One Road: Learning and Teaching Between Dalun, Ghana and Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, USA
This is a reflection, dialogue, and resource page for a group of projects, including summer internships, held in common by community leaders and learners in Dalun and Bryn Mawr/Haverford. Please find spaces here for sharing ideas, making connections, and posting links.
Below are some resources to inform you about the village of Dalun; NGO partners of the Bi-Co in Ghana; education in Ghana; Ghanaian history; issues of representation, access, privilege, and colonialism; and approaches to cross-cultural collaboration. There is also a discussion forum for blogging, cross-talk, and sharing links. Welcome!
DALUN and NORTHERN GHANA
Titagya Schools http://titagyaschools.org/wordpress/
APPROACHES TO CROSS-CULTURAL COLLABORATION; ISSUES OF REPRESENTATION, ACCESS, PRIVILEGE, AND POWER
Chimamanda Adiche, "The Danger of a Single Story" http://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.html
EDUCATION IN GHANA
Peter Darvas, World Bank, Ghana Education Report http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtdqYGCON_E&feature=youtube_gdata_player
GHANA: HISTORY, GOVERNMENT, CULTURE
Ghana Government Official Portal, http://www.ghana.gov.gh/
US Dept of State background note on Ghana http://www.factmonster.com/country/profiles/ghana.html