State to support technical universities, polytechnics

The government has pledged to give strong support to technical universities and polytechnics – to raise the quality of their training, to drive the nation’s industrialisation, reports Ghana News Agency.

Deputy Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, said: “We cannot underestimate the place of technical university and polytechnic training in the country’s onward march towards prosperity.”

It was on the basis of this that the government was determined to give sufficient attention to technical and vocational education and training – to churn out products with “the needed practical application of knowledge or technical skills” that were structured to meet “our economic and social challenges”.
Full report on the Joy Online site