Every SHS is A potential First class School – Dr Yaw Adutwum
The Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has announced that the nation’s education sector is undergoing a massive transformation across the country.
According to him, every school has the potential to be transformed into an attractive category for higher enrollments and pass rate
He explained that the various interventions being implemented by the Education Ministry in collaboration with various partners in schools across the country were on point and gradually shaping the nation’s transformation.
This assertion was made when interacting with the members of the Private News Paper Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) in Accra on Friday and encourage their contribution to build a sustained and improved educational system. .
He enumerated some of the innovations being implemented as the revamping of the TVET sector, the introduction of various career pathways such as Pre-Engineering courses for Non-Science students, the establishment of STEM schools across the length and breadth of the country, construction of new science laboratories in existing and new schools and the construction of hundreds of Model KG’s across all regions in the country.
Dr Adutwum who was so excited talking about the ongoing innovations in the sector said “we are making great strides in the transformation process but we have not made much noise about it because our motive is not to make noise but to help transform the economy through education”
He assured all Ghanaians of his commitment to continue working very hard towards shaping the sector to match up with the global standard to the nation to benefit from it.
The Education Minister mentioned that due to the development going on the nation’s education sector over the past few year, seven African countries have been in the country to tap into the gains made by the country so they could also transform their education in the same way.
Dr Adutwum pledged to continue working hard to get the best for the nation so that someday his name would be mentioned as being part of those who played a critical role in the transformation of the country through education.
He urged the media to continue to be circumspect in their reportage and desist from acts that undermine the progress of Ghana’s education.
He called for stronger collaboration and not hesitate to seek clarification on issues.