Ministry of Education outlines 23 transformational agenda for the education sector

Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum
Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum

The Ministry of Education led Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has released a list of twenty-three (23) key transformational agenda for the education sector.

According to the Ministry, the transformational agenda covers both private and public sector of the country’s education system.

The document released by the Ministry contains the following transformational agenda.

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1. Private sector support for education transformation

2. National Education Institute

3. Open University Ghana

4. Whole school reform

5. Learning Grant – GALOP

6. 10% international students to be enrolled in institutions in Ghana.

7. Partnership for Excellence (both domestic and international).

8. Increase the science to humanities ratio from the
current 40:60 to 60:40 to support the targets that have been set.

9. Develop National Secondary Education Policy

10. Increase Gross Tertiary Enrolment Ratio from 18.8% to 40%.

11. Create STEM pipeline to feed Tertiary Education

12. Introduce STEM pathways/Non-Traditional

13. Pathways (Visual Arts)

14. National Assessment (NSAT for P4), PISA, TIMSS

13. No Guarantor Policy

14. Similar/National Schools Ranking

15. Completion of 11 STEM high schools and 20 STEM
Centres

16. Construction of 50 No. 4 storey 24-unit classroom blocks, 14 science labs, computer labs, canteen and dormitories

17. Construction of 50 model Junior High Schools

18. Construction of Adult Learning centres

19. GATE program

20. Refurbish and equip regional special education assessment centres.

21. Counseling

22. Skilling of High school students with industry certification to prepare them for the world of work.

23. TV channel for MoE

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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