Seth Asare-Danso

Seth Asare-Danso
University of Cape Coast | UCC · Department of Arts Education (DAE)

Cert. Libr; Dip. Ed.; B. A. (Hons); B.D. (Hons.); PGCE; M.Ed.; M.Phil; PhD

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Introduction
Rev. Prof. Seth Asare-Danso is a Professor of Religious and Moral Education. He has been involved in the design of curriculum programmes for a number of tertiary institutions in Ghana. He has twenty-six years of teaching experience. He also has one-year teaching experience in Denmark. He is the Protestant Chaplain of the University of Cape Coast.
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October 2001 - February 2016
University of Cape Coast
Position
  • Rev. Prof. Seth Asare-Danso is an educationist, a theologian, an administrator, a social anthropologist, a librarian and an expert in curriculum design. He has been engaged in teaching, research and community service since he joined the university in 2001. He has joined a team of researchers at the department to design curriculum for a number of tertiary institutions in Ghana. He is currently engaged in an Association of West African Universities (AWAU) project that seeks to harmonize basic education curriculum in West Africa. He has served as Head of Department of Arts & Social Sciences Education from 2012 to 2014. He is an Associate Professor in Religious and Moral Education, and he has twenty-one years of teaching experience, with six years teaching experience at a College of Education at Agogo-Ashanti, and fourteen years of teaching experience at the University of Cape Coast. He also has one-year teaching experience at Nellerupgaardskolen (a folkeskole) at Gilleleje, Denmark. He is currently serving as the Protestant Chaplain of the University of Cape Coast.

Publications

Publications (31)
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This study examined the role of theological education in building a mission-oriented church in Ghana in the 21 st century. The study sought to find answers to the goal of theological education in Ghana; the motives for the church in embarking on mission; the models of theological education in Ghana; the structure and content of theological educatio...
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This historical study examines the spread of Christianity in India in the 16th and 17th centuries, and lessons to be drawn by Christian churches in Ghana in the 21st century. Personal interview and content analysis of primary and secondary source documents were used for data collection. The grounded theory design was used to develop four theories,...
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This study examined the role of theological education in building a mission-oriented church in Ghana in the 21st century. The study sought to find answers to the goal of theological education in Ghana; the motives for the church in embarking on missions; the models of theological education in Ghana; the structure and content of theological educatio...
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Moral Education is provided by major institutions within the civil society. The social institutions include the family, religious bodies, the mass media and the school. This paper examined the nature of Moral Education that has been provided in the Ghanaian basic schools during the pre-colonial period (1820 up to 1850), the colonial period (1851-19...
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Moral Education is provided by social institutions like the family, religious bodies, the mass media and the school. In the school, Moral Education can be promoted either through the teaching of subjects like the Religious and Moral Education (RME), or by the use of co-curricular activities. This paper examined the level of effectiveness of the use...
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The purpose of this study was to assess the technological pedagogical content knowledge of Religious and Moral Education (RME) tutors in the colleges of education in Ghana. It is expected that the outcome of the study would have some implications for educational policy and practice. A survey was conducted using 50 tutors from all the 38 public coll...
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Universal access to quality basic education is a key global developmental issue. This is confirmed by interventions like Education for All (EFA) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s). However, despite the efforts being made by government of Ghana and stakeholders in education to promote basic education, it remains an elusive goal. This paper...
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This paper examines the nature of Islamic Education in the Gold Coast / Ghana during the pre-colonial period (up to 1850). It also examines the policies that affected Islamic education during the colonial period (1850-1950). It further examines policies that post-independence governments (1957-2010) put in place to promote Islamic education in Ghan...
Research
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Asare-Danso, S., Annobil, C. N., Owusu, A., & Agyemang, M. (2014). Religious and moral education for colleges of education. Kumasi: Jerusalem Press.
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Abstract Universal access to quality basic education is a key global developmental issue. However, despite the efforts being made by governments and stakeholders in education to increase girls’ access to basic education, it remains an elusive goal. This paper focuses on girls’ education in Ghana, which was introduced by the Basel Mission, sustained...
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Disease (“dis-ease”) can affect the physical, mental and emotional well-being of a person, and when it happens, the victim does not feel at ease. It therefore calls for disease-management approaches (i.e. scientific, traditional or acupuncture) to treat the victim. This study examines the role of African Traditional Religion in the management of di...
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The purpose of the study was to assess the extent to which teachers in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana employed instructional practices that conformed to the Life Themes pedagogy in their teaching of Christian Religious Studies (CRS). The outcome of the study would determine whether or not teachers related the teaching of Religion to the existentia...
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This study aimed at reviewing the Basel Mission educational policy on teacher education in Ghana, and how teacher education has been managed by post-independence governments. It examined how educational policies affected teacher education delivery in Ghana from 1848 to 2013 in the areas of educational structure, curriculum and management. The Presb...
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This study aimed at reviewing the Basel Mission educational policy on teacher education in Ghana and how teacher education has been managed by post-independence governments. It examines how educational policies affected teacher education delivery in Ghana from 1848 to 2013 in the areas of structure, curriculum and management. The Presbyterian Colle...
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This study aimed at reviewing the Basel Mission educational policy on technical and vocational education in the Gold Coast. A theoretical framework for the study was based on the philosophy and theology of the Basel Mission. This was followed by a review of vocational and technical education in Ghana from the pre-colonial, through the colonial and...
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The study was to find out the effects of Education Acts on Basel Mission Education in the Gold Coast / Ghana from 1950 to 2007. Primary and secondary data were collected for the qualitative study. The research instruments used were interviews, document analysis, observations and focus group discussions. The data analysis revealed that the Basel Mis...
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Since the introduction of formal education in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1843, Religious Education has undergone enormous changes as a result of educational policy initiatives introduced by governments. This paper provides a historical analysis of the effects of Education Acts and Reforms on Basic School Religious Education Curriculum in Ghanafr...
Conference Paper
This paper examines the nature of Islamic Education in the Gold Coast / Ghana during the pre-colonial period (up to 1850). It also examines the policies that affected Islamic education during the colonial period (1850-1950). It further examines policies that post-independence governments (1957-2010) put in place to promote Islamic education in Ghan...
Conference Paper
Since the introduction of formal education in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1843, Religious Education has undergone enormous changes as a result of educational policy initiatives introduced by governments. This paper provides a historical analysis of the effects of Education Acts and Reforms on Basic School Religious Education Curriculum in Ghanafr...

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Projects (2)
Project
Currently working with a team of international scholars who are working on Association of West African Universities (AWAU) project that aims at "Harmonization of Basic Education Curriculum in the West African Sub-Region".