Entire education curriculum in Ghana will be change- parliament select committee chair
Government says it will change the entire Ghana Education Service curriculum in a progressive manner.
This is in spite of criticisms that characterized the New Basic Education Curriculum.
Former Deputy Minister of food and agriculture and chairman of parliamentary select committee of education, William Agyapong Qauitoo who announced this in Tamale said, government will change all levels of education curriculum from KG up to the university level.
The new curriculum he said will be more practical and also in line with best practice.
All new school buildings Mr Qauitoo said will now come with computer labs and schools in areas without electricity will be provide solar panels.
Parliament, he announced passed a loan for solar panels to be brought in to power schools without electricity but have computer labs.
The Akyem Oda MP who was speaking at a day’s NORSAAC, a Civil Society Organization stakeholders Parliament Citizen’s Engagement forum in Tamale also hinted that technical education sector will soon have an independent body with sole responsibility of supervising technical educational institutions activities up to a level like university.
The forum forms part of NORSAAC’s Dialogues for Change Project funded by STAR-Ghana.
The objective is to have responsive citizen’s representation that meets the need and aspiration of all, especiall the excluded and vulnerable.
Technically inclined persons he stated can now pursue subjects from diploma to degree or master’s level.
According to Mr Qauitoo, it is the hope of the government to see technical students using their certificates to occupy or becomes Chief executives, Managing Directors or Director Generals of state agencies.