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Empowering the 21st Century Learner Through an Integrated Approach

  • 22 February 2019
  • 08:30
  • 23 February 2019
  • 15:00
  • Ghana International School


Education is changing and consequently, so should our teaching. As educators, we must create a positive, innovative learning environment which supports and empowers our students by taking an active role in their own learning. We will review the 21st century competencies, navigating various models of learning while also integrating technology (e.g. Google classroom). Our shift in instruction will support a shift in assessment practices. We will review formative assessment and descriptive feedback supporting learning goals which will guide instruction. Assessment is set at individual student needs. Teachers will be able to review their programs to design lessons supporting the 21st century learner.

KEY AUDIENCE: Teachers, Middle and Senior Leaders

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The aim of this workshop is to support Educators in the empowerment of 21st century learners through an integrated approach

Participants attending this institute can expect to:

  • Explore the benefits of cross curricular links supporting the 21st century classroom.
  • Empower students using technology - e.g. Google classroom
  • Empower students through differentiated learning that supports personalized learning
  • Learn formative assessment strategies that support an integrated learning environment


Annette Ackermann is an Educational Consultant working in the Peel District School Board in Canada supporting teachers from Kindergarten up to grade 12. She has been teaching for over 25 years, and she continues learning from her students every day. During her years as a teacher, she has taught with the Catholic Separate School Board and a private school in Oakville. More specifically, she has taught various grades from Primary up to Senior. She has taught all subject areas, combined grades, and has worked as a support staff working with ESL and Special Education students.

As a French speaker, she has also taught Core French and French Immersion. She also teaches Additional Qualification courses for teachers at both the University of Toronto and the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario. Besides teaching she tries to remain active to find some balance in her life. In the winter, she is a ski instructor; in the summer, she runs and leads a dragon boat team. She also loves to cook, read, garden and travel. She is a proud mother of two young adult men, who both graduated from university this year.

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 Membership  Full Affiliate  Individual 
 Early-Bird Rate  US$ 415  US$ 435  US$ 435
 Full Registration  US$ 435  US$ 460  US$ 460

Early-Bird Date: 24th December 2018

Cancellation Date: 22nd January 2019



Ghana International School

2nd Circular Road, Cantonments

Accra, Ghana

Visa and Health

Refer to the Ghana VISA Information and Exemptions website for more information.


Hotel Name: Midindi Hotel

Physical Address: 15 First Circular Road, East Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Phone No: +233 302 770007

Standard Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 95

Executive Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast): US$ 137

Booking Process

To make your reservation, send an email to Francis at The reservation includes a complementary airport transfer which you can request for if required.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Midindi Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.

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