Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS: Ghana Gets First Creative Arts School In the Country, Will Support Creatives

Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS: Ghana Gets First Creative Arts School In the Country, Will Support Creatives

  • The Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS is Ghana's first creative arts school which is purposely built to support creatives
  • The school will boast facilities such as an administration block, auditorium, staff flats and the principal’s residence, among others
  • The CEO of Grammy Awards has thrown his weight behind the project and has vowed to support the institution

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The Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS in Kumasi is one of a kind in Ghana. The school is set to become the first and only creative arts school in the country. The Ministry of Education is the brain behind the massive project, which will comprise an administration building, an auditorium, staff flats, a house for the principal and vice principal, a dining hall with a kitchen, a hostel for boys and girls, a library, a creative arts building, and a classroom building.

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Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS still under construction
Kwadaso Creative Arts SHS is still under construction. Photo credit: Golden Mainland
Source: UGC

Messrs. Golden Mainland and Uton Engineering, the project's contractors, informed Dr Yaw Adutwum, the Minister of Education, that the project's final phase would be finished in December 2021 and delivered to the Ministry before the year runs out, but that has not been the case.

An aerial view of the creative arts school
An aerial view of the creative arts school. Photo credit: Golden Mainland
Source: UGC

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Dr Yaw Adutwum asserts that the creative industry is flourishing. Thus, fostering and advancing the abilities of young people who wanted to work in the field was essential. According to him, the government will promote the creative sector to expand the economy over time.

Work progresses steadily on the school project
Work progresses steadily on the school project. Photo credit: Golden Mainland
Source: UGC

In March 2022, President Akufo-Addo revealed that the Kwadaso Creative Arts school was 70% complete and explained that the school would aid in releasing the creativity, initiative, and ingenuity of the youth of Ghana, which will build the country's creative arts sector.

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He continued by saying that the school will also act as a compass for many bright young people looking for rewarding careers in the arts.

Newly Constructed Bosomtwe Girls STEM High School Opens For Admission

In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about how the government of Ghana built a high school for girls to prepare them for the STEM fields. The Bosomtwe Girls STEM High School in the Ashanti region was created to promote the education of young girls in science and technology.

In April of this year, the first batch of pupils admitted to the science-related school began to arrive. The development of the school, in the government's opinion, will go a long way toward empowering girls in science, engineering, math, and technology.

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