Government is seeking the approval of Parliament to create a new regime for the regulatory bodies in the country.
Known as the Education Regulatory Bodies bill, the legislation combines the existing National Council for Tertiary Education and the National Accreditation Board into a body known as the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission.
The Bill merges other Bodies in the Education regulation in technical, vocational and supervision aspects of the sector.
Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah has been making a case for the new regime in Parliament.
The purpose of the Bill is to establish regulatory bodies, to regulate the education sector in the country effectively and efficiently.
The Education Regulatory Bodies Bill, 2019 is made up of six parts, describing the structures of the various Regulatory Bodies.
Part one of the Bill restructures and merges the existing National Council for Tertiary Education and the National Accreditation Board into one institution, to be known as the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission.