Rawlings says Ghana's education lacks importance

Rawlings says Ghana's education lacks importance

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.

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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.

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