The Presidential candidate of the Ghana Union Movement, Christian Kwabena Andrew has underscored the need to make comprehensive reforms in Ghana’s educational system to suit the lifestyles of the people.
According to Mr. Kwabena Andrew, the current educational structures is in line with the European or western World standards which is making it difficult for the younger generation to cope with. He said this is making it difficult for graduates to acquire jobs.
Speaking in an interview with the media, the highly spiritual man who’s seeking to lead Ghana in the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, said Ghana’s educational curriculum currently retards creativity and innovation among students who are capable of becoming technology giants like Bill Gate the owner of Apple and Mark Zuckerberg, the inventor of Facebook.
He however said, the system only promotes white colour job where there is absolutely massive scarcity of the said office work on the job market leaving a huge gap between employed and unemployed.
Giving alternatives, Mr. Christian Kwabena Andrew insisted his party Ghana Union Movement (GUM) are ever ready to offer those key total reforms in our educational system saying if GUM voted into power, there would be over 75 percent practical aspect in our educational curriculum by way of promoting Technical and Vocation training at all levels.
He said giving more room for Technical and Vocational training would go a long way to help graduates to meet the job market with a direct job.
Mr. Andrew was quick to admit that it is highly enshrined in their manifesto to create a neighboring environment for creativity and innovation among students showing signs to explore their full potentials in Technological advancement.