Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has announced that improving the performance of the nation’s economy through the development of education required a multi-sectoral approach by the various stakeholders in the country.

He explained that, if all sectors put in the right effort towards the transformation of the economy through education, then it would be much easier winning the war against poverty, leading to an improved standard of living.

Dr Adutwum made the announcement when he gave the closing remarks at a forum organized by the Global Media Alliance, a local broadcast network, in collaboration with the Public Relations Unit of the Ministry of Education on Friday.

The forum which is the first of its kind to be organised by the Ministry brought together all agencies under the Ministry of Education to share their mandates, achievement and programmes and projects they were undertaken to support the development of education in the country.

Apart from sharing their mandates, achievement and programmes and projects, all the Agency heads also answered questions from the audience.

Dr Adutwum commended the various agencies for their effort and roles in the training of the needed human resources needed to support the various facets of the economy.

He entreated them to continue working very hard towards the attainment of President Akufo-Addo’s vision of developing the nation through education.

The Education Minister reminded teachers to make it a point to take part in the ongoing registration and licensing exercise for their own good and the interest of the development of the teaching profession.

He was upbeat that, the current reforms in the nation’s education sector was for the betterment of all since it would put the nation in a better position to do what was required of it to match up with 21st-century job market needs.

Dr Adutwum appealed to parents to take keen interest in the education of their children by creating enabling environment for them to study at home as well as provide them with their needs to supplement the investment being made by the government and other stakeholders in the sector.