Ghana emerging as an important sending market in Sub-Saharan Africa

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“Demand for higher education is growing in the country, but Ghana’s higher education system is struggling to keep pace and there are significant quality issues.”

Source: http://monitor.icef.com

 Here are the highlights:

  • Ghana’s economy has outpaced overall growth rates in Sub-Saharan Africa for the past decade and more
  • Demand for higher education is growing in the country, but Ghana’s higher education system is struggling to keep pace and there are significant quality issues
  • This has led in turn to persistent concerns for the employability of graduates
  • Outbound mobility continues to increase and Ghana is now the second-largest source of Sub-Saharan students in the US, after only Nigeria

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