Selected publications


Delprato, Marcos and Akyeampong, Kwame (2019) The effect of working on students’ learning in Latin America: evidence from the learning survey TERCE. International Journal of Educational Development, 70 (102086). ISSN 0738-0593

Delprato, Marcos and Akyeampong, Albert (2017) The effect of early marriage timing on women's and children's health in Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia. Annals of Global Health, 83 (3-4). pp. 557-567. ISSN 2214-9996

Akyeampong, Kwame (2017) Teacher educators' practice and vision of good teaching in teacher education reform context in Ghana. Educational Researcher, 46 (4). pp. 194-203. ISSN 0013-189X

Delprato, Marcos, Akyeampong, Albert and Dunne, Máiréad (2017) Intergenerational education effects of early marriage in Sub-Saharan Africa. World Development, 91. pp. 173-192. ISSN 0305-750X

Delprato, Marcos, Akyeampong, Albert and Dunne, Máiréad (2017) The impact of bullying on students' learning in Latin America: a matching approach for 15 countries. International Journal of Educational Development, 52. pp. 37-57. ISSN 0738-0593

Delprato, Marcos, Akyeampong, Albert, Sabates, Ricardo and Hernandez-Fernandez, Jimena (2015) On the impact of early marriage on schooling outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa and southwest Asia. International Journal of Educational Development, 44. pp. 42-55. ISSN 0738-0593

Akyeampong, Albert (2014) Reconceptualised life skills in secondary education in the African context: lessons learnt from reforms in Ghana. International Review of Education, 60 (2). pp. 217-234. ISSN 0020-8566

Pryor, John, Akyeampong, Albert and Westbrook, Jo (2012) Rethinking teacher preparation and professional development in Africa: an analysis of the curriculum of teacher education in the teaching of early reading and mathematics. Curriculum Journal, 23 (4). pp. 409-502. ISSN 0958-5176

Akyeampong, Albert, Lussier, Kattie, Pryor, John and Westbrook, Jo (2012) Improving teaching and learning of basic maths and reading in Africa: does teacher preparation count? International Journal of Educational Development, 33 (3). pp. 272-282. ISSN 0738-0593

Akyeampong, Albert (2011) [Review] Birger Fredriksen and Jee-Peng Tan, ed. (2008) An African exploration of the East Asian education experience. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 31 (3). pp. 361-363. ISSN 0218-8791

Essuman, Ato and Akyeampong, Albert (2011) Decentralisation policy and practice in Ghana: the promise and reality of community participation in education in rural communities. Journal of Education Policy, 26 (4). pp. 513-527. ISSN 1464-5106

Akyeampong, Kwame (2009) Revisiting free compulsory universal basic education (FCUBE) in Ghana. Comparative Education, 45 (2). pp. 175-195. ISSN 0305-0068

Lewin, Keith and Akyeampong, Kwame (2009) Editorial - Education in sub-Saharan Africa: researching access, transitions and equity. Comparative Education, 45 (2). pp. 143-150. ISSN 0305-0068

Akyeampong, Albert (2009) Making the introduction of multi-media technologies count in education reform in Africa: The case of Ghana. Comunicar, 16 (32). pp. 109-118. ISSN 1134-3478

Akyeampong, Kwame (2009) Public-private partnership in the provision of basic education in Ghana: Challenges and choices. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 39 (2). pp. 135-149. ISSN 0305-7925

Akyeampong, Albert, Pryor, John and Ampiah, Joseph Ghartey (2006) A vision of successful schooling: Ghanaian teachers' understanding of learning, teaching and assessment. Comparative Education, 42 (2). pp. 155-176. ISSN 0305-0068

Akyeampong, Kwame (2004) Aid for self help effort? A sustainable alternative route to basic education in Northern Ghana. Journal of International Cooperation in Education, 7 (1). pp. 41-52. ISSN 1344-2966

Akyeampong, Albert K (2002) Reconceptualising teacher education in the sub-saharan African context. Journal of International Co-operation in Education, 5 (1). pp. 11-30. ISSN 1344-2996

Akyeampong, Kwame and Stephens, David (2002) Exploring the Backgrounds and Shaping Factors of Beginning Student Teachers in Ghana: Towards Greater Contextualization of Teacher Education. International Journal of Educational Development, 22 (3-4). pp. 261-274. ISSN 0738-0593


Stuart, Janet, Akyeampong, Kwame and Croft, Alison (2009) Key issues in teacher education: a sourcebook for teacher educators in developing countries. Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-4050-7999-0

Bennell, Paul and Akyeampong, Albert (2007) Teacher Motivation in Sub-Sahara Africa and South Asia. Education research (71). DFID. ISBN 9781861928733

Book Section

Akyeampong, Kwame and Adzahlie-Mensah, Vincent (2018) Recent trends in school social control in sub-Saharan Africa. In: Deakin, Jo, Taylor, Emmeline and Kupchik, Aaron (eds.) The Palgrave international handbook of school discipline, surveillance, and social control. Palgrave MacMillan, Cham, pp. 191-211. ISBN 9783319715582

Akyeampong, Kwame, Adu-Yeboah, Christine and Kwaah, Christopher (2018) Assessing the actual needs of untrained teachers with previous teaching experience in Ghana. In: Sayed, Yusuf and Badroodien, Azeem (eds.) Continuing Professional Development of Teachers in Sub-Sharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects. Bloomsbury Academic, London, pp. 57-81. ISBN 9781474277891

Akyeampong, Albert (2017) Learning to teach in Ghana: lessons for institution-based teacher education for the African context. In: International Handbook on Teacher Quality and Policy. Routledge, pp. 478-491. ISBN 9781138890787

Akyeampong, Albert (2017) Reconceptualising teacher education for equitable learning outcomes: Towards a comprehensive approach. In: Hudson, Brian (ed.) Overcoming Fragmentation in Teacher Education Policy and Practice. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781316640791

Akyeampong, Albert (2013) Low-fee private schooling in Ghana: is growing demand improving equitable and affordable access for the poor? In: Srivastava, Prachi (ed.) Low-fee private schooling: aggravating equity or mediating disadvantage. Oxford studies in comparative education (22). Symposium Books, Oxford, pp. 37-63. ISBN 9781873927915

Akyeampong, Kwame (2010) Government Policy and Teacher Education in Ghana. In: Elliott, Geoffrey, Fourali, Chahid and Issler, Sally (eds.) Education and Social Change: Connecting Local and Global Perspectives. Continuum International Publishing Group, London & NY, pp. 162-174. ISBN 9780826444097

Akyeampong, Kwame (2009) Making the Introduction of Multi Media Technologies count in education reform in Africa: The case of Ghana. In: Frau-Meigs, Divina and Torrent, Jordi (eds.) Mapping Media Education Policies in the World - Visions, Programmes and Challenges. United Nations/UNESCO/EU, pp. 141-153. ISBN 978-84-932380-9-4

Akyeampong, Kwame and Kuroda, Norihiro (2007) Improving the Teaching of Science and Mathematics in Basic Schools in Ghana - Challenges and Lessons from Technical Cooperation Assistance. In: Nagao, Masafumi, Rogan, John M and Magno, Marcelita C (eds.) Mathematics and science education in developing countries: issues, experiences, and cooperation prospects. The University of the Phillipines Press, pp. 209-230. ISBN 9789715425339

Akyeampong, Albert (2006) Extending basic education to out-of-school children in Northern Ghana: what can multi-grade schooling teach us? In: Little, Angela W (ed.) Education for all and multigrade teaching: challenges and opportunities. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 215-239. ISBN 9781402045905

Akyeampong, Albert (2005) Vocationalisation of secondary education in Ghana. In: Lauglo, Jon and Maclean, Rupert (eds.) Vocationalisation of Secondary Education Revisited. echnical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects (1). Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 149-227. ISBN 9781402030314

Reports and working papers

Akyeampong, Kwame, Delprato, Marcos, Mindano, George, Lewin, Keith and Chimombo, Jospeh (2018) Efficiency and effectiveness of secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa, EESSA project. The case of Malawi. Mixed method project report. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Akyeampong, Kwame, Delprato, Marcos, Mindano, George, Lewin, Keith and Sentengo, John (2018) The effectiveness and efficiency of secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa, EESSA project. The case of Uganda. [Mixed method project report]. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Akyeampong, Kwame, Delprato, Marcos, Mindano, George, Lewin, Keith, Chimombo, Joseph and Sentengo, John (2018) Efficiency and effectiveness of secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa, EESSA project. The case of Uganda and Malawi. [Quantitative report]. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Akyeampong, Albert, Delprato, Marcos, Sabates, Ricardo, James, Z, Pryor, John, Westbrook, Jo, Humphreys, S and Tsegay, Haile (2018) Speed School Programme in Ethiopia. Tracking the progress of Speed School students 2011-2017. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Akyeampong, Kwame, Pryor, John, Westbrook, Jo, Abreham, Rahel, Adane, Teketel and Woldie, Solomon (2016) Research into the Speed School curriculum and pedagogy in Ethiopia. Documentation. Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

Akyeampong, Kwame, Pryor, John, Westbrook, Jo and Lussier, Kattie (2011) Teacher Preparation and Continuing Professional Development in Africa: Learning To Teach Early Reading and Maths. Project Report. Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, Brighton.

Akyeampong, Kwame (2010) 50 years of educational progress and challenge in Ghana. Project Report. Unset, Brighton, UK.

Dunne, Máiréad, Akyeampong, Kwame and Humphreys, Sara (2007) School processes, local governance and community participation: understanding access. Project Report. Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE), Falmer, UK.

Akyeampong, Albert and Lewin, Keith (2005) Mapping Ways Forward: Planning for 9-year Basic Education in Rwanda. Unset. Ministry of Education, Science, Technology & Scientific Research/CfBT, Rwanda.

Casely-Hayford, Leslie, Akyeampong, Albert, Ahadzie, William, Osei, Juliana, Quaison, Elvina, Sullivan-Owomoyela, Joan, Boahene, Frank and McAllister, Peter (2003) Reaching underserved populations with basic education in deprived areas of Ghana: Emerging Good Practices. Project Report. CARE International Ghana/Togo/Benin.


Hudson, Brian and Akyeampong, Albert (2016) [The Conversation] Access to quality education in Africa: how to plug the gaps.