The latest extension of Ghana's education programme was completed on Saturday with the opening of a new advanced teacher training college at Winneba.
The latest extension of Ghana's education programme was completed on Saturday with the opening of a new advanced teacher training college at Winneba. The college was opened by Mr. A.K. Deku, the member of Ghana's ruling National Liberation Council who is responsible for education.
In a speech, Mr. Deku said that Ghana now spent a large proportion of its national income on education and that its educational programme had become a model for other countries.
The new college principal, Mr. Attoh Okine commended the decision of the N.L.C. to concentrate all specialist training at the college.
Mr. Deku later planted a tree to commemorate the occasion.
The Winneba Advanced Teacher Training college is on the site of the former Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute. It has four main blocks. The college will runs course in English, mathematics, history and geography. At present there are 283 students enrolled there, including 55 women.