The maiden edition of the prestigious Africa Early Childhood Awards (AECEA) 2021 went down in history with pomp and pageantry at the plush CIBT auditorium near Adabraka in Accra on Saturday, November 13, 2021.
The colorful ceremony which came under the theme: “Childcare & Security During & Post Covid-19 Era” witnessed some excellent, hardworking, committed and deserving preschool teachers, institutions and notable personalities recognized for their immense contributions which brought about the desired change in the early childhood education sector across Africa.
AECEA 2021 is an initiative of Transformational Empowerment and Rural Integration Africa Foundation (TERIA Foundation), an NGO and supported by hosts of organizations, institutions, and individuals including the Ministry of Education, Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI), Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG), Ghana Civil Society Organizations Platform on SDGs, Livelihood Development For Human Rights Promotion (Sierra Leone), Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Ghana Tourism Authority, SWEB Foundation, Hope Source Foundation, Minerva Books & Stationery, Bamimo Enterprise, Ghana Education Alliance, My Child My concern, GHANNSE, Dext Technology Limited, Citi FM &TV and Pato’s Imaj Fashion.
Check out the full list of winners under various awards categories below:
Educator of the year (female category)
Educator of the year (male category)
Early childhood centre of the year
Romay Christian Montessori
Assistant of the year
Esther Delali Gbodui
School head of the year
Dorcas Daisy Doku
Personality of the year
Charles Sam Crabb
NGO of the year
Great Mission International
Honorary award for peace, security & education of the year
Joseph Kobla Wemakor
Source: AECEA 2021