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Government Education Policies; Key to Human Resource Development in Ghana – Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

Press Secretary to the Minister of Education, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng

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The Press Secretary to the Minister of Education, Rodney Nkrumah-Boateng says the various new policies introduced into the Ghana’s educational sector is geared towards improving the quality of human resource in the country to fit into the developmental Agenda of the incumbent government and the country at large.

According to him, policies such as the free SHS, introduction of the placement system for Tertiary Institutions, teacher training colleges’ upgrade to degree awarding institutions among others are all measures government has adopted to help achieve the objective of eradicating illiteracy from the country. 

Speaking on the ATLANTIC WAVE on Thursday, Mr. Nkrumah Boateng said these educational reforms by the government through the Ministry of Education are in the right direction towards the development of the country.

He explained that “Unless we take our education system serious, work hard to revamp it and make it meet our development needs we are not going anywhere”

He said the ministry is determined to ensure that the education system fits into the developmental agenda.

Speaking on the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND), Mr. Rodney Nkrumah revealed that the fund has been resourced to initiate and complete projects that will inure to the benefit of the educational sector.