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Government committed to work with actors in private sector to promote the development of the economy-Dr.Adutwum

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The Education Minister, Dr Yaw Osei  Adutwum, has stated that the government would continue to work with actors in the private sector to promote the development of the nation’s economy.

To this, he commended operators of private schools in the country for their role in the transformation of the nation’s economy through education.
Dr Adutwum announced this on Thursday when he visited the managers and staff of Morning Star School at Cantonment in Accra.
The visit was aimed at interacting with the staff and management of the school.
The Education Minister hinted at plans to collaborate with private schools in the country to discuss their best practices which could be replicated by public schools and vice versa for the country’s development.
Dr Adutwum mentioned the sharing of best practices between the private and public schools in the country for the good of the sector.
He hinted at an upcoming meeting to be organized by the Education Ministry for operators of Private Schools, Public Schools, the National Teaching Council (NTC), the National School Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) and other stakeholders to deliberate on issues relating to best practices to be shared amongst them.
“One thing worth noting is that when the private sector does well it does it for the country so I want to encourage the private actors that the Ministry is behind them and ready to support them to get a better outcome than they are getting now”. He said.
Again, he also mentioned efforts at training private schools on the development of Science, Technical, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education so they could also support its promotion towards the transformation of the nation’s development.
The Director of Administration, Morning Star School, Miss Nana Yaa Siriboe, praised the Education Minister for his role and support towards the development of education in the country, especially for private schools.
She appealed to the government to create more opportunities for the players in the private education space to engage the Education Ministry often to discuss issues affecting their operations.
The Administrator pledged to work harder for the school to make more gains towards the development of education in the country.
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Background
The Morning Star School was established in 1965 and operates from the Kindergarten to the Junior High School levels of education.
The school which started with only a few students currently has 1049 students.
Apart from the attainment of high academic laurels, the school is also noted for the training of its students on extra-curricular activities which help them in diverse ways as they move on in their further education and other carrier development.

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