Most children are unwilling to pursue a career in TVET, and instead have dreams of becoming doctors, lawyers or accountants.
In technical terms, CBT is an outcomes-based, industry driven, education and training programme based on industry generated standards.
For Ghana to develop as a country, we cannot focus all our attention on “grammar school” education.
The low standard of training students are getting in institutions all over the country is one of the reasons that employers put such high premium on experience when recruiting.
The informal sector, which trains a vast majority of TVET practitioners, must be modernized and encouraged to adopt more scientific methods of training.
Ghana would not be the first country to convert its Polytechnics into universities. In the UK, the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992 converted Polytechnics into independent Universities.
Our careers affect the number of hours we spend in paid work and the time we devote to other roles in our lives such as leisure, and home and family life.