Registrar of the National Teaching Council (NTC), Dr Christian Addai-Poku has received an Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Fellowship Award at the ongoing AFTRA 10th Teaching and Learning Conference and 12th Roundtable at Namibia.
In a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek, the Director of the Teaching Council said AFTRA award is in recognition of his contributions towards the teaching profession in Ghana and the Continent of Africa.
“According to the AFTRA President, Professor Josiah Olusegun Adjiboye, ‘the Fellowship Award has been bestowed on Dr Christian Addai-Poku in recognition of his contributions towards the teaching profession in Ghana and the Continent of Africa,” he said in the post.
Besides having been an astute classroom teacher, Head of high schools and presently the Head of the National Teaching Council of Ghana (NTC), Dr. Christian Addai-Poku has also been a strong teacher unionist.
Having served as a Regional Chairman, Vice President and President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers. He is very well known for his strong stance on teacher issues and his massive contributions to teacher policy development.’
This academic year’s Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) Conference is on the theme – Transforming Education in Africa: Teachers, Teaching and the Teaching Profession.
Africa Federation of Teaching Regulatory Authorities (AFTRA) is an intergovernmental organization of the Ministries of Education and National Agencies regulating Teaching in the 55 Member States of the African Union.
AFTRA works with the Education Division of the African Union Commission, UNESCO – International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA) Education International Africa Region, UNESCO Regional offices, Teacher Task Force, Education International and other international organizations.