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1 1 Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two

2 To contribute to national economic and social agenda through the development of globally competitive skills, and increasing employability opportunities for job creation and poverty reduction by – Ensuring that the unemployed particularly the youth are given competitive, employable and entrepreneurial skills nationally and globally within the formal and informal sectors. – Ensuring that graduates coming out of our formal, informal and non-formal TVET institutions are endowed with employable and entrepreneurial skills – Promoting life long learning for professional progression 2 Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two

3 3 Basic Education (JHS) Apprenticeship Stream Vocational Institute Stream Technical Institute Stream Senior High School Stream PolytechnicsUniversities 45%55% NEET

4 430 Private Training Centres Public Providers Traditional Apprenticeship System – National Functional Literacy Program Public Service Sector 2.73 Mio Formal Private Sector 1.85 Mio 5 Universities 10 Polytechnics Senior High Schools Junior High Schools Primary Schools Semi-Informal Micro Enterprises Informal Micro Enterprises 4.66 Mio Own Account Worker KfW / PLANCO Hamburg 4 Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two

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6 6 MINSTRYNUMBER/TYPE Ministry of Education26/Technical Institutes/11 New Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare 38/Vocational Training 3/OICs 9/Leadership Training 9/Social Welfare Centres, Voc 75/ICCES Ministry of Youth and Sports11 Leadership Training Centres Ministry of Women & Children Affairs1/Vocational Training Ministry of Agriculture3/Agricultural Training Ministry of Road and Transport1/Technical Training Ministry of Local Government26/Vocational CDC Ministry of TourismHospitality Schools Ministry of CommunicationsICT Schools Ministry of Youth and Sports11 Youth Leadership Training Centres

7 Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two 7  Currently, about one of every three youth in the age group has experience as an apprentice, compared to one in four youth fifteen years ago. The percentage of young women doing an apprenticeship has doubled in the last fifteen years (World Bank, 2008a).

8  This programme has been put together by the Government of Ghana as one of its strategies aimed at reducing youth unemployment in the country and to encourage lifelong learning among the youth. Government pays for the cost of one year training program in specific trade areas in line with the National TVET Qualifications Framework.  5000 Apprentices from Certificate 1in the following trade areas ◦ Cosmetology ◦ Auto Mechanics ◦ Garment Making ◦ Electronics Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two8

9 LEVELQUALIFICATIONDESCRIPTOR 9Doctor of TechnologyComprehensive and detailed knowledge and application of research methodologies 8Master of TechnologyRequire self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems 7Bachelor of TechnologyRequire quality and transfer of skills necessary for formal and self employment 6Higher National DiplomaAbility to work or lead a group 5DiplomaRequire minimum supervision 4Certificate IIRequire broad skilled competence in different tasks in varied context 3Certificate IRequire collaboration with others in team 2Proficiency IIRequire limited supervision 1Proficiency IRequire close supervision Young Learners/Other Learners Session Two9


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