Our Literacy & Learning services prepare students for higher
education and the workplace through
⇒ Systemic initiatives that make student literacy and learning the central
focus of the schools
⇒ Highly motivating and engaging Content Area literacy instruction
⇒ District and school audits for data-driven decision making
⇒ Action planning for systemic change
⇒ Expertly aligned professional development for teachers
⇒ Coaching and support for school and district leaders
⇒ Response to Intervention (RtI) implementation and support
⇒ 21st Century Skills program implementation and support
We work with a wide range of organizations to improve the literacy and
learning of students throughout Ghana.
⇒ Primary schools
⇒ High schools
⇒ Career & Technical Education (CTE) centers and schools
⇒ State Departments of Education
⇒ Regional education associations and service centers
⇒ Professional associations
⇒ National education and leadership organizations
Education Consult Ghana believes that action to improve student literacy
and learning must be based on data.
⇒ Education Consult Ghana's leadership services are based on the research-grounded
Leadership Model for Improving Adolescent Literacy.
⇒ All of Education Consult Ghana's teacher professional development is
based on the research-grounded in Adolescent Literacy Support Framework.
Education Consult Ghana's Literacy & Learning work empowers educators
to develop student competency as readers, writers, thinkers, and
⇒ Our research grounded approach builds district and school capacity to
improve student literacy and learning.
⇒ We collect, analyze, and use data as the core of school-wide
Education Consult Ghana's Literacy & Learning services provide educators with
the tools they need to prepare students to meet literacy demands through four
⇒ Literacy & Learning Audit to identify strengths and areas
of needs for your district/school to improve student literacy and learning
⇒ Action Planning to set goals and get results
⇒ Professional Development to establish a common language, a commons set of
understandings, and a common repertoire of instructional skills and
strategies. For classroom teachers, teacher leaders, and literacy
⇒ Leadership Coaching to support the implementation of a systemic literacy
initiative. For district administrators, building leaders, and school leadership
Why are Education Consult Ghana's literacy services so effective?
⇒ We care. - We work with our clients as partners, listening carefully to your
needs, goals, and capacity, to design collaborative solutions that make sense.
⇒ We understand. - We have taught in schools and universities, served as
school, district, and university administrators, conducted professional development
with classroom teachers and school leaders across the nation. We understand the
challenges that schools face and work with educators to implement practical
solutions that make a difference for students.
⇒ We research. - We base our literacy services on what works in systemic
school reform, educational improvement, teacher professional development, and
⇒ We respect. - Our professional development for teachers and leaders is
respectful and builds on your knowledge and expertise. We coach and focus our
collaborative energy on literacy improvement over time, deepening knowledge and
implementation so results can be seen at the classroom, school, and district
⇒ We connect. - We use technology to support client services, reporting to
clients in an effective and timely manner, connect with clients in between onsite
visits, connect clients to resources, and collect and report data. This means we
offer clients state-of-the art applications and services attuned to the 21st
⇒ We inspire. - Our passionate staff brings vision and hope to teachers and
students that literacy develops self-confidence, self-efficacy, and enhanced
ability to succeed in school, work, and life.
Education COnsult Ghana Literacy and Learning services include
21st Century Skills
Education COnsult Ghana's teaching and learning experts examine your school or
district's current practices that prepare students to be successful 21st century
learners. Schools receive a detailed analysis and specific recommendations for
improvement. Education COnsult Ghana's action planning tools and approaches help
school leaders quickly put into place updated and effective practices and monitor
progress toward goals. Education COnsult Ghana is recognized as a PD Affiliate by
the Partnership for 21st Century Skills.
Career and Technical Education
Education COnsult Ghana's CTE
experts work with CTE schools by coaching leaders and helping teachers to improve
student reading, critical thinking, writing, and vocabulary development within the
context of preparation for Career and Technical fields.
Leadership for Literacy Coaching
Education COnsult Ghana's leadership consultants provide training and support for
school administrators and leadership teams on how to successfully implement
school-wide instructional improvement initiatives. Areas of expertise include how
to design and sustain initiatives to improve reading and math, Response to
Intervention (RTI), 21st century skills development, and other priority areas
facing educational leaders today.
Literacy and Learning Action Planning
Education COnsult Ghana's
literacy consultants examine student performance, teacher practice, and school
capacity against research-based practices. Schools receive a detailed analysis of
school and teacher capacity to improve literacy instruction with specific
recommendations for improvement. PCG's action planning tools and approaches save
time and money by targeting areas for improvement and streamlining the process so
school leaders can take immediate action to improve student literacy and
Literacy and Learning Audits
Education COnsult Ghana's Literacy
& Learning Audit (grades 5 to Junior high) integrates your school's data and
compares your instructional practices with research-based best practices. You
receive a detailed, customized analysis of current school and teacher capacity for
literacy and learning instruction as well as specific, actionable recommendations
Literacy & Learning Professional Development
COnsult Ghana’s practical and interactive Teacher Professional Development provides
teachers with research-based tools and high impact strategies focused on improving
literacy and learning for all students, including English language learners, in
content areas such as math, science, social studies, and English language arts.
Topics include training for teacher mentors and instructional coaches; integration
of 21st century skills into today’s classroom; differentiation strategies; and
strategies for motivating and engaging students.
Thinkquiry Toolkit 1
Thinkquiry 1 emphasizes more than basic reading and writing by preparing students
for higher level thinking and learning about content. Thinkquiry 1 has undergone
extensive field-testing. Comments from teachers and administrators have been very
positive: "It is a great compilation of reading strategies in an accessible