National Council for Tertiary Education, Ministry of Education and TrustAfrica, Senegal

THEME: Crafting a National Vision and Plan for the 21st Century



1.  The Future of Postgraduate Education and Training in Ghana – Professor Robert Clement Abaidoo. Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi


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2.   Research, Innovation and Development: The Agenda for Tertiary Education in Ghana - Professor John Owusu Gyapong: Vice Chancellor, University of Health & Allied Sciences. Ho


3.     Positioning Science, Technology and Innovation as a Primary Focus for Tertiary Education in Ghana - Dr. George Owusu Essegbey. Director of Science and Technology Policy Research Institute (STEPRI), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)


4.      Collaboration between Industry and Academia: The Future of Tertiary Education in Ghana - Professor S.I.K. Ampadu, College of Engineering (KNUST) 

5.       Building Quality Assurance Systems to Deliver 21st Century Tertiary Education in Ghana – Professor  Goski Alabi, Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) 

6.      Private Sector Participation in Tertiary Education in Ghana – Policy& Strategic Options for the Future – Professor  Clement Dzidonu, President, Accra Institute of Technology (AIT) 

7.      Expanding Access to Quality Tertiary Education through Open and   Distance Learning - Prof. I.K. Dontwi, KNUST 

8.       Differentiation and Diversification in Tertiary Education Professor Ivan Addae-Mensah. Former Vice Chancellor, University of Ghana 

9.      Funding of Tertiary Education in Ghana: A Vision for the Future and Policy Options for Sustainability – Dr. Emmanuel Newman, National Council for Tertiary Education 

10.   Effective Governance of 21st Century Tertiary Education in Ghana – Mr. Paul Effah, President, Radford University College and Former Executive Secretary, NCTE

11.   Internationalisation and the Future of Tertiary Education in Ghana - Prof. Chris Gordon, Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies, University of Ghana, Legon.