As Coordinator, TVET for Gender, and Persons with Special Needs, Clara's role at COTVET is to plan, coordinate, and monitor the participation of Persons with Special Needs (PSNs) in TVET, as well as implement policies aimed at promoting increased entry of PSNs in appropriate TVET programmes. In addition, monitor compliance of TVET institutions to laws regarding PSNs, and to remove barriers to their participation in TVET.
A seasoned development practitioner with a solid professional teaching background, Clara joined COTVET from GEMS Education Solutions, Ghana where she was the Community Engagement Lead. She had previously work with Oxfam in Ghana as the Health Programme Manager leading the Organisation's policy advocacy and campaigns works with Civil Society Organisations and other partners.
With over a decade teaching experience, Clara has taught at the basic and secondary levels of education. Clara holds a B.A in Sociology with Theatre Arts, and M.A in Social Policy Studies, both from the University of Ghana.