The World Bank Country Director, Mr. Pierre Laporte, has lauded the government for its efforts at promoting development through education. He pledged to support the government’s education transformation agenda which includes the training of the right skills to meet 21st-century job market requirements. He urged the government to strengthen and expand digital technology and skills which held the key to the quick transformation of the country. The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, said creating a pipeline from Basic through High School to the Tertiary level was a crucial issue being looked at in the transformation initiative.
He thanked the World Bank for its unflinching support to the country over the years and urged it to continue to help the nation turn things around. The Education Minister is also a Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe in the Ashanti region, who is also an MP for the Ashanti Region. He assured the Country Director of the government’s readiness to promote critical thinking in schools as it held key to national transformation.