Kindergarten Teachers Assessment Practices in Ghana
Formal child care provision in education has been problematic worldwide since the days of yore.
It probably took the enviable efforts of great philosophers and reformers like John Locke, Jean Piaget and Jack Jean Rousseau, who had to fight at their peril to change society’s poor perception about children.
Until recently, pre-school education and for that matter early childhood care and development was seen as a less important aspect of educational systems in many developing countries including Ghana.
This book is a masterpiece recommended for all early childhood practitioners as it gives practical insight into the thinking of some teachers when carrying out their assessment practices.
It further discusses the various ways of assessment at that early level which ought be as informal as possible thereby conforming to the developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood education.
Finally, it details out some recommendations for practitioners who handle and assess children's learning outcomes.
Asare Kotor was born and raised up in Ghana, West Africa.It has always been his dream to lecture at the university level.He was trained as a basic school teacher and later as an early childhood caregiver.
He now serves as a tutor in numerous early childhood training institutions in Ghana including University of Education, Winneba, his Alma-mater.