Cape Coast youth to hold education forum

As part of efforts to address the falling standard of education in the Oguaa traditional area, the Cape Coast Youth Development Association, will organise its maiden youth colloquium to commemorate this year’s Oguaa Fetu Afahye festival.

The colloquium is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 30, at the Emintsimadze Palace.

A statement released on Monday signed by the organiser of the Cape Coast Youth Development Association (CCYDA), Mr Cole Arthur said the event is in collaboration with the National Youth Authority, University of Cape Coast (UCC) Medical Students Association and the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA).

The event is under the theme, “The falling standard of education in the Cape Coast Metropolitan area – the responsibilities of stakeholders and the relevance of Technical and Vocational Education.”

The aim of the colloquium is to find solutions to the challenges confronting education and also find lasting solutions to the challenges.

According to the statement, speakers at the event include the former Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, Dr J. O. Attram of the Counselling Department of the University of Cape Coast and Rev. Felix Asante Bordoh, an advocate of technical and vocational education and an entrepreneur.

It will also have the Deputy Minister for Education and Member of Parliament (MP) for Cape Coast North Constituency, Mrs Barbara Asher Ayisi as the guest of honour while Prof. Eric Nyarko Sampson of the Guidance and Counselling Department of the University of Cape Coast will be the chairman.

By Times Reporter

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