Dr. Alfred Kweku Ampah-Mensah is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA) of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. He is also the National Coordinator of the Leadership for Learning (LfL) Ghana programme – a part of the Leadership for Learning Cambridge network that seeks to support basic school headteachers in Ghana to connect their school level leadership to the overall learning of their schools.
Dr. Ampah-Mensah was a researcher on the DfID sponsored Research Programme Consortium on Implementing Education Quality in Low Income Countries (EdQual) and is passionate about anything education, particular educational leadership issues and is involved in several professional development programmes in education in Ghana, including Edify’s training of supported private school owners and their headteachers; British Council’s Connecting Classrooms programme; T-TEL’s Colleges of Education Leaderership programme and the Ministry Of Education’s Secondary Education Improvement Programme and the training of Ghana Education Service’s Budget and Planning officers on Programme Based Budgeting.
Alfred holds a PhD in Education from the University of Bristol, UK; an MPhil in Educational Planning from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana and a Professional Master’s degree in Educational Planning and Management from UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), Paris, France. Alfred started his carrier as a mathematics teacher and has taught at all levels of the Ghanaian education system. He is a fellow of the Centre for Commonwealth Education, University of Cambridge, UK.