Mr. Eric Asiedu Ansah Joined the Board in June 2003 as an Information Technologist (IT) Specialist. In that position he was responsible for delivering a healthy performance of all IT infrastructures at the Board. In a fast evolving IT environment, he has worked closely with external partners, including consultants, agencies and suppliers, to arrive at the most appropriate system or where necessary integration of multiple systems. He was instrumental in the negotiation, design and implementation of NABPTEX’s integrated IT and E-learning solution.
He advises the Executive Secretary, Management and the Council on the potential effectiveness or otherwise of decision in the areas of IT advancement. Mr. Ansah did not only work as an IT Specialist but also as a Test Administration Secretary and rose through the ranks to become the Acting Head of the Department for Test Administration in 2014 with oversight responsibilities over IT. He is directly responsible for ensuring periodic review of test administration procedures, verification of marked scripts, monitoring and evaluation, coordination and marking of examination scripts, notification of grades and production of certificates for HND and Certificate II Core Subjects’ examinations.
He also advises on IT related issues particularly in the determination of the practicality of changes and modification of systems and procedures. His appreciation of IT brings value to his scope of work demonstrated by applying IT to design systems and solutions aimed at tightening controls and aiding in the efficient conduct of NABPTEX examinations nationwide.
Mr. Ansah has over 14 years work experience that cut across IT, Statistics and Test Administration. He is able to build and sustain strong working relationship with key affiliate institutions over the years. He has overseen the conduct of over ten (10) successful examinations.
He holds MSc. in Educational Science from the University of Groningen, Netherlands, and a BSc. in Computer Science and Statistics from the University of Ghana, Accra. Whilst at Netherlands, he built capacity in Higher Education Policy and Management issues in quality assurance, quality management of higher education, testing and examinations. Other areas of his experience include educational management information systems, theory and practice of test construction organized by CITO International at Arhneim.
He also has acquired knowledge in other fields such as E-Government Leadership Capacity Building at GIMPA and Certified Information Systems Audit BOOTCAMP from Ghana Telecoms University in Accra.