George Frempong

As Director of Research, George is responsible for the development of the Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute’s research, measurement and evaluation activities. He is also  instrumental in its policy recommendations.

Dr. Frempong is highly regarded in the fields of research and policy. He has a strong history of success in communicating research to inform policy decisions.

He received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction and his M.A. in Mathematics Education, both from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. Prior to obtaining these advanced degrees, he earned a B.Sc. in Physics from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana.

Dr. Frempong’s work with the DBDLI is expected to substantially enhance DBDLI’s capacity and capability in both education policy and research. His demonstrated expertise includes several published bodies of work, success with grant applications, mentoring junior researchers, and extensive leadership in engaging communities.

Dr. Frempong has conducted research with the Canadian Research Institute of Social Policy, Human Science and Skills Development Council (HRSDC), Canada and MESA, and the School of Policy Studies at Queens University. He has taught at York University and the University of New Brunswick, at both the Undergraduate and Graduate levels.

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” —Nelson Mandela