December 5, 2017

As part of improving some Senior High Schools in the country, Parliament has approved a $40 million loan facility.

This is a financial agreement between the government of Ghana and the International Development Association of the World Bank.

The loan would be used as additional financing for the Secondary Education Improvement project, which would upgrade facilities in some existing 75 senior high schools.

The Chairman of Parliament’s Finance Committee, Dr. Mark Assibey Yeboah, has recommended the approval of the facility to the House, saying: “75 senior high schools will have their facilities upgraded to improve academic performance. Also, there will be quality improvement support to 107 additional schools.”

He added that “the committee finds the project immensely important towards enhancing secondary education in Ghana, to help provide more secondary level graduates with the relevant skills to enter tertiary institutions and the labour market.”

By: Kwaku Sakyi-Danso/