The Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC), in collaboration with the Ghana Association of Writers (GAW), has organised a creative-writing workshop for some selected senior high schools in the Greater Accra Region. The workshop which took place on February 14, 2020, at Accra Girls Senior High School, was geared toward generating interest in reading and creative writing among students in the senior high schools.
A team comprising staff of GBDC (led by Daniel Ofosu-Asamoah, the Literacy Promotion Manager) and the Ghanaian Centre of PEN International (led by Mr. Frank Mackay Anim-Appiah, the Executive Director of the Ghanaian Centre of PEN International), visited some selected schools in the Region to interact with the students, exposed them to the importance of reading and also form Reading and Creative-writing Clubs to serve as a platform for honing the reading and writing skills of the students.
Ghana Book Development Council (GBDC) and the Office of the First Lady (OFL) have organised a Reading Roadshow in some districts in the Ashanti, Bono East and Bono Regions. This was the second phase of an exercise that was started in August 2019. Some of the beneficiary communities include Danyame and Amankwaatia in the Ashanti Region, Atebubu in the Bono East, and Sunyani East and West in the Bono Region. The event took off on Monday November 4, 2019 and ended Thursday November 7, 2019.