- NDC flagbearer says technical and vocational education will be free when he wins power in 2020
- John Mahama also said the NDC will complete the 200 secondary school structures they started
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Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, on Thursday, January 16, 2020, said he will ensure technical and vocational education in Ghana is free when he is voted into power again.
According to the former president, he will also make sure all the impediments that make technical and vocational education unattractive are cleared.
He stated that he will also ensure technical and vocational education become attractive for students.
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“I’ll make technical and vocational education in Ghana, free of charge. I note that, this has generated a positive reception from Ghanaians. Let me assure that, our program of technical and vocational education are comprehensive and far-reaching. The free TVET will operate from all levels from the second cycle to tertiary,” he said at an NDC gathering in Accra.
Speaking at the NDC’s rally to launch an online platform that will make it easy for party members and non-members to contribute monies to the 2020 campaign, Mr. Mahama also said his new administration will reintroduce the automatic promotion for teachers.
“We will bring back the automatic promotion of teachers. And cancel the teacher licensure exams. They say that we introduced the licensure exams; to be clear we never sort to use exams as a means of licensing teachers,” he said.
He further added that when the NDC wins power, they will cancel the teacher licensure exams.
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John Mahama gave assurances that the NDC. Will complete all 200 secondary school structures abandoned by the Akufo-Addo government.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the surviving driver in the Dompoase accident along the Cape Coast-Takoradi highway has spoken for the first time after the accident that claimed over 30 lives.
Eyewitnesses present blamed the surviving driver who was en-route to Accra for causing the accident. According to them, the driver tried to overtake another vehicle but failed and collided head-on with an oncoming bus.
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