Strategic plan for technical, vocational education in the offing — Minister

The Ministry of Education (MoE) would soon launch Government’s strategic plan for Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET), Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in-charge of Tertiary Education, has said.

He said plans are far advanced to hold a national conference on technical and vocational education scheduled for March 14th to 16th at Koforidua adding that participants from six other countries — China, Nigeria, Finland, Germany, South Africa and the United Kingdom — would attend the event.

Prof Yankah, who was speaking at the 10th congregation ceremony of the Sunyani Technical University (STU) on Saturday, said the launch and the conference are to foster government’s agenda on TVET and sharpen the national focus on it.