Kids Talk Radio Africa is lucky to have Kenneth Wyrick from Los Angeles, California on assignment in Ghana. He has been sending fantastic photos to keep our audience up to date on what is going on in Ghana today. Kenneth is in the back wearing the blue hat. He is our contact with Roosevelt High School in the USA. We are all part of the XQ Super School International High School.
We welcome your comments and emails: Suprschool@aol.com
Primary and secondary education is free and compulsory in Ghana between the ages of 6 and 17.
There are also Vocational and Teacher-Training institutions.
Education in Ghana
School going age in Ghana is from age 3-21. The educational structure of Ghana comprises:
Pre-School (Ages 3-5)
Basic/Primary School equivalent to Elementary School (Ages 6-11)
Junior High School equivalent to Middile School (Ages 12-14)
Senior High School equivalent to High School (Ages 15-17)
Tertiary Education/Institution equivalent to College/ University (Ages 18-21)
Under the tertiary institutions we have the Polytechnics and the Universities. One has the option after completion of a High School to enter into a Polytechnic or the University.
There are also Vocational and Teacher Training Institutions in Ghana.
Schools & Universities
Currently there are 6 Governments Universities, Chartered Private Universities, 9 Prossional Public Institutes/ Universities, 51 other University colleges and Private Universities affiliated to the Government universities in Ghana.
University of Ghana, Legon
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast
University Of Education, Winneba
University of Development Studies, Tamale
Universities of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa
SOME PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES (AFFILIATED TO MAJOR ONES)
Valley View University, Accra
Central University College, Accra
Ashesi University, Accra
University College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Bunso
Regent University College of Science and Technology, Accra
Methodist University College of Ghana, Dansoman, Accra
Islamic University of Ghana, East Legon, Accra
Presbyterian University, Kwahu
Catholic University, Fiapre Sunyani
Ghana Telecom University College, Accra
Evangelical Presbyterian University, Ho
Pentecost University College, Sowutuom, Accra
Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College-Masters Degree