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National Council for Tertiary Education to Hold National Summit

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and TrustAfrica, Senegal will be holding a National Summit on Tertiary Education in Ghana on the theme: “Crafting a National Vision and Plan for the 21st Century” from November 2 to 4, 2016, at the Mensvic Hotel in Accra. The Summit is a follow-up on the National Policy Dialogue on Tertiary Education held in 2013.

COLLEGES OF EDUCATION TO HAVE ACCESS TO ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS AND INFORMATION SERVICES

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) with support of the Ministry of Education has signed a $340,000 subscription agreement with Elsevier, a Netherlands based provider of information solutions to provide electronic publications and materials for the Colleges of Education in Ghana. The signing ceremony took place at the NCTE Secretariat in Accra on Monday August 15, 2016. It was attended by officials from the Ministry of Education, NCTE and Colleges of Education.

8TH Africa Centers of Excellence Phase I

Project Steering Committee Meeting and 5thWorkshop - Accra, Ghana, 16thto 19thMay 2016.

The Africa Higher Education Centre of Excellence (ACE) Project, is a World Bank sponsored initiative aimed at promoting regional specialization in disciplinary fields (such as Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health, and Agriculture) that address regional development challenges, as well as facilitating the delivery of high quality training and applied research, and meet the skills demand of the regional labour market.