Education unions are urging the Ghanaian government to make amendments to its Education Act to ward off threats of commercialisation following a commitment to review the existing regulatory regime of private schools.
As the refugee crisis continues to take its toll on migrants’ lives, policies that would exclude them from national working conditions, such as paying less than minimum wage, may push them further into exclusion.
The low quality of education coupled with a rise in private and informal schools were among the issues flagged in the latest report published by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
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