The new Educational Reforms. Prof. J. Anamuah-Mensah. Problems with the old structure. Limited provision of further education and skills training facilities for the majority of the products of the JSS and SSS levels;
Prof. J. Anamuah-Mensah
to create well-balanced(intellectually, spiritually, emotionally, and physically) individuals with the requisite knowledge, skills, values and aptitudes for self-actualisation and for the socio-economic and political transformation of the nation.
Basic Education is the minimum period of schooling needed to ensure that children acquire basic literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills as well as skills for creativity and healthy living.
* These subjects should be taught as practical and creative activities.
Some Weaknesses identified with the JSS System
In the short term;
Education offered after secondary level at a university, polytechnic, specialised institutions, open university and any other institution offering training leading to the award of diploma and degree qualifications. In Ghana, tertiary education is provided in both state-supported and private institutions.
findings for national development;
This Reforms was suggested after seriously considering the strengths and weaknesses in the previous structure and content at the various levels of education, and also at the management and financing of education in the country.
Recommendations made in the report were meant to lead Ghana into developing a vibrant educational agenda that will meet the challenges of the rapid technological development in the 21st century.