November 23, 2012
The Third Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) of the Project for Institutional Capacity Development of the Civil Service Training Centre (CSTC) was held at CSTC in Accra on November 23rd 2012.
The objective of the project is strengthening institutional capacity of CSTC towards its functioning as the 'Centre of Excellence' in civil service training in the sub-region. The participants of the meeting were: Mr. Woeli K. Kemevor, Head of Civil Service as Chairperson, Mr.Alidu Fuseini and Mrs.Patricia Agyepong from Office of the Head of the Civil Service (OHCS), Mrs.Dora Dei-Tumi, Project Manager, Mr. Koichi Kito, Senior Representative of JICA Ghana Office, Representatives from CSTC and the Japanese expert team headed by Mr. Kunitoshi Saito.
The result of the Mid-Term review was presented by the Mid-Term Review Team. The achievement of the project purpose was evaluated by the indicators set in the Project Design Matrix (PDM). The indicators include training resources, in terms of the number of trainers and facilities, trainers' average performance and training cycle management of training delivery for the sub-regional participants and interest, in further collaboration with CSTC in capacity development, of the institutions in Sierra Leone and Liberia, which sent participants to CSTC. The Team concluded that overall, the Project is successfully developing its capacity to implement international trainings following ADDIE (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation) cycle.
In the next stage, it is necessary to institutionalize the skills acquired from the Project, especially M & E to sustain the effect of the Project by cherishing the assets created since the previous Project. During the discussion, Mr. Kemevor emphasized the sustainability of the project.
Finally, Mrs. Dei-Tumi delivered a presentation about the action plan drawn from the experience of the Counterpart Training in Japan, which took place in October-November 2012.