The Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa North Constituency, Kwabena Amankwah Asiamah has urged parents to enrol their children into TVET schools since they can explore more opportunities in their careers due to their training.
Speaking to the media, the MP said recent statistics show that people are finding it difficult to find jobs in Africa because they have no technical skills, hence the need for parents to enrol their ward in Technical institutions.
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education was of the view that countries like Germany, China, Hongkong and Singapore have been able to develop because of their high concentration on Technical institutions.
Hon. Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, the Ranking Member of the Committee also said the government is supporting Technical education it’s still not enough to compare to the current needs of citizens in the 16 regions in the country.
He during the inspection of TVET projects in the Western Region led by Kwabena Asiamah, Chairman of the Education Committee pointed out a need for the TVET facilities to be made more user friendly for people with disabilities.
The Parliamentary Select Committee on Education inspected ongoing projects at the Takoradi Technical Institute, Takoradi Vocational Technical Institute and Takoradi Technical University.
Ghana’s Parliament in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh said the purpose of the visit is for the MPs to check whether the loans and financial agreements approved by Parliament for government agencies are being used properly.