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Ministry of Education, Accra, June 23. 2021.
The Minister of Education, Hon Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has charged the Evangelical Presbyterian Church Ghana (EPCG) to consciously investigate existing data on academic performances of their schools to bridge any looming disparity in the educational sector. He made the call during a historic visit by the largest church delegation to the ministry.
In a discussion, the minister noted that the world is ever evolving and the church needs to assess its
performance position critically while replicating best practices among thriving schools in weaker ones to keep them at par with other institutions. He congratulated the church on model schools such as Mawuli Senior High which was a top cluster school. He promised to impress
on the infrastructure team to urgently refurbish Kpenoe, a primary school owned by the church affected by rains in the Ho Municipal District.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the EPCG, Rt. Rev Dr. Lt. Col (rtd) Bliss Divine Agbeko expressed appreciation to the ministry for the partnership and support over the years and assured the minister of the church’s commitment
to promote excellence in education to argument government initiatives. The Clerk of General Assembly, Rev Dr. Emmanuel Kobla Amey presented some needs of the church to the minister.
The delegation included the Pr. Charles Sitsofe (Presbyter Executive of the General Assembly), Rev. E.E. Attu (Director, Program
mes, Ecumenical and Social Relations), Rev S.K. Tettey (Ag. Director HR and Admin), Rev Dr. MacWilson Atakro (West Volta Moderator), Mrs Marian J.A. Adzroe (General Manager, E.P. Schools Ghana), Prof. Edem Kwasi Bakah (President E.P. University College), Mr. Jonathan G. Adomah (Headmaster, Mawuli SHS and other representatives of Heads of schools and institutions of the church across Ghana.
The Evangelical Presbyterian Church Ghana (EPCG) is a result of North German Bremen missionary efforts in the Volta Region, Peki on 14th November 1847. The church has to its credit 928 congregations in Ghana, Europe and America, a University College, 2 Colleges of Education in Bimbilla and Amedzofe, 2 Technical Vocational Institutions, 6 Senior High Schools, 157 Junior High Schools, 549 Primary and Kindergarten schools.