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Yaw Osei Adutwum

Minister for Education

Mr. Yaw Osei Adutwum was born on April 9th 1964. He is a Ghanaian politician, and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Bosomtwe Constituency in the Ashanti Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party.

He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Land Economy (Business Administration with a major in Real Estate) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and holds a master’s degree in Education Management from the University of La Verne as well as a Ph.D. in Educational Policy, Planning, and Administration from the University of Southern California.

He founded the New Designs Charter Schools, and prior to that, worked as a Mathematics and Information Technology teacher for a period of ten years. During that time, he founded the International Studies Academy which served as a small learning community for students to thrive academically and socially.

He is currently the Deputy Minister for Education in charge of Pre-tertiary Education.