Empower academics to provide artistic thinkers – Dr Adutwum urges faculties of training boards

Empower academics to provide artistic thinkers – Dr Adutwum urges faculties of training boards

Dr Yaw Osei Adu-Twum (center), Minister of Schooling, administering the oath of workplace to the Board of the Akrokerri School of Schooling. Photos: ERNEST KODZI

The Minister of Schooling, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has admonished the governing boards of schools of training to empower trainer trainees to exit and create an enabling instructing setting for college students to be artistic thinkers for nationwide growth.

He defined that the modern business relied extra closely on artistic and revolutionary pondering than memorisation, therefore the necessity for the universities to provide academics who would promote instructing and studying for growth.

“We’d like you to create an empowered studying setting for trainees to additionally go on the market to provide important thinkers for our nationwide growth,” Dr Adutwum stated on the inauguration of the governing boards of 16 faculties of training in Accra yesterday[September 13, 2022].

The universities included the Abetifi School of Schooling, Ada School of Schooling, Agogo Presbyterian Ladies’s School of Schooling, Akatsi School of Schooling, Akrokerri School of Schooling, Atebubu School of Schooling, Bagabaga School of Schooling and Berekum School of Schooling.

The remaining are Dambai School of Schooling, Komenda School of Schooling, Nusrat Japan Ahmadiyya School of Schooling, Presbyterian School of Schooling, Seventh-Day Adventist faculties of Schooling in Agona-Ashanti and Asokore, St Francis School of Schooling and Wiawso School of Schooling.

The minister led the boards to take their oath of workplace and secrecy.

Distinctive benefit

Dr Adutwum stated it was time for the universities to look out for distinctive promoting benefits to place them to be extra aggressive in producing graduates for the nation’s pre-tertiary colleges.

He added that although the members of the boards represented totally different curiosity teams, the curiosity of the universities should stay paramount of their every day engagements.

“Be occupied with initiatives that may make the varsity stand out and will it’s stated that it was throughout your time period that the faculty turned one of the best or exceeded the youth’s personal expectation

“Help the varsity and administration and it will likely be to your credit score,” he added.

The minister stated the training sector was present process huge transformation, saying the universities should put together to embrace the modifications.


The minister additional introduced that stakeholder engagements have been underway to improve among the faculties to assist enhance the enrolment base of the faculties and supply different programmes, except for training.

The transfer, he stated, was additionally to wean the faculties from affiliation to be unbiased.

He, due to this fact, urged the universities to organize to satisfy the necessities wanted to make them unbiased.


The Chairman of the Berekum School of Schooling Board, Kwadwo Adjei-Darko, pledged the assist of his governing board to make sure that there was a conducive setting for trainer trainees.

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