The republic of Ghana has signed a historical agreement on mutual recognition of studies and recognition of studies and qualifications in order to continue studies in between the two countries.

wpid-Prof-William-Otoo-Ellis.jpgThe agreement is is the first for the University Presidents (CPU) Conference of Directors of French Engineering Schools (CDEFI)and the Vice Chancellors of (UG,KNUST, UCC UEW, UDS, UMAT, UENR, UPSA, UHAS and GIMPA) to cover areas and promote mutual recognition of studies and qualifications that seek to promote and facilitate the studies of Ghanaian students in France and of French students in Ghana .

It also details the certificates, qualifications and titles and organization of higher education in both countries, the access conditions to the higher education system of the partner country,, the recognition of studies periods with no regard and degrees in partnership.

Prof William Otoo Ellis, President of Vice Chancellors Ghana, and Vice Chancellor of KNUST and H.E Frederic Clavier, Ambassador of France to Ghana, signed the agreement at the residence of the France Ambassador in Accra.

Prof Ellis said the signing ceremony marked the beginning of Ghana and France relations to increase direct and continue studies in both countries..
Mr. Clavier said France had made significant investments in Ghana, and it was time for it to partner Ghana on Engineering science studies.

He announced that that agreement will provide the platform where French and Ghanaian universities, institution and network can showcase the excellence of their education and range of training opportunities available for students, employers and employees.

The French Ambassador added that, the agreement is unique in the sense that, it will provide training in Engineering Sciences from advance technician to engineer, and not only between universities but also private sector of both nations to match the lab our market needs and contents of training program mes for better employment .

Source Frank Owusu Obimpeh

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