No. 21 Delivery of Education Services in Public Primary Schools in Ghana Citizen Repo
04 December, 2014
Education has been acknowledged as one of the ways through which poverty and other forms of
deprivation can be eliminated. As a result, governments and policy makers all over the world have
been exploring ways through which the promised benefits of education can be harnessed.
The Government of Ghana, in working towards attain its Education For All (EFA—targets of ensuring
improved primary school access and equity, as well as educational quality and learning outcomes for
all children by 2015, has since 2004 implemented various policy initiatives and interventions. Among
these are the 2003-2015 Education Strategy Plan (ESP), the School Fee Abolition Program or Capitation
Grant, Nutrition and School Feeding programs, training and upgrading of teachers, especially in the
area of Science, Mathematics, and Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) education,
provision of free textbooks, furniture and infrastructure.