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ERIC Number: EJ1075859
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2141-6656
Technical-Vocational Education and Language Policy in Ghana
Adogpa, James Nsoh
International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, v7 n1 p 1-5 Feb 2015
Technical and vocational graduates in Ghana are often ill-equipped to become self-reliant or well-fitted into the demands of the job market. This pattern can be examined in terms of the educational language policy implementation that disregards regional linguistic needs. This seems to arise as a result of the medium of instruction that is implemented in wholesale. This paper illustrates the need for the adoption of predominant regional Ghanaian languages to be used as medium of instruction in our various technical and vocational institutions in Ghana to enable learners grasp the desired skills and concepts that are relevant to preparing graduates of technical and vocational institutions for the job market. Such changes would better facilitate the technological and national advancement that we need.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ghana
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