The Minister for Education Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has gathered eight (8) former Education Ministers to share knowledge on the Sector.
The former Education Ministers who met with the Minister for Education to discuss matters relating to Education served under both political parties thus; National Democratic Congress and New Patriotic Party governments.
In the meeting, the eight (8) former Education Ministers of Ghana have called for the use of accumulated knowledge of all to help get the best for the nation’s education.
The former Ministers who spoke in turns said, bringing people with diverse expertise to bear would go a long way in getting the best strategies and ideas which when harnessed would push the nation’s development agenda forward.
The former Ministers made the call at a meeting when they visited the current Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum at his request in Accra.
Present at the meeting were Yaw Osafo-Maafo, Ms Betty Mould Iddrissu, Prof. Dominic Fobih, Dr Ekow Spio-Garbrah, Ms Joyce Aryee, Prof. Ameyaw Ekumfi, Paapa Owusu Ankomah and Dr Mrs Christiana Amoako Nuamah who joined the discussion vie zoom.
According to available records, this is the first time in the history of Ghana where an incumbent Minister for Education arranged such an important meeting with former Ministers of Education to share knowledge together, irrespective of political party colours towards developing the nation’s educational system together.