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.
Final year students of the University of Ghana will remain at home despite the easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Pentecost University College in Accra and All Nations University College in Koforidua can now award their own degrees and diplomas.