An effort to ensure students who sit and pass WASSCE enter into various tertiary institutions to pursue higher education has been put in place, the Acting Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES), Eric Nkansah has said.
In his address at the 60th Anniversary of Mpraeso Senior High School, Dr Eric said the GES will continue to work to ensure that many more Senior High School graduates are given the opportunity to transition into tertiary institutions.
The 60th celebration of Mpraeso Senior High School located in the Kwahu South district of the Eastern region was under the theme, “Promoting Inclusive Education in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era: The Role of Science, Technology and innovation”
In another story, Ghanaian actor and CEO of the Great Minds International School, Kwadwo Nkansah (LilWin) has expressed commitment to partner with the Ghana Education Service to train more children in the Creative Arts sector.
The ‘Didi Matem’ hitmaker who has also been working to advance access to quality education through his school, Great Minds International School, made this known when he called on the Acting GES Director General in his office.
“Even though I did not have the opportunity to pursue higher education, it is a privilege to use my talents and resources to support the next generation of young talents for the benefit of our dear nation,” he told the Director.
Mr Eric Nkansah on his part commended Kwadwo Nkansah Lilwin for his foresight and significant work in the education sector and emphasized the readiness of GES to support him to do more in the education sector.
The Deputy Director-General in charge of Quality and Access, Dr Kwabena Bempah Tandoh, also congratulated the actor and school proprietor for the various roles he is playing in making education accessible to children in Ghana.