TVET Service orients 170 new instructional and non-instructional recruits

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Story: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH

The Ghana Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Service has held a two-day orientation for its newly recruited staff.

The exercise took place at the Headquarters at East Legon in Accra.

In all, 170 instructional and non-instructional recruits were taken through thought-provoking sessions on the TVET Service Regulatory Framework, Soft Skills and Protocol, Attitudinal Change, A Leader Without Title, Quality Assurance, Human Resource Issues, and Roles and Responsibilities that are expected of Staff to improve the image of TVET delivery in Ghana.

In her opening remarks, the Director-General of Ghana TVET Service, Mrs. Mawusi Nudekor Awity, tasked the new recruits to exhibit a high level of etiquette at the workplace and among stakeholders.

Mrs. Mawusi Nudekor Awity.

‘‘Never adopt a casual attitude towards work, know how to speak; relate to your peers and superiors, employ telephone manners, be friendly with each other and be ambassadors of TVET Service worthy of emulation,’’ she admonished the staff.

She indicated that His Excellency the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo is keen on making the TVET Sector the engine of growth in Ghana’s socio-economic development.

By this, she tasked the staff to have the vision of His Excellency the President in mind, as they begin work at their various institutions and departments.

For his part, Mr. David Prah, Deputy Director-General took the participants through the formation of the Service, Objectives, Functions, Progress made so far, and the way forward.

He indicated that the Service was formed in other to align the various Agencies and Departments that were under 9 Ministries which were providing Technical and Vocational Education and Training under one umbrella, ‘‘now the Ghana TVET Service under the Ministry of Education’’.

‘‘Government, the Ministry, and Management would provide all the necessary resources needed for the smooth operation of the TVET Service and that we expect you our staff to give off your best’,’ the Deputy Director-General stated.

Mr. Frank Addo, a Human Resource Consultant in a session on Attitudinal Change, tasked participants to renew their minds at the workplace for maximum results.

ABOUT THE GHANA TVET SERVICE

The Ghana Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Service was established by the Pre-Tertiary Education ACT 2020, ACT 1049, as a corporate body to manage, oversee, and implement approved national policies and programmes relating to Pre-Tertiary Technical and Vocational Education and Training.

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