Ministry of Education (Ghana)

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Ministry of Education, Ghana Burh
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Agency overview
JurisdictionRepublic of Ghana
Headquarters Ghana
Minister responsible
Agency executive
  • Mr. Enoch Cobbinah
Parent agencyGhana Education Service
Child agency
WebsiteOfficial website
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The Ministry of Education (MOE) is a multiportfolio government ministry of Ghana, responsible for the government and management of Ghana's education. It is responsible for the national education curriculum, primarily instituted by Ghana Education Service, which is part of the Ministry.[1]

The Ministry of Education was established under the Civil Service Law 327 and under the PNDC Law 1993 with the mandate to provide relevant education to all Ghanaians.[2]

The Ministry's main offices are located in Accra.


The first Minister of Education in Ghana was J.B. Erzuah under the Nkrumah government in 1957.


  • National Accreditation Board (NAB)
  • West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)
  • Council For Technical And Vocational Training (COTVET)
  • The National Board For Professional And Technician Examinations (NABPTEX)
  • National Council For Tertiary Education (NCTE)
  • Ghana Library Authority (GLA)
  • Ghana Academy of Art and Science
  • Funds And Procurement Management Unit
  • Ghana National Commission For UNESCO

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Coordinates: 5°33′06″N 0°11′40″W / 5.551576°N 0.194334°W / 5.551576; -0.194334