Dr. Asamoah reiterated the government’s dedication to investing in TVET education as a catalyst for societal transformationDr. Fred Kyei Asamoah, the Director-General of the Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET), has unveiled a comprehensive initiative to elevate Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in Ghana.

Addressing a press conference, he disclosed that over 1.2 million TVET textbooks covering 24 programme were set to be distributed to institutions nationwide.

He added that this effort was aimed at bolstering teaching and learning quality in the TVET sector. Dr. Asamoah outlined the adoption of Competency-Based Training (CBT) as a cornerstone of the educational approach.

He explained that CBT ensures that learners’ education aligns with industry standards, fostering individual competence over group performance.

He emphasised the standardization of existing curricula and the training of over 8,000 TVET instructors in the CBT methodology.

He said beyond curriculum development, significant strides had been made in infrastructure expansion.  He announced the completion of a state-of-the-art TVET centre of excellence in Anyinam and Pakyi No. 2, with two additional centres nearing completion in Akumadan and Assin Jakain.

These facilities, he mentioned, are poised to enhance practical learning experiences and equip students with in-demand skills.

On infrastructure development, he said the Commission had undertaken an ambitious curriculum enhancement initiative.

Dr. Asamoah revealed the development of 108 new TVET curricula, with an additional 115 curricula in progress.

He said this initiative, guided by sector skills bodies and industry experts, aims to address skills gaps and ensure relevance to evolving market demands.