About Akoma International Academy of Arts and Sciences


Akoma International Academy was founded in 2004 by the late Queen Mother Nana Ama Manana II also known as E. Malkia Brantuo.

Queen Mother Malkia saw a need for rural children to have the same opportunity fora quality education as their urban counterparts. As a result of her vision she built the academy from the ground up using her personal funds.  The school’s certification is Kindergarten to third level of Junior High School (JHS3). Our first year served K – 5. We added the next grade level each year and in 2010 when had our first batch of student to take the national exam for entrance into High School.

Queen Mother Malkia build the school in a rural community in Ghana’s Central Region to give those children equal access to holistic global instruction as their urban counterparts. 

Our admissions policy is open to all students of Ghana which reflects our commitment to a diverse student body. Our philosophy is that all children are entitled to quality education regardless of social and economic status or tribal connection. All students of Akoma are entitled to every privileges, programs and activities at the Academy.

School Culture

The school boast its African Centered Flavor. Our major guiding principles of the school are the Nguzo Saba which are 7 principles founded by Dr. Maulana Karenga.

  • Umoja (Unity): To strive for and to maintain unity in the family, community, nation, and race.
  • Kujichagulia (Self-Determination): To define and name ourselves, as well as to create and speak for ourselves.
  • Ujima (Collective Work and Responsibility): To build and maintain our community together and make our brothers’ and sisters’ problems our problems and to solve them together.
  • Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics): To build and maintain our own stores, shops, and other businesses and to profit from them together.
  • Nia (Purpose): To make our collective vocation the building and developing of our community in order to restore our people to their traditional greatness.
  • Kuumba (Creativity): To do always as much as we can, in the way we can, in order to leave our community more beautiful and beneficial than we inherited it.
  • Imani (Faith): To believe with all our hearts in our people, our parents, our teachers, our leaders, and the righteousness and victory of our struggle.


The curriculum is a combination of international pedagogical practices infused into the Ghanaian syllabus.

Additionally, we teach a pan African cultural studies in grades 5 through 8. Additional Pan African achievements are infused into subject matter at every level and subject of learning from Crèche to JHS3. 

Other subjects include, English, Math, Science, Religious and Moral education, Ghanaian Language, Our World Our People, History, Creative Arts, I.C.T, French, Agricultural Practicals and study. Some Kiswahili terms are used throughout the day.