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Vice President Bawumia Cuts Sod for Construction of 32 State of the Art Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutions

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The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has signalled for work to start on the development of Section One among 32 State of the Artwork Technical and Vocational Schooling and Coaching (TVET) amenities to be constructed throughout the nation in furtherance of Authorities’s purpose of constructing Ghana a world-class centre for expertise improvement and in addition make expertise acquisition aspirational for all Ghanaians.

When accomplished, every Area can have two of such centres, additional growing entry to technical and vocational schooling, in addition to present alternatives for expertise acquisition and upgrading for working towards artisans as a way to meet the nation’s improvement wants, particularly the calls for of business.

Performing the launch on Monday, sixth June, 2022 Vice President Bawumia stated the development of the amenities kinds a part of a broader authorities plan to make Ghana’s schooling system extra conscious of business wants.

“At the beginning of our administration in 2017, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo set out a transparent plan to industrialize Ghana and one of many key pillars of that agenda is to revamp and modernize TVET in order that it turns into conscious of the wants of business. Additionally hinged on this imaginative and prescient is the dream to make TVET aspirational among the many youth,” he defined.


The 32 State of the Artwork amenities Challenge has a variety of broad goals together with enhancing youth employment particularly within the rural areas; increasing equitable entry in public TVET establishments concentrating on females and rural poor; enhancing relevance and high quality of TVET supply; and constructing technical and administration capability of CTVET and different expertise coaching centres.

As effectively, the venture is anticipated to equip the youth with entrepreneurship expertise; adopts the cooperative method to expertise coaching for the youth to create their very own jobs; retrain present employees who’ve ability gaps; and imbue in grasp craftsmen the aptitude for productiveness and credibility.

It would comprise the institution of One (1) TVET Centre of Excellence, 16 Class A Centres and 15 Class B Centres. All these establishments shall be supplied with a wide range of infrastructure which ranges from administration blocks, lodging amenities, frequent areas, enjoying grounds, furnishings, fittings and exterior works, instruments and gear’s for workshops, and ICT.

The 9 amenities to be constructed beneath Section One embody a Centre of Excellence at Abrankese (Ashanti area); six ‘Class A’ amenities to be situated at Boako (Western North), Kenyasi (Ahafo), Patuda (Bono East), Dambai (Oti), Salaga (Savannah), and Guabuliga (North East); and two Class B amenities at Akyem Awisa (Japanese) and Tolibri (Higher West).

TVET is Key

Performing the launch on Monday, sixth June, 2022 Vice President stated the development of the State of the Artwork amenities kinds a part of a broader authorities plan to make Ghana’s schooling system turn into conscious of business wants.

“The President’s purpose is to make Ghana a world-class centre for expertise improvement and a number one nation in technical and vocational schooling coaching (TVET) supply in Africa and in addition make expertise acquisition aspirational for all Ghanaians.

“In relation to this the NPP Authorities over the previous 5 (5) years has labored to enhance on governance and administration by establishing the Fee for TVET (CTVET) and the TVET Service by way of the passing of Act 1023 and Act 1049 respectively to reinforce high quality, broaden entry, and improve funding for TVET.

“We’re consolidating our beneficial properties up to now years by maintaining to our promise. A method we try to realize these formidable, but achievable aims are plans to assemble 32-State-of-the-art TVET centres in all 16 areas in Ghana which implies that every area will get 2 of those centres” he indicated.

“TVET”, Dr Bawumia emphasised, “is a key catalyst to spur the nation’s industrialisation agenda and create respectable job alternatives for the residents of this nation. For sustainable improvement to happen subsequently, we should pay important consideration to the pressing want for us to coach and make out there to the business extremely expert human sources to function the important thing drivers of the economic system.

“A number of challenges confronted the TVET sector earlier than our authorities took workplace in 2017. Right this moment I’m pleased to report back to the folks of Ghana, that the reforms which had been put in place within the TVET sector is taking form and yielding outcomes. One among such reforms is the rationale we’re right here at this time to formally minimize the sod for development to start on this venture.”

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of The Presidency, Republic of Ghana.

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