The Director-General of Ghana Education Service (GES), Prof. Kwesi Opoku Amankwa has finally dropped the dates for all basic and secondary schools in Ghana to resume.
Following the coronavirus pandemic the world is battling including Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo declared suspension on all public and private schools within the nation in order to control virus successfully.
Well, many were those who lamented that staying at home is becoming a boredom threat to their lives, hence, called for resuming of schools. In the same vein, others to jubilates after the president announced the ban.
In a sighted video, Professor. Amankwa mentioned the dates as this;
The basic schools will resume school on September 10, 2020. All form two’s, now going to form three will resume on 19th August 2020. We have already sent out this information but as part of our regular stakeholder engagement, we are having a meeting with our directors to still go through some of these issues, he added.
Furthermore, he opined that the third-year students who are ready to sit for their final exams should resume on the 19th of August, 2020 because if they are permitted to run the normal school program, they will be completing school somewhat August 2020. He also added that according to WAEC’s timetable, the form three’s are to complete school around June 2020.
In all, he concluded that due to much consumed time at home, after the meeting, headteachers will be encouraged to introduce early morning preps and weekend classes.
Information culled from massiveupdates.com