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October 30th, 2012

Kwesi Atta Sakyi argues that ‘science and technology are the drivers of development.’ According to the author, science and technology competitions among students in Ghana must be encouraged, and the lack of adequate science books could be mitigated through better access to the internet for students. Moreover, a ‘paradigm shift’ in education will be necessary – a shift from primarily theoretical education to applied, practical knowledge. Following Germany’s model, technical schools and polytechnics could help Ghana prepare its future workforce for the high-tech jobs of the future.

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