Education Opinion

Urgent Appeal: Facilitating Teacher Transfers – Open Letter to Director General: GES and Ghana TVET Service

Director General Ghana Education Service.   Director General, Ghana TVET Service.   Dear Sir and Madam, Urgent Appeal for Teacher Transfer Policy Review. I write as a concerned stakeholder in education to bring to your attention the pressing issue of teacher transfers. The current policy’s inflexibility hampers educators’ morale, directly impacting the quality of education. […]

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Education Opinion

Let’s not Politicise Teacher Licensing

It is said that all professionals can boast, but a teacher taught them all. A question that comes to mind then is, will all professionals today be happy to hear that their children dream of becoming teachers in the future? Did you observe the general public reactions to the recent call to the Bar of […]

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Education Opinion

Ghana’s Educational System not relevant – Spio-Garbrah

Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, who serves as the Chairman of the African Business Center for Developing Education (ABCDE), has voiced his concerns about Ghana’s educational system, asserting that it falls short in adequately preparing the nation’s youth for the job market. The former Minister of Education conveyed his belief that, if he were to revisit his […]

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Education Opinion

We need education that breeds integrity

Human beings, like all other mammals, are born helpless and must depend on parents and society for nourishment and nurture. It is in the nurturing that education features. Education forms part of the environment that influences the perception of the developing human being. In the broader sense, environment encapsulates our physical surroundings and conditions, groups […]

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Education Opinion

The Impact of the Ghana TVET Service on Socio-Economic Development – E. K. Asante

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) plays a vital role in the socio-economic development of any country. Recognizing the significance of TVET in enhancing skills, employability, and promoting economic growth, Ghana took a significant step by establishing the Ghana TVET Service. This institution was founded with the aim of addressing critical issues in the […]

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Education Opinion

The Imperative of Introducing Entrepreneurship Education in Basic Schools – E. K. Asante

As Ghana’s educational system evolves to meet the demands of the modern world, there is a growing consensus that the Ghana Education Service should consider introducing Entrepreneurship as a subject in basic schools. Advocates argue that equipping young minds with entrepreneurial skills from an early age can foster economic independence, innovation, and a stronger workforce […]

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Education Health Opinion

Breaking the Chains of Workplace Intimidation – Preserving Healthcare and Education

In recent years, there has been a concerning trend in many countries: an increasing number of nurses and teachers are choosing to leave their home countries in search of better opportunities and improved living conditions. While various factors contribute to this migration, one major issue that needs immediate attention is workplace intimidation, particularly from immediate […]

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Education Opinion

Redefining Secondary School Management: Applying University-Style Administrative Principles

In the realm of education, the dynamics of secondary school management have evolved significantly over the years. Traditionally, the transition from teaching to school administration was marked by experienced educators assuming managerial roles. However, the complexities of modern education systems call for a paradigm shift. Introducing administrative principles akin to those employed in universities, which […]

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Education Opinion

Don’t blame teachers: Support them to perform

Ten years ago, on August 28, 2013, I was privileged to be the keynote speaker on the theme, “It all starts with a good teacher”, at the 10th National Conference of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) at the Akromah Plaza in Takoradi. In my speech, I acknowledged the place of the teacher in […]

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Education Opinion

State of National TVET

TVET has been identified in the modern educational discourse around the world as the paradigm-shifting factor in transforming traditionally academic-oriented societies into skills-based productive economies that can provide the expanding youth population with useful and easily marketable skills. In fact, the current global trend and demand of industries and economic development have much focus on […]

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