International Journal of
Educational Administration and Policy Studies

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Educ. Admin. Pol. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6656
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJEAPS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 218

Full Length Research Paper

Challenges facing continuing professional development (CPD) of academic staff of the colleges of education in Ghana

Entsie Nasir Yaqub
  • Entsie Nasir Yaqub
  • Pro Vice Chancellor’s Office, University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
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Clement Owusu-Cole
  • Clement Owusu-Cole
  • Department of Education and Professional Studies, Presbyterian College of Education, Abetifi, Ghana.
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Clara Frempong Ofosua
  • Clara Frempong Ofosua
  • Department of Languages, Presbyterian College of Education, Abetifi, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 06 April 2020
  •  Accepted: 02 July 2020
  •  Published: 31 July 2020


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