TVET: Tracking government commitments in Ghana [infographic]

Tracking educational promises

iWatch Africa’s third-quarter assessment of government commitment to construct 20 modern TVET schools and 10 Regional STEM centers as indicated in the 2018 Budget Statement has revealed that, no progress had been made as at the end of August,2018.

With few months to the close of the year, iWatch Africa can project that it is unlikely the government will be able to honor its commitment.

Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has reiterated his commitment to the construction of 20 modern TVET schools. He made this known during a speech at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Ho Technical University over the weekend.

Below is an infographic report:

government has failed to construct 20 modern TVET schools and 10 Regional STEM-iWatch Africa

Report by Gideon Sarpong | iWatch Africa

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Gideon Sarpong

2017 Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellow: Gideon Sarpong (G. K. Sarpong) is a media practitioner with over six years of experience in content development and management, data and investigative journalism, policy analysis, production and e-commerce strategizing. Gideon is currently Director of Policy and News Content at iWatch Africa. He is also the Brands and Communication Manager for Football 360, Kwese SportsXtra, on KFS and Celebrity Fanzone, The Tonight Show, and After Hours. Gideon is an e-commerce consultant for Department of Geography & Regional Planning and Department of Religion & Human Values at the University of Cape Coast. He is a columnist for several local and international news portals. Gideon holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Policy Journalism and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability using investigative & data journalism. Gideon is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program.

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