Technical and Vocational education and training are delivered at three levels, namely, Basic Education, Second-Cycle and Tertiary Education levels. At the Basic Education level, technical and vocational education starts from the Junior Secondary School. At the Second-Cycle level, technical and vocational education is provided in the Secondary Technical Schools, Technical Institutions,Vocational Schools/Training Centres and other post-basic education training institutions as well as in some of the initial Teacher Training Colleges. Technical education at the tertiary level is delivered at the Polytechnics and other professional institutions, with the Universities being the highest level.
Purpose of Technical and Vocational Education
The purpose of the technical and vocational education at the non-degree level is to provide young men and women with technical and vocational skills training (in addition to general education) in order to enable them fulfil the country’s technical manpower needs, including self-employment in the fields of industry, business and agriculture.
N.J. Ahmadiyya College of Education – Upper West
St. John Bosco’s College of Education, Navrongo – Upper East
Bagabaga College of Education, Tamale – Northern
St. Joseph’s College of Education, Bechem – Brong Ahafo
Mampong Technical Teachers College of Education – Ashanti
Presbyterian College of Education, Akropong-Akwapem – Eastern
Komenda College of Education – Central