Education: Quality vs Quantity – Chinezi Chijioke

Yewande Omotoso speaks to Chinezi Chijioke who is the CEO of Pioneer Academies, an independent private school network that responds to the need to make quality education accessible. Chinezi was previously the Head of McKinsey & Company’s African Education Practice, where he worked in over 25 countries across the world. Listen in as he shares his thoughts on the challenges facing the current education system in Africa, and the things that Pioneer Academies hopes to transform.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

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Encouraging Scientific Curiosity – Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah

Yewande Omotoso speaks to engineer and educator Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah about her love of math and science to her deep appreciation of engineering, robotics, algorithms and teaching.

 

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Who wrote the gender script? – Simi Dosekun

Yewande Omotso speaks to author, Phd candidate and Nigerian feminist Simi Dosekunabout her research titled “New Styles of Femininity in Nigeria”.

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From the Criminal Courtrooms to the Lecture Halls – Kelly Gillespie

Anthropology Researcher, lecturer and co-founder of the Johannesburg Theory and Criticsm Workshop, Kelly Gillespie speaks to Yewande Omotoso, about her interest in criminal courtrooms, prisons and feminist activism.

Sound design: Tim Pringle, Origin Audio

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Reflections from Ghana’s best-known woman novelist – Ama Ata Aidoo

In this podcast, Yewande Omotoso introduces us to one of her own inspirations in her journey as a writer – Ama Ata Aidoo.  A woman with incredible creative range as a writer, poet, playwright, and academic, Aidoo invites listeners to join her and a group of youth at a recent writers’ workshop in Ghana as she shares her experiences of maturing as a writer.

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Bridging the Education Gap:TeachSA – Dr Mothomang Diaho

Yewande Omotoso speaks to medical doctor and CEO of TeachSA, Dr Mothomang Diaho on innovative solutions to tackle education inequity in South Africa.

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Fundza Literacy Trust – Ros Haden

Fundza Content Developer Ros Haden speaks to Yewande Omotoso about her a personal love affair with books and how this led to her active involvement in the Fundza Literacy Trust, a project that engages and empowers young South African readers through a successful online reading club.

Sound design: Tim Pringle (Origin Audio) & Leon Erasmus (Yebo Studios)

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