Minister calls for formidable educational system

Professor Naana Jane Opoku- Agyemang,
Minister of Education, has called on
Ghanaians to help create formidable
educational institutions in the country.

According to her the current educational
system has become weak hence the need to
rationalise the scheme to provide quality
education.

The minister made the call when she visited
Ghana Academy of Arts And Science, in Accra
on Tuesday.

Prof Opoku-Agyemang said the ministry is
focusing on ensuring that there is proper
accountability, supervision, monitoring and
value for money in the schools.

Meanwhile Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa,
Deputy Minister in-charge of Tertiary
Education, also toured the Centre for
National Distance Learning and Open School,
in Accra.

He noted that the ministry wants to deploy
ICT infrastructure nationwide to ensure equity
and quality.

Mr Ablakwa urged the academic institutions
to deploy ICT systems since it would be the
criteria for accreditation in future.

Mr Alex Kyeremeh, Deputy Minister in-
charge of Pre- Tertiary Education, observed
that examination malpractice is a major
problem the ministry and asked the security
agencies to help reverse the anomaly.
Source: GNA

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