Since its formation, the Council has held consultative meetings with key state institutions such as the Ministry of Education, National Accreditation Board, Ghana Education Trust Fund Board of Trustees, National Council for Tertiary Education and Parliamentary Select Committee on Education. It has also established very strong working relations with Vice Chancellors-Ghana, Association of West Africa Universities, African Union of Private Universities, Students Loan Trust Fund, Association of African Universities, Ghana Employers’ Association and Association of Ghana Industries.
The National Accreditation Board was established by the Government of Ghana in 1993 with the enactment of PNDCL 317, 1993. The legislation has since been replaced by the National Accreditation Board Act, 2007, Act 744.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) is a public trust set up by an Act of Parliament in the year 2000. Its core mandate is to provide funding to supplement government effort for the provision of educational infrastructure
An act to establish a National Council for Tertiary Education to oversee the proper administration of institutions designated as institutions of tertiary education in Ghana; to provide for the composition of the Council and provide for related matters.
On 10th day of January, 2011, at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria, the Vice Chancellors and principal Officers of Universities across the West Africa Sub-region met to deliberate on the state of education in the region.
The Association of African Universities (AAU), whose headquarters is in Accra, Ghana, was founded in Rabat, Morocco on November 12, 1967, following recommendations made at an earlier conference organized by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)