Ghana’s education system below international standards & 98% of primary two children can’t read/write english

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In the wake of the 70%  failure of Ghanaian children on the 2013/2014 WASSCE, Citi FM online on Thursday 4th September, 2014 1:28 pm reported that the Global Competitiveness Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) describes Ghana’s education system as below international standards at all levels. On the overall competitiveness on higher education in the world, Ghana ranked 106 among 144 other countries.

Another report on the Early Grade Reading assessment released by the Ghana Education Service (GES) revealed that 98% of primary two pupils can neither read nor understand English.

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