Maximise Government Policy for Higher Education Opportunitiesadmin
The Ghana High Commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Papa Owusu- Ankomah has reiterated Government’s policy of maximizing opportunities for Ghanaians to benefit from higher education. He said this when he addressed participants during the opening ceremony of a four-day workshop coordinated by the British Council and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) on ‘Centralized Admissions Platforms for Tertiary Education in Ghana’.
The High Commissioner called on management of universities to maximize the use of their academic faculties, especially through distance education and merging of some courses, as pertains in the global education sector.
The Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah, who led a government to the workshop, indicated that, the Ministry of Education, as part of reforms, sought to provide a centralized admission platform that will offer a variety of choices and opportunities for applicants to explore opportunities in universities.He explained that it was in line with this reform that the workshop was being held to understudy the UK’s Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) system.The delegation is made up of Ministry of Education Officials, Vice Chancellors and Registrars of public universities and Interim Vice Chancellors of Technical Universities.