The Minister in charge of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has revealed that the Government of Ghana is working on rolling out 32 state-of-the-art Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) instituitons across the country.
According to the minister, the feasibility studies for these have been completed, funding proposals have been received and approval has been sought from the Public Procurement Authority for procurement to commence.
Speaking at a press conference at the Innovation Africa Summit 2019 held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel earlier today, he mentioned that, “Ghana will continue to invest in the education of our children to make them competitive, skilled global citizens and equip them with the right skills to secure this country’s future. That is a legacy we are determined to bequeath the next generation.”
Highlighting on the importance of technical education, the Minister also added that, ”as a nation, we cannot however make any progress without an agenda that has skills development at its core. Hence, we need to facilitate the skills needed for our industrialization.”
By: Alberta Dorcas N.D Armah