Former president Jerry John Rawlings has described Ghana's educational system as that which lacks substance.
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According to Jerry Rawlings the proliferation of universities in Ghana has to a large extent reduced the quality of education in the country. Speaking at a meeting with Cuba trained Ghanaian professionals who paid a courtesy call on him at his office in Accra on Tuesday, Jerry Rawlings said Cuba was a shining example when it comes to education thus charged government to follow the lead of the country's success.
President Mahama had earlier called on heads of tertiary institutions to implement practical curricula that relates to the job market, a move he insists could go a long way to ending the scourge of graduate unemployment in the country.