Mauritius and Ghana to sign agreement to join forces on higher education
The accord will provide for the exchange of information, experiences and expertise between the respective agencies dealing with quality assurance. (Image: Rajesh Jeetah Blogspot)
Mauritius will see its education sector boosted further to a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana.
The Mauritian Ministry of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology and the Ministry of Education of Ghana will step up collaboration in the fields of tertiary education, science, research and technology by signing aMemorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The MoU is expected to boost cooperation on issues relating to the mutual recognition of equivalence of qualifications, as well as the establishment of links of cooperation between universities and institutions of higher learning, including technical education, from the two countries.
In addition, the accord will provide for the exchange of information, experiences and expertise between the respective agencies dealing with quality assurance.
Also, the establishment of Centres of Excellence in various fields and collaborative research is envisaged as well under the MoU.
Besides, acknowledging document will consist of a scholarship programme concerning postgraduate, specialised or other research studies.
As the vision of the Government is to transform the island into a knowledge-based economy, the signature of the MoU comes in line with the vision, which can be achievable through the use of science, technology and innovation to partner with African countries.