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The Other Side Of Free-SHS Education Equation That You Don’t Want To See.

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 20, 2012

Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi, Asoum, Ghana

Universal SHS tuition-free education is nice but Universal access to a quality education is much better because the problems of education are not confined to tuition affordability.

FAR BE It from me to get in the middle of the Ghanaian “politiricking” (a combination of the words,”politics” and trick”) debate. But, I’d like to add my two pesewas to the tuition free-SHS education  debate because I don’t think the  proponents of it are  just pandering  to  education enthusiastic  parents…I hope not!.

The tuition – free -SHS -education is very feasible and enticing proposition, but we need to dissect it a little to see the quality of its contents, long- term financial sustainability, and effectiveness in solving some of our emerging educational and socio-economic problems in Ghana. Read the rest of this entry »

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