Rev. Mrs. Irene O. Nkansah is currently the Head of KNUST Basic School and a Reverend Minister of the Methodist Church Ghana. Before her current position, she was the Deputy Head of the Basic School (Primary Section).
Rev. Mrs. Nkansah is a professional teacher with over 31years of experience in teaching. She was a Physical Education (PE) teacher at the Primary school and became the Head of Department for the Physical Education. She taught at the KNUST Junior High Section for two (2) years before moving to the Primary section.
Mrs. Nkansah before joining the KNUST Basic School was a teacher at the Kwamo LA JHS, Essienimpong Methodist Primary School, Asamankese Methodist JHS and Asamankese Presby JHS. She holds an M.Phil. degree in Health Physical Education Recreation and Sports (HPERS) from the University of Education, Winneba.
She is a self-motivated person, a team player and her love for all is exceptional. She is inspired by the Word of God which keeps her going through out her work. Mrs. Nkansah is committed to duty and hard working. She accepts views, ideas and suggestions from her deputies and colleague teachers.
She was a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Basic School. Her leadership at the Basic School has seen a massive improvement of infrastructure at both Primary and Junior High sections of the Basic School.
She is a disciplinarian and this can be seen in the lives of both pupils and teachers at the School.
Her aim for the School is excellence in academics, sports and non-academic areas such as discipline, befitting infrastructure to make KNUST Basic School one of the best if not the best Basic School in the country by all standards.
She is married and a mother of three children.