Simon-Peter Kafui Aheto; 3-Year Cert 'A', Dip.Ed., B. Ed., PGDip.Educ. Technology., MCP., M.Ed (IT)

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Contact-new.svg Simon-Peter Kafui Aheto
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Employer:University of Cape Coast
Occupation:Educational Technologist/
Social Entrepreneur
Other roles:Youth Worker, Educational Adovocate
Languages:English, A1 Level French, Ewe and Twi
Country:Flag of Ghana.svg Ghana
Skype address:kafuiaheto
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Welcome to my profile. You have two sub-headings under the themes: Professional Background and Education. Thank you for visiting this page. Please feel free to leave a message in my inbox in case you have any information for me.

Professional Background

Simon-Peter Kafui Aheto is an educationist by profession. He holds a Doctor of Technology (Information Technology) from Cape Peninsula University of Technology and a Post Graduate Diploma (Educational Technology) from the University of Cape town all in Cape Town, South Africa. He also holds a Master in Education with an emphasis in Information Communication Technology from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He has several years experience teaching courses in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Science and Mathematics. He also has keen interests in educational consultancy services, small business development, environmental projects, community services and youth activities. Currently, Kafui Aheto works at the College of Distance Education (CoDE), University of Cape Coast, Ghana. In addition, he is a Mentor for the Centre for Teacher Development & Action Research (CETDAR) of the Institute of Education and Extension (IEDE), University of Education, Winneba, Ghana and the Presbyterian Women College of Education (PWCE), Aburi of the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. As a Mentor he guides Student-teachers from the University on a year long internship for their professional development.


  • January, 2014 – December, 2016; Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa– Ph.D. (Information Technology) Candidate
  • January, 2015 – December, 2015; University of Cape Town, South Africa– Post Graduate Diploma (Educational Technology)
  • September, 2009 – August, 2011; University of Cape Coast, Ghana – Master of Education – M.Ed. (Information Technology)
  • November, 2010 Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), – Installing, Configuration, and Administering; Microsoft XP Professional
  • October, 2008 – March, 2009 Alliance Française, Accra, Ghana – A1 Level French
  • September, 2005 – August, 2007 University of Cape Coast, Ghana – Bachelor of Education – B.Ed. (Basic Education – Maths & Science)
  • 3rd March, 2003 Ghana Institute of Languages, Ghana – Assessment of Competence in English
  • October, 2002 – August, 2005 University of Cape Coast, Ghana – Diploma in Education – Dip.Ed. (Basic Education)
  • September, 1999 – June, 2002 Presbyterian College of Education (Formerly Presbyterian Training College), Ghana – Teachers’ Cert ‘A’ 3 – Year Post Sec
  • January, 1996 – December, 1998 Pope John Secondary School & Junior Seminary, Effiduase – Koforidua, Ghana – Secondary School Secondary Certificate Examination (SSSCE)
  • January - April 2011; International Perspective in Youth Entrepreneurship Training 2011, Zambia; organised by Commonwealth Youth Programme (CYP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Zambia Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS), the Ministry of Sports,Youth and Child Development (MSYCD).
    Acknowledgement -
    Bursary awarded for this workshop by organisers.


Personal Projects

Please follow my personal IPYET 2011 VSP by clicking on this link below:
Kafuiaheto's IPYET 2011 VSP page

IPYET 2011 Alumni Projects (Ghana Team)

Please follow our programmes on any of the following links:
1. VSP page for IPYET 2011 Alumni, Ghana Team
Or on our facebook link

My interests


  • Mentorship
  • Educational Advocacy/ Guidance
  • Educational Management
  • Distance Education and E-Learning
  • ICT in Education


  • ICT
  • Research
  • Reading
  • Meeting new people
  • Driving
  • Healthy Debates

Some Useful Websites, blog and contact particulars

University of Cape Coast
Presbyterian College of Education(Formerly PTC)
Government of Ghana's Homepage
2011 IPYET Workshop schedule
2011 IPYET Online Programme Components
2011 IPYET Online Workshop Discussions

Some Maxims and Quotes

No. Quote/Maxim Author Source
1. If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in 1602
2. Money is Blood, poverty is madness. (Sika yƐ mogya ohia yƐ dambↄ.)
Ghanaian (Akan) proverb
3. If an enderly person has nothing at all, he can boast of an elbow.
Ghanaian proverb
4. Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do!
Dr. Robert H. Schuller
In his book, "Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do"
5. High achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions
quickly and move into action immediately. Follow these principles and you can make your dreams come true.
Dr. Robert H. Schuller
Dr. Robert H. Schuller
6. Where there are friends there is wealth. Titus Maccius Plautus
Titus Maccius Plautus
7. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill
8. It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
9. It does not require a clever brain to destroy life. In fact any fool
can do that. But it takes brains- and extraordinarily brilliant brains- to create conditions for human happiness and to make human life worth living.
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Dr. Kwame Nkrumah’s speech at Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Dinner in November 1963
10. We face neither East nor West; we face Forward.
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah
11. If we could first learn where we are and where we are going, we would be better able to judge what to do and how to do it.
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln

My Picture Gallery

My optional community service (learning contract) project

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By signing this optional learning contract I will try to complete my training in basic wiki editing skills to achieve the status of a Wikibuddy. In return for this free training opportunity, I will give the gift of knowledge by donating or developing at least one free content resource licensed under a CC-BY-SA or CC-BY license which can be used by myself (and others) on WikiEducator.
Brief description of project
                       Topic: Interesting Lessons from Cherished Ghanaian Values

Preamble: Ghanaians are very good and hospitable people, I grew up in a community where the values of Ghanaian culture are much respected. Most of these values have not been able to survive through time due to technological advancement as many young people also see them as outmoded. Nevertheless, most of these cultural practices still carry a lot of logic, worth, lessons and scientific significance for us. We shall read and learn very interesting things about the some rich and cherished culture of the Ghanaian people.

Objectives: By the end of the the project learners/ participants would be able to:

1. Identify at least four Cherished Ghanaian Values.

2. Explain at least three significance of any three Cherished Ghanaian Values.

3. Discover through Research any two Cherished Ghanaian Values.

4. Identify any three significance of the two Cherished Ghanaian Values Identified in their research.
Resources and Strategies: -WikiEducator, World Wide Web, Blog, Online assistance/ Workshop, Collaboration, E-mail, Discussions (WikiEducator)
Target Group: Life-long learners, Educators, Students, Africans, Historians, Anthropologists, Tourists, Youth Activists/Leaders.
Duration: 4 months (tentatively)

Language: English

Verification: Feedback from participants, Discussions, Conversation and online workshop on topic under discussions.

Target date for completion
4th June, 2011
--Kafuiaheto 00:32, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

Interesting Lessons from Cherished Ghanaian Values

  1. Why Ghanaian Women wear beads around the waist
  2. A secret of a typical Ghanaian woman. – Beads
  3. Greetings – Why greet with your right hand?
  4. The power of a Chief’s regalia
  5. Dipo an initiation rite you must not forego!
  6. Water from the pot
  7. Why some Ghanaian men wrap cloth around their bodies
  8. Why two siblings cannot marry from the same family
  9. The value of beads in Ghana
  10. Qualities of an Ancestor
  11. Importance and duties of an Ancestor
  12. Why wear black attire to a funeral
  13. Essentials of a dowry list

Lecture notes/ Resource Materials

Please click here the link below to get to my lecture notes or resource materials
Resource Perception & Management-Unit 1.pdf version
Lecture notes/Resource Materials
Resource Perception & Management- Trial Quiz for Unit 1

Notes from my WikiNeighbours

(Comment.gif: Dear Colleague, greetings. Thanks for your inputs to this workshop. The report is available [here]. I will be happy to be of any assistance in future too. With best wishes, --R C Sharma, PhD 20:43, 22 May 2011 (UTC))

(Comment.gif: Hi Simon-Peter, You are very welcome to this eL4C50 Online workshop. Patricia Schlicht, Gita Mathur, Micheal Verhaart and me are your facilitators and will help you in develop your page. Enjoy this workshop and donot hesitate to ask for help. You can either leave a message on our user pages or email us. Warm Wishes.--Ramesh Sharma 21:42, 27 April 2011 (UTC))

Re: Hi Simon-Peter, I see you have been involved with wikieducator for some time. Is there anything in particular you would like to learn from the eL4C50 workshop ? By the way you may want to edit your Professional background as it reads like someone else has written about you. Neat to have you in eL4C50 - Michael (Mverhaart 12:11, 2 May 2011 (UTC))

Dear Aheto, it is good to read about your project. Pl keep updating it. Best, --R C Sharma, PhD 19:03, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

              Dear Dr. thanks for your education. I will do as you suggest. --Kafuiaheto 20:20, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

Dear Aheto, it is nice to see you are enriching your userpage. Keep it up. All the best, --Ramesh Sharma, PhD 16:04, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
Dear Friend, please continue with your practice on how to manipulate the placement, size and using captions for your images in your sandbox. To understand how to do it, read this Tutorial 6 on images. All the best, --Ramesh Sharma, PhD 15:44, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
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Tip: Dear Friend, we are sure you are getting into your userpages as is evident from your editcount. You are further requested to add your details to the INFOBOX which is on the top of your page. You can put your photograph there too. For those who need some guidance, here is the help link: INFOBOX EDITING HELP. with regards, --Ramesh Sharma, PhD 16:57, 3 February 2011 (UTC)

(Comment.gif: Dear friend, You are very welcome to this eL4C44 Online workshop. I am your facilitator and will help you in developing your page. Enjoy this workshop. If, while adding information to your page, you face any problem, please, do not hesitate to ask for help. You can leave a message on my page. You can also contact me through my email. Warm Wishes.--R C Sharma, PhD 17:46, 1 February 2011 (UTC) )

  • Welcome to eL4C44 - the IPYET orientation programme. Enjoy every moment of the programme and let Ramesh, Brian, or me know if you need any assistance. Cheers!! --Victor P. K. Mensah, Your Training Coordinator
  • Thank you very much for your commitment to contributing to knowledge.--Kafuiaheto
  • Very very nice work Aheto. Now sign your learning contract above and you are surely up for Apprentice 2 certificate. As practice, you may even be going round to help others in the class --Victor P. K. Mensah 02:57, 6 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Paa Kwesi, I am so glad I found wikieducator. Thanks for the commendation. I will surely help others.--Kafuiaheto 18:27, 7 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Fantastic work indeed. I am glad you are enjoying the wiki wiki way. Now kindly fill out your learning contract above and sign it. --Victor P. K. Mensah 09:16, 10 February 2011 (UTC)
  • Thanks once again, I signed my learning contract last night. All I am now doing is to get inputs and suggestions from my Wikineighbours. Can we send the attached contract by e-mail attachment? --Kafuiaheto 13:47, 11 February 2011 (UTC)
  • I have seen your learning contract and i am really happy about the prospects. I am watching a few of those pages and will surely recommend a wikibuddy status once things start shaping up. --Victor P. K. Mensah 07:57, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

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Welcome to eL4C50

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Facilitators - eL4C44

  • IPYET OER Training Programme in Facilitating Online Learning4Content Workshop (January 31 - February 11, 2011)
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