Lead For Ghana signs MoU with National Service Scheme


The National Service Scheme (NSS) and Lead For Ghana (LFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance capacity training for Service Personnel deployed to the education sector.

The agreement was signed at the national secretariat of the NSS in Accra, with representatives from LFG led by CEO Daniel Dotse, including Andrews Bonsu, Amina Dasuki, Avis Adjacodjoe, and Darkoa Bessa-Simons. The NSS team, led by Osei Assibey-Antwi, greeted their guests and welcomed them to the signing ceremony.

Lead For Ghana (LFG) is a leadership development and network organisation that recruits recent university graduates and young professionals to teach Science, Mathematics, Information Technology, and English in under-resourced schools across Ghana.

Fellows in the LFG Fellowship are inducted into the LFG Alumni Network, a group of leaders bound by a shared experience of teaching in low-income communities and driven by a shared purpose of eliminating educational inequity in Ghana.

The MoU aims to leverage LFG’s expertise and field experience to provide impactful and quality-driven leadership development programmes for National Service Personnel/Fellows, with a focus on pedagogical and leadership training.

Both LFG and NSS leaders expressed their appreciation for the partnership. Daniel Dotse, CEO of LFG, commended the NSS for its efforts in youth employment and education, stating that the agreement will complement NSS’s work and increase the value of National Service Personnel by providing training in areas such as lesson planning, classroom management, and relationship building.

Osei Assibey-Antwi, Executive Director of NSS, highlighted the significance of the partnership in improving education in Ghana and aiding the deployment and training of National Service Personnel in the classroom.

In summary, the NSS and LFG have signed an MoU to enhance capacity training for National Service Personnel in Ghana’s education sector. The partnership aims to provide impactful and quality-driven leadership development programmes, leveraging LFG’s expertise and field experience. Both organisations expressed appreciation for the partnership and its potential to improve education in Ghana.

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