The Supported Teaching in School Unit in the college is managed by a coordinator who works in collaboration with a committee, partner schools and some key stakeholders. Ghana’s education landscape has been experiencing a set of ambitious and wide- ranging reforms including teacher education reforms which are designed to ensure that the country’s classrooms are staffed with skilled, trained and motivated teachers.
A key pillar of the teacher education reform is the shift from a Diploma in Basic Education to a 4- year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Degree in Education. The curriculum for the 4- year Basic Education Degree provides Ghana’s teachers with a range of practical competencies, skills, knowledge and values to deliver high quality education. To achieve the above goals, the unit has reached out to area schools to form partnerships with the dual purpose of meeting individual needs of the various schools as well as providing Wiawso College of Education with sites to do practicum, internships, and student teaching.
The STS Unit of the college undertakes the following activities:
The Committee which is having the oversight responsibility of supported teaching activities consists of the following: