Bright Kwaku Dey

Field of Study: Public Management

Cohort: 2015

Country: Ghana

Leadership Institute: University of Minnesota

Bright Dey is a man of many parts with ten years' experience in various fields of the education sector, particularly community engagement and educational leadership. Currently, Bright is head of the planning unit and the ICT coordinator for the Volta Regional Education Directorate in Ghana, where he focuses on educational innovation, monitoring and project coordination activities. He does leadership skills training for students and youth and upholds volunteerism in local community-based projects and campaigns. Bright holds a Pedagogic Management Certificate from the Aharon Ofri International Centre in Israel, and a degree in Industrial Art from KNUST. Upon completion of the Fellowship, Bright plans to be an authority in education management leadership skills, to sustain the 'Volta Reads Project' to improve reading among school pupils. He will initiate an advocacy project to change 'Teaching Methodologies into Thinking Methodologies' in deprived schools.