Education Minister Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh says government is focused on proceeding with its endeavors to make open libraries enthusiastic and associated spaces forever long learning.
"Our open libraries the nation over will keep on being bolstered as we have done in the course of recent years and make them associated and enthusiastic spaces forever long learning.
"We are as of now outfitting open libraries with PCs and associating them to the web to empower them to offer more open doors for our residents who don't have their own gadgets and PCs to likewise profit," he said.
This was in the discourse conveyed for his sake by Gifty Twum Ampofo, Deputy Education Minister responsible for TVET, at the virtual meeting of the primary alumni of the Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) and Coursera Workforce Recovery Program.
Province of Learning and Coursera went into an organization with the Ghana Library Authority (GhLA) to reveal an activity to help Ghanaians to select on more than 3800 cautiously curated courses online conveyed by top colleges and organizations.
￼Education Minister and Executive Director of the Ghana Library Authority, Hayford Siaw
This activity tries to offer 50,000 province residents a chance to achieve new abilities to upgrade work prospects in this COVID-19 period. The venture, propelled in May 2020 by CoL and Coursera, as of now has 12,227 Ghanaians selected.
The Tuesday virtual meeting saw the acknowledgment of more than 2,000 Africans who have moved on from their chosen online courses. Ghana had the most noteworthy number of alumni of more than 1,200.
The Minister of Education informed chose Ghanaians to make use regarding the chance; "I wish to support all Ghanaians who have been chosen to focus on finishing their course modules, tasks and above all, obtain new aptitudes to make you important for the activity market or start your own ventures" he expressed.
Talking on the meeting, the Executive Director of the Ghana Library Authority, Hayford Siaw stated, "the GhLA will persistently guarantee that Ghanaians approach open doors for self-improvement to empower them to get appealing hands on showcase, particularly during this pandemic period".
Mr Siaw additionally expressed that he was energized Ghana has the most elevated number of recipients on this program and he anticipates working with CoL and other advancement accomplices to offer a greater amount of such chances.
Participating in the conference were the President and CEO of CoL, Professor Asha Kanwar; Coursera CEO, Jeff Maggioncalda; Botswana's Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Douglas Letsholathebe; Namibia's Minister of Art, Education and Culture, Esther Anna Nghipondoka and Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh who was spoken to by Gifty Twum Ampfo, Deputy Minister, responsible for TVET.
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