Ministry of Education (Ghana)

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Ministry of Education, Ghana
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Agency overview
Formed 1957
Jurisdiction Republic of Ghana
Headquarters  Ghana
Ministers responsible
Agency executive
  • Mr. Enoch Cobbinah
Parent agency Ghana Education Service
Child agency
Website Official 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 Services, 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.

History[edit]

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

Agencies[edit]

  • 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