The implementation of the Free Senior High School Education policy by President Akufo-Addo has drastically reduced the adverse number of street children in Kumasi and Ashanti Region in general, Mrs Elizabeth Agyemang, Deputy Ashanti Regional Minister has stated.
Accra Academy has toppled the reigning champions of the NSMQ, St. Augustine’s College, in an incredible battle of wits in the third contest of the Quarterfinal Stage.
Opoku Ware School has eliminated Holy Child School and Wesley Girls’ High School to make it to the Semifinal Stage of the 2020 edition of the NSMQ.
The highly anticipated contest at the One-eighth Stage of the National Science & Maths Quiz came off with Prempeh College emerging winners. The four-time NSMQ Champions – Prempeh College (1994, 1996, 2015, and 2017) – gave a spectacular performance against St. Thomas Aquinas SHS (NSMQ 2013 Champions) and Asanteman SHS.
The Deputy Minister of Education, Hon. Osei Yaw Adutwum has stated that, the SHS Double Track policy implemented by the current administration has helped a lot of Ghanaian children to get access to education and so calling for its cancellation is out of place.
According to him any leader calling for its cancellation at this crucial times lacks the fundamentals of leadership.
The next NDC administration will absorb 50 percent of fees for tertiary students for 2020/21 academic year as an incentive to mitigate the effects of COVID 19 on students and their families,Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang announced,whiles giving highlights of the 2020 NDC manifesto on Monday, September 7, 2020 at the University of Professional Studies, Accra.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has promised to cancel the Double-track system which was introduced after the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. The Free SHS programme was introduced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in 2017.
The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has promised to expand the access to Free Senior High School programme, to include private schools. The Free SHS programme was implemented by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in 2017.
Stakeholders in the education sector are considering reviewing the ban on mobile phone usage in schools.
Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said the reopening of schools in Ghana will be dependent largely on how the coronavirus behaves in the country.