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[PRESS RELEASE] The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and TrustAfrica, Senegal will be holding a National Summit on Tertiary Education in Ghana on the theme: “Crafting a National Vision and Plan for the 21st Century” from November 2 to 4, 2016, at the Mensvic Hotel in Accra. The Summit is a follow-up on the National Policy Dialogue on Tertiary Education held in 2013.
The goal of the National Summit is to offer an opportunity for stakeholders to make recommendations to inform a draft National Vision and Plan for Tertiary Education; to propose an implementation framework; and to provide input into the current efforts at developing a long-term national development plan for the nation.
Prof. Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Hon. Minister of Education is the Special Guest of Honour.
Speakers at the programme include Prof. C.N.B Tagoe, Chairman of the National Council for Tertiary Education and Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ghana, Prof. Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Education, Winneba, Prof. I. Addae-Mensah, Former Vice-Chancellor, University of Ghana, and Dr. Omano Edigheji, Consultant/Advisor, Africa’s Higher Education Dialogues, TrustAfrica, Senegal.
The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Trust Africa, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), with special interest in higher education in Africa and based in Senegal, has revealed their vision for tertiary education in Ghana.
This was done at the opening ceremony of the National Summit on Tertiary Education.
A former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Jophus Anamuah-Mensah, said the vision is to build a tertiary education system that supports the development of a dynamic, entrepreneurial and internationally competitive nation, through the development of skilled graduate workforce, research, innovation, and knowledge tratransfer that meets the needs of the economy and improves the welfare of all Ghanaians.