Global education: The need for innovative approach towards engaging intellectually brilliant students

  • Isaac Atta Senior Ampofo Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • Isaac Atta Junior Ampofo Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Keywords: education, innovative approach, student needs, brilliant students, intellectual, teacher


Education is recognized as a universal vehicle for the transmission of values’ and ideas’ for the development of the complete individual in connection to society’s changing reality. High-quality education can help individuals develop their minds and help society transform economically, socially, and politically. The quality of education provided to such individuals brings out intellectually brilliant students who need to be engaged in a way that will help them utilize their intellectual abilities. What then are the needs of intellectually brilliant students in today’s education? To probe further, the study explores the innovative approach to achieve the intellectually brilliant students’ needs. A qualitative approach was adopted for the study. Ten intellectually brilliant students were studied as case studies. Semi-structured 45-minute focus groups/interviews were conducted with the selected students, resulting in a total of 10 interviewees. Intellectually brilliant students need worldwide technological collaboration to grow their intellectual abilities to meet the needs of the world in terms of human resources, food security, job creation, infrastructure development, and social stability. Field teachers need tolerance, effort, and time to assess their own sentiments toward intellectually brilliant students and come up with teaching goals with them. Intellectually brilliant students need worldwide technological collaboration to grow their intellectual abilities to meet the needs of the world in terms of human resources, food security, job creation, infrastructure development, and social stability.

Received: 21 September 2022
Accepted: 20 April 2024


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Author Biographies

Isaac Atta Senior Ampofo, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

He is a Ghanaian by birth. Ampofo is the corresponding author who reviews literature, analyses, and concludes research papers. Ampofo Isaac Atta Senior is a researcher at the International Association of Advanced Studies Research. Ampofo has research experience in Education, Information Technology, Applied Mathematics, Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, and Machine Learning Algorithm. He holds an MSc in Information Technology Education and is a PhD Information Technology student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology from Jan. 2022 - Sept. 2025. I am studying a 1-year MSc Advanced Computer Science at the University of Liverpool from Sept. 2023 - Sept. 2024 to enhance my knowledge. I have a strong foundation in Research, Information Technology and Mathematics and have had working experience as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Education Winneba, Ghana during my National Service from Sept. 2018 - Sept. 2019. Ampofo, Isaac Atta Senior would love to be contacted for research grants and contracts.

Isaac Atta Junior Ampofo, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

He assisted in the analysis of the work, proofreading and grammar check. Ampofo, Isaac Atta Junior is currently a researcher at IAAS Research. Ampofo has research experience in Education, Management, Human Resource and Computing. He holds Bachelor of Business Administration in Management and MSc. Management and Human Resource Strategy. He was a Teaching Assistant for University of Education Winneba which helped him improve on his research skill. Being interested in research has provided him with practical research experience. Ampofo, Isaac Atta Junior can be contacted through Ampofo, Isaac Atta Junior would love to be contacted for research grants and contracts.


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How to Cite
Ampofo, Isaac Atta Senior, and Isaac Atta Junior Ampofo. 2024. “Global Education: The Need for Innovative Approach towards Engaging Intellectually Brilliant Students”. Tuning Journal for Higher Education 11 (2), 335-60.