September 27 2017 0Comment

Ghana Skills Gap Summit

Dreamoval Foundation in partnership with Pyxera Global, SAP, and Ghana Education Service organized Ghana’s first Skills Gap Summit with the theme ‘Bridging the Skills Gap- Creating Enabling Synergies between Industry and Academia.’ on 27th September, 2017. Skills gap is a major global challenge for emerging economies and the summit was aimed at creating the platform where industry players and government officials can have a place to discuss pressing issues associated with the prevalent skills gap. The summit did not encourage vain talk but created an avenue for commitment and points of collaboration for a successful implementation and growth of the economy. Resource persons at the Summit included Dr Fred Asamoah Kyei- the Executive Director, Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (COTVET), Mr Roland Ato Quainoo- Chief Executive Officer, Run on Time Engineering Mr Patrick AwuahPresident and Founder of Ashesi University, Mr. Derrydean Dadzie- Chief Doe at Dreamoval Ltd  and Ms Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh- Country Director and General Manager IBM. These resource persons engaged in intensive collaboration for the entire period, shared their unique understanding, expertise and approaches through a series of interactive work sessions aligned to specific issues track. Through this facilitated collaboration the even aimed to drive insight and inspiration to catalyse scalable solution to problem.

 

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