Meet Emmanuel Gambil Ditamina: A trailblazer in STEM education
Mr. Emmanuel Gambil Ditamina is a teacher at Kongo Junior High School, Nabdam District in the Upper East Region. He is a trailblazer in STEM education.
Sir Emmanuel’s admiration for teachers and his opinion that knowledge is the best thing anyone can have inspired him to begin his journey as a STEM educator with a difference.
𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐌 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠
His teaching style is student-centred and practice-oriented. He’s known for his “Flipped Classroom” model and “Project-Based Learning,” where students tackle real-world problems, fostering creativity and critical thinking.
His innovative pedagogies have led to remarkable results, with classes witnessing a jump from an average score of 70% to 85% and high school enrolment rates increasing from 80% to 95%. His commitment to student success is further highlighted by his school’s increased graduation rates.
Beyond the classroom, Emmanuel’s dedication to the Nangodi community is palpable. He’s tackled issues like teenage pregnancies and school drop-outs, guiding students from near drop-out to noble employment.
𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐬 & 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧
Emmanuel’s excellence hasn’t gone unnoticed. He’s been honoured with awards such as the Best STEM Teacher of the Year 2022 and the Regional Best Teacher (JHS Science) in 2020.
Celebrate Emmanuel Gambil Ditamina, an educator shaping the STEM leaders of tomorrow!