Ghana Newsfile: Education

What does it take for a country to grow sustainably? Improved and accessible healthcare, improved infrastructure, a thriving private sector that creates jobs, access to finance for all and good governance are all fundamental components of every successful growth story. But arguably one of the most important factors is an educated populace. A strong education system that harnesses the full potential of every citizen has the power to change a country’s future and sustain its growth for years to come. So how well is Ghana doing in educating the young men and women who will lead the country in the future? The answer, not surprisingly, is a mix of successes, failures and persisting challenges.

Read more of Ghana’s second newsfile, published by IGC Country Economist, Fahmina Rahman.