The second edition of the Databank Leadership Series has been held by Databank at the Alisa Hotels in Accra.
The event, which took place on Tuesday took the form of a panel discussion focused primarily on education and was under the theme “Financing Quality Education that is Globally Relevant”.
Delivering the keynote address, Kojo Addae-Mensah stated that urged parents and guardians to prepare financially towards their children’s education. He also admonished schools and past student unions to set up endowment funds for their schools while urging policy makers to work on improving the disparity between the Ghanaian and international curriculum.
Dr. Esi Ansah also highlighted the important role quality education plays in the life of an individual and stressed the need to develop and implement a scheme that will churn out quality and world class students.
On his part, Dr. Naomi Adjepong, the Director in charge of Secondary Education at Ghana Education Service also asked for the creation of more scholarships and endowment funds to support schools and students.
The Databank Leadership Series was attended by head teachers from public and private schools, old student associations, corporate executives, educationists as well as a cross section of the media.
The panelists for this year’s event were Dr. Esi Ansah (MD, Axis Human Capital), Mr. Michael Inkoom (Director in charge of Secondary Education, G.E.S), Anis Haffar (Founder, GATE Institute), Dr. Naomi Adjepong (Alpha Beta School) and Kojo Addae-Mensah (Group CEO, Databank), with Amma Lartey (Africa Regional Director, Reach for Change) moderating the event.