Governance in Ghana
- Government Agencies
- Policy and Plans
The Ministry of Education is the body responsible for education policy and development in Ghana. The National Accreditation Board (NAB), a regulatory agency of the Ministry, ensures that education standards are set and maintained for both public and private tertiary institutions. All public higher education institutions are overseen by the National Council for Tertiary Education which forms an advisory and coordinating body at the national level.
Ministry of Education
Tel: +233 302 66 2772
Minister: Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang
Public spending on education was 8 per cent of GDP in 2011.
The Education Strategic Plan 2003-2015 embodies targets and strategies aimed at achieving the Education for All goals. Ghana qualified for the World Bank’s Fast Track Initiative – known since September 2011 as the Global Partnership for Education – which is aimed at meeting the education Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All goal that by 2015 all children complete a full cycle of primary education. Under the initiative, developing countries have committed to designing and implementing sound education plans since 2002, while development partners commit to aligning and harmonising additional support around these plans.
|Governance in Ghana|
|Ghana Education Service||
|Management Development & Productivity Institute||
|Ministry of Education||
|National Accreditation Board||
|West African Examination Council||