The Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) is encouraging all Technical and Vocational Institutions and Centers across the broad spectrum of pre-tertiary and tertiary education space to register and accredit their outfit in compliance with the regulatory requirements of the Commission before 30 June 2022.
According to the Commission, the directive is to ensure proper quality assurance, provision of relevant demand-driven skills for industry, and access to future benefits.
The Director-General of the Commission, Dr. Fred Kyei Asamoah in a statement stated that the move is by the Pre-tertiary Education Act 2020 (Act 1049), a person may establish, manage, operate and maintain a private TVET institution subject to the approval of the Commission for TVET.
He explained that the Commission is Government Agency of the Ministry of Education (MoE) established by an Act of Parliament under The Education Regulatory Bodies ACT,2020 (ACT 1023) with the mandate to regulate, promote and administer Technical and Vocational education and training for transformation and innovation for sustainable development.
In a statement issued by his outfit, he said " To achieve the object of the Commission, Section 43 of the Act mandates CTVET to coordinate, harmonize and supervise the activities of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions to meet the requirements of both formal and informal sectors".
"Also to take measures to ensure quality, equitable and inclusive access in the provision of technical and vocational education and training, to accredit programs, institutions, centers, facilitators, assessors and verifiers at the formal, informal, non-formal, technical and vocational institutions to ensure quality delivery".
He, therefore, encourages all Institutions to get their accreditation before the deadline.