Education
Institution:University of Education, Winneba


Ernest I. D. N. Ngman-Wara

ACADEMIC Qualifications 1977 General Certificate of Education (O’ level), Nandom Secondary School, Nandom, Ghana 1979 Certificate of Education (A’ level) Nandom Secondary School, Nandom, Ghana. 1985 B.Sc. (Biology), University of Cape Coast, Ghana. 1997 M.Ed. (Science Education), University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Professional Qualification 1985 Diploma in Education, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 1979 General

Previous posts held with dates:

Sept. 2000 to present: Department Time-Table and Examinations Officer Sept. 2000-August, 2001: Academic Counsellor University College of Education, Winneba 1997-Feb, 2000: Assistant Headmaster, Notre Dame Seminary/Sec. School, Navrongo 1997-Feb, 2000: Head of Science Department, Notre Dame Seminary/ Secondary School, Navrongo Feb.-Sept. 1999: Acting Headmaster, Notre Dame Seminary/Secondary. School June-Sept. 1998: Acting Headmaster, Notre Dame Sem./Sec. School 1987-1993: Head of Department, Notre Dame Sem./Sec. School

Details of teaching experiences in U. E. W --- Curriculum Development and Evaluation 3 credits Assessment in Science 2 credits Principles of Ecology 3 credits Plant and Animal Ecology 3 credits Techniques in Improvisation 2 credits Introduction to Integrated Sc. Teaching 2 credits Integrated Sc. for Basic Teacher 1 2 credits Methods and Assessment for Basic Sc. Teacher 2 credits Basic Science Teacher 2 credits Research Methods 2 credits Curriculum Materials Study in Integrated Sc. for Basic Teacher 2 credits

14. Conferences, Seminar, symposia, Workshop, etc., attended: Conferences: Papers presented at conferences.

We reap what we sow. Teachers not teaching or learners not learning mathematics? Mathematics Association of Ghana Annual General Meeting/Conference, Koforidua, Ghana, 16th July, 2002.

1987-2004: Annual Conferences and Workshops of Ghana Association of Science Teachers (G. A. S. T.)

Workshops attended: Sept. 1-6, 2004: 45th Annual National Conference/Workshop of GAST June 24-25, 2004 Student Internship Programme Pre-education Seminar Workshop by Centre for Teacher Development and Research May, 11-12-2004 National Forum on Teacher Education by University of Education, Winneba Feb. 19-20, 2004 Workshop on the Dynamics of the Contemporary International Systems and Ghana’s Foreign Policy, University of Education, Winneba Nov. 25, 2002 National Workshop on Language, Culture, Education and National Development by Centre for the Advocacy on Language and Culture (CALaC) Nov. 5-7, 2003 ICT Workshop: Developing Online Teaching Materials Dec. 2002: Workshop on Integration of Herbal Medicine into School Science. University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. June. 2002: Mentoring workshop jointly organized by University of Education, Winneba and University of Leeds. March. 2001: Workshop on Instructional Teaching Training for Basic Education in Ghana, University of Cape Coast, Ghana. Feb. 2001: Workshop on Linking Indigenous/Informal Science Technology to School Science University of Education Winneba, Ghana Aug. 2003: Workshop for Distance Education Writers, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. May. 2000: Education Forum, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana June, 2000: Workshop on Innovation in Science, Mathematics and Technology, University of Education, Ghana May.1992: Training of trainers’ course for the teaching of life skills and vocational skills for junior secondary school teachers. Aug. 1992: Training of trainers’ course for science and mathematics teachers for primary and junior secondary schools. Jan. 1991: In-service Course for Biology Teachers in Senior Secondary Schools. Books Published 1. Methods and Assessment in integrated science, Unit 1: page 9 to 52 and Unit 2: pages 55 to 98 Publishers, I.E.D.E., University of Education, Winneba 2. Yeboah, S.K., Taale, K.D. & Ngman-Wara, E. (2005) SWL Science for Junior Secondary Schools – Pupil’s Book 1-3. Accra: Sam-Woode Ltd.

3. Yeboah, S.K., Taale, K.D. & Ngman-Wara, E. (2005) SWL Science for Junior Secondary Schools – Teacher’s Guide 1-3. Accra: Sam-Woode Ltd.