Winner of the 2022 Ghana Teacher Prize, Gyimaah Stella has joined Ghana’s leading education think tank – Africa Education Watch, the Executive Director of the Education Policy Research and Advocacy, Kofi Asare has announced.
In a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek, the EduWatch Director said Kindly help us welcome the 2022 Ghana Teacher Prize (GTP) winner Gyimaah Larbi Stella to the Eduwatch Team, as our newest Fellow (Inclusion).”
34-year-old Madam Stella Gyimah Larbi of Adenta Community School in Adenta Municipality of the Greater Accra Region on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, was adjudged the 2022 National Best Teacher at an award ceremony.
She was awarded a three-bedroom house worth GHC300,000 for being the most outstanding teacher for 2022. Madam Stella received the award at the Ghana Teacher Prize ceremony at the University of Development Studies, Tamale.
Profile Gyimaah Stella
Stella Gyimaah Larbi is a believer in a new generation of self-reliant youngsters and positive changes in the classroom and the world to reduce inequality.
She is a proud Teacher and trainer. Youngsters and Teachers Development Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Writer, and a Global Schools Advocate Mentor with much interest in goals 4, 5, 8 and 10.
She teaches English Language at one of the schools under Ghana Education Service.
Gyimaah is the Executive Director of “Youngsters and Teachers Hub” and the Founder of Skills Impact Station. Her work includes teaching, consultancy, training, inspiring sessions, grooming and assisting in creating strategies in the area of youngsters and teacher development.
She runs “She to Go” a Mentorship initiative to push women and girls to acquire soft and hard skills to break barriers in all domains.
She believes the foundation of a person is key to future success and everybody can make a change positively when the right values, skills and knowledge are acquired. Spanning over a decade in teaching at the Junior High School Level, and inspiring transformation in and outside the classroom,
Gyimaah’s drive has been to help uplift the gift in others; to dedicate fully when need be; To learn and come out with theoretical and practical innovations to change the face of learning. She authored “Girls’ and Ladies’ Greatness Guide”, “Getting the Grades” and “Beyond Today”.
She holds a Bachelor of Education degree in Education from the University of Education Winneba (UEW), a Master of Arts Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Ghana Legon, and MPHIL in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Education, Winneba, Executive Women in Leadership Certificate from University of Stellenbosch Business School and Mentorship and Coaching Certificate from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.