Mr Bright Dey

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He is a professional educator who passionately endeavours to achieve Quality in Education for Sustainable Development. He has several years’ experience in Education Management & Administration. Bright also has a background in Information Technology, Music and Art. He has been the Head of the Planning and ICT Unit of the Volta Regional Education Directorate in Ho. As a young and versatile gentleman endowed with various skills, he’s often popularly referred to as a “Man of Many Parts.” 
Bright is a Professional Teacher (E.P. College of Education, Amedzofe) and an Industrial Technology graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. As the founder of “Communities of Thinking” he is noted for innovative introduction of programmes in schools. He has won several awards including: 

  • The Most Well-Behaved Male Student (2003)
  • Overall Best Worker Award (2012)
  • The Young Servant Leadership awards (2015).

He is a 2014 MASHAV Alumnus (Jerusalem, Israel) and he received the Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) award from President Barrack Obama in Washington D.C, USA in August, 2015. 
Since becoming an MWF, Bright also won the Reciprocal Exchange Competition of the Fellowship in June 2016 by introducing the Cloud Based Educational Solution. He was adjudged and awarded as an Education Excellence Ambassador (2016 National Best Education Support Worker) at the Neogenics Education - UK/Ghana Community (EDUCOM) Awards in August, 2016. He was also responsible for the introduction of the "Volta Reads Programme" and the "Music for Reintegration" initiatives aimed at improving reading abilities among primary school children and support School Dropouts to be readmitted into Schools respectively. Mr. Bright Dey holds International Certificates in:

  • Pedagogy Management (Aharon Ofri Centre, Israel)
  • Public Management (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Education Policy Making (Hiroshima University, Japan), and
  • Practical Lesson Study (Indonesia University of Education).

Bright was one of two who represented Ghana at the International Education Policy Dialogue in Japan and Indonesia respectively in October/November 2016. Mr. Bright Dey is a committed social enterprise person who is recognized by many communities where he champions developmental issues. One of such notable recognitions as a True Selfless Community Developer was presented by the chiefs and people of the Ziavi Traditional area at the 2016 Dututudo (Annual Festival) celebration. 
Bright was recognized as an Unleash Global Talent for the United Nations’ SDGs in Copenhagen, Denmark in August 2017. 
While currently serving on some National, Regional and local community development committees and advisory boards in Ghana, Mr. Bright Dey has also recently initiated the establishment of a Music and Technology Academy to train young people including out of school Children in Music and Technology for development.