Accra: TVET program is the key to poverty alleviation – NABAH President

The Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) introduced by the National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI) is a master key that would help alleviate poverty, promote peace, and also conserve the environment, President of the National Association of Beauticians and hairdressers Association, Mrs. Joyce Lamptey has said.

She said it would also help improve the quality of life for all and also help to achieve sustainable development, calling on the public to take advantage of TVET to reduce the rate of employment in the country

She said technical, vocational education and training provide the student with the requisite knowledge and skill development to find a related job or create one’s own job to reduce the level of poverty and unemployment in the country

Speaking to the media at the 11th celebration of the NABH annual salon academy under the theme; of promoting sustainable development through TVET, She commended the German international and Ghana government for funding to boost the work of TVET.

The 11th academy salon of NABH is a week-long event starting from 5th -10th June at Mensah Sarbah Hall, University of Ghana.

Mrs. Lamptey added that the TVET programs were a master key because it was only vocational and technical education such as healthcare and other vocational programs that could drastically reduce the canker of unemployment that is gradually eating deep into the Ghanaian youth.

He said the NVTI has also created a path for further academic progression for all graduates.

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